NCPA Media: Environment
May 18, 2007
Today is the second annual "Endangered Species Day," as declared by the U.S. Senate in honor of the Endangered Species Act. Yet rather than a cause for celebration, animal lovers and private property owners should view this day with sadness.
May 11, 2007
Focus Should be on Increasing Domestic Supplies, Not Punishing Producers, Says NCPA Scholar
As gas prices passed the $3.00 a gallon mark, several members of Congress have taken aim once again at the oil companies, promoting everything from a windfall profits tax to breaking the oil companies up. Yet rather than attacking "big oil," Congress should look in the mirror.
Apr 24, 2007
Canada to Follow U.S. Policy Lead, Says NCPA Scholar
News out of both China and Canada is bolstering the Bush administration's decision not to ratify the Kyoto global warming treaty, choosing instead to seek technological innovation and participation in the Asian-Pacific partnership on Clean Development and Climate.
Apr 11, 2007
Report High on Shock, Low on Evidence says NCPA Scholars
According to the NCPA, the recent severe and costly hurricanes are the beginning of a completely natural, not at all unusual, multi-decadal cycle that scientists have monitored for more than 100 years.
Apr 03, 2007
Court Only Ruled EPA Has Authority to Regulate, Notes NCPA Scholar
The Environment Protection Agency is not required to regulate carbon dioxide emissions from tailpipes, contrary to the impression fostered in media reports about the U.S. Supreme Court's "rebuking the Bush Administration for its inaction."