NCPA Media: Environment

  • Feb 21, 2007

    U.S. Cutting Greenhouse Gases Better Than Europe

    U.S. Action Besting European Treaties and Regulations, Notes NCPA Scholar

    Despite constant criticism from environmental activists at home and across Europe claiming the U.S. government is doing nothing to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, new evidence suggests America's efforts are more effective than those of Europe's.

  • Feb 02, 2007

    IPCC Report Less Alarming Than It Appears

    Report Reduces Amount of Warming Estimated Compared to Previous Reports, Notes NCPA Scholar

    Contrary to ominous news reports, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) summary report shows less expected warming and lower estimated sea level rise than previous reports.

  • Jan 17, 2007

    Democrat Congress Sings Same Song, New Verse On Energy

    Energy Plan Won't Increase Supply or Reduce Prices, Says NCPA's Burnett

    The House of Representatives is set to vote this week on a package of energy proposals that will impose new conservation fees on oil and natural gas taken from the Gulf of Mexico and will bar companies from future Gulf lease sales unless they agree to renegotiate leases agreed to under the Clinton Administration.

  • Jan 17, 2007

    Government Has Poorly Managed Public Lands

    Private Sector Should be Given Chance Where Government Has Failed, says NCPA Report

    Government has poorly managed the public's natural resources as it struggles to balance public land uses, such as logging and recreation, with preservation of lands in their original state, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).

  • Dec 14, 2006

    Congress Passes One Slice Of Off-shore Loaf

    Congress Needlessly Ties States Hands, Says NCPA Expert

    In one of its final acts, Congress voted to end a quarter-century offshore drilling ban and allow energy companies to tap natural gas and oil beneath waters in a small region of the Gulf of Mexico.

  • Dec 11, 2006

    Most Everything You Know About Air Pollution Is Wrong

    NCPA Study Shows How Regulators, Environmentalists and Journalists Exaggerate Levels and Risks

    Contrary to what many environmental activists, regulators and journalists regularly assert, air pollution is not a growing problem or a serious threat to the public's health, according to a new study from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).

  • Dec 06, 2006

    Media Shows Irrational Hysteria On Global Warming

    "The Public Has Been Vastly Misinformed," NCPA's Deming Tells Senate Committee

    "The Public Has Been Vastly Misinformed," NCPA's Deming Tells Senate Committee.

  • Nov 29, 2006

    Court Should Rule Congress Decides EPA Regulations, Not States

    NCPA Scholar urges Supreme Court to reign in states

    The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today from several states and environmental groups who are claiming the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must regulate gas emissions from new cars and trucks in an effort to prevent global warming.