NCPA Media: Environment

  • Oct 03, 2013

    Taxpayer Dollars Wasted on the Global Environmental Facility

    The GEF is Corrupt, Ineffective, and Structurally Flawed: NCPA Study

    The United States has spent $1.24 billion in taxpayer funds over the last twelve years to support the Global Environmental Facility (GEF), a United Nations and World Bank-led effort to benefit the environment. But according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA), the funds have been wasted on an international program that has spent more than a billion dollars while achieving no measurable environmental benefit.


  • Sep 23, 2013

    City Council May Have an Answer to 'Paper or Plastic?'

    San Diego Business Journal: San Diego plans to ban the use of plastic bags, though a NCPA study found that such bans can lead to layoffs and a decline in store sales.


  • Sep 12, 2013

    Updated Global Warming Primer Dispels Climate Change Myths

    NCPA Educational Publication Based on Scientific Research

    NCPA: An updated edition of the NCPA's myth-buster primer about the misinformation and even disinformation about global warming is now available online and in print.


  • Aug 07, 2013

    U.S. Agricultural Subsidies Harm Environment, Taxpayers & the Poor

    NCPA Study: Unintended Subsidies Impact Felt Worldwide

    NCPA: American agricultural subsidies distort market prices and interfere with trade, causing harmful market distortions that adversely affect poor famers in developing countries and burden U.S. taxpayers, as well as causing inadvertent environmental problems, according to a new report from the National Center for Policy Analysis (NCPA).


  • Jun 25, 2013

    Obama to unveil plan for fighting climate change

    Bypassing Congress, White House aims to curb power plant emissions, boost energy efficiency

    Baltimore Sun: The Obama administration’s climate change policies will destroy the coal industry and hike energy costs according to an NCPA statement.


  • Jun 24, 2013

    President Obama’s Climate Change Proposals Disastrous

    NCPA Expert Warns the Poor Would Be Hardest Hit

    If President Obama’s proposed power plant emissions controls are enacted, it will destroy utilities burning coal, hike energy costs while making zero impact on earth’s climate, according to National Center for Policy Analysis Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett.


  • Jun 14, 2013

    Feds Give Wind Producers Free Pass to Kill Condors

    heartlander.org: NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett brings attention to the hypocrisy of President Obama’s policies favoring renewable energy.


  • Jun 13, 2013

    Brown Seeks Rewrite of California Toxins Law

    heartlander.org: NCPA Senior Fellow H. Sterling Burnett says California Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing helpful reforms that take on aggressive environment lawyers.