NCPA Media: Environment

  • Oct 25, 2013

    NCPA: Federal Control of HF Would Undermine U.S. Shale Boom

    Energy In Depth: NCPA Senior Fellow Sterling Burnett’s issue brief on fracking highlights the potential for the US to become energy independent, as well as the problems created by federal regulations.

  • Oct 24, 2013

    Fracking is Revolutionizing the Oil and Gas Industry

    NCPA Study: The Federal Government Stands in the Way of Greater Supply, Lower Prices, and Increased Employment

    NCPA: Fracking is currently responsible for more than 30 percent of U.S. domestic oil and natural gas reserves, and the National Petroleum Council estimates that 60 to 80 percent of all U.S. drilling over the next decade will require fracking.

  • Oct 10, 2013

    An Uncritical View Of EPA: Why I Agree With Obama

    Forbes: The EPA is currently developing new air quality rules that will have an unprecedented economic impact, says Sterling Burnett, senior fellow at the NCPA.

  • Oct 08, 2013

    EPA Confirms Texas Air Plan Is Improving Houston Air

    The Heartland Institute: Houston’s air quality has improved for reasons unrelated to EPA regulation, says NCPA senior fellow Sterling Burnett.

  • Oct 07, 2013

    Chukchi Polar Bears Thriving As Arctic Ice Recedes

    The Heartland Institute: Sterling Burnett, senior fellow at the NCPA, discusses climate and its relationship to the polar bear population.

  • 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.