NCPA Media: Environment

  • May 20, 2011

    Four More Dollars?

    The Obama administration wants energy to be scarcer and costlier.

    Wall Street Journal – Pete du Pont discusses the Obama Administration energy policy in the Wall Street Journal.

  • May 18, 2011

    Has Subsidy-Scrapping Time Arrived?

    American Spectator – An article on eliminating subsidies for oil companies and ethanol producers cites an NCPA study.

  • May 11, 2011

    Subsidized Solar Power Among Fastest Growing Energy Sources

    NCPA Study Finds Solar Energy Must Be Competitive To Succeed

    NCPA - Globally, grid-connected solar power capacity increased faster than any other energy source from 2004-2009, according to a new study from National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA). However, the study also notes that solar energy still relies heavily on government support.

  • May 04, 2011

    Bluey and Burnett: More oil would mean smaller deficit

    By blocking drilling, Obama turns down billions in needed revenue

    With the price of oil at more than $100 per barrel, higher gasoline prices are eating into Americans’ budgets. Consumers, however, are not the only ones losing out. The various taxes, lease revenues and royalty payments to federal, state and local governments for oil and gas production on public lands is a significant source of revenue - among the largest sources outside of the personal income tax. Yet, the Obama administration stubbornly clings to a “no new production in our backyard policy” - while blaming oil companies for high prices.

  • May 03, 2011

    This week in gas wars

    Washington Examiner – A summary of upcoming oil-related bills references an NCPA analysis on the impact of the moratorium on offshore drilling.

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