NCPA Media: Environment
Feb 02, 2007
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
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
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 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
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).