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  • Regulating CO2 with Common Sense is a Contradiction in Terms

    Of the many alarming comments Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Lisa Jackson made to attendees at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen, a select few stood out as particularly daunting. On the anniversary of Pearl Harbor, the EPA dropped its own economic bomb, asserting that carbon dioxide and … More

    Government Plans for Political Interference in GM, Chrysler

    When the government bailed out General Motors and Chrysler, part of the necessary, painful road to recovery was to cut unnecessary dealerships. Before the cuts GM and Chrysler had over 9,000 independent dealerships in the United States. To save costs, GM and Chrysler cut 1,300 and 800 dealerships, respectively – … More

    Carbon Dioxide Regulations Display EPA’s Arrogance

    Carbon dioxide is dangerous and a threat not only to human health but our entire planet. How do we know? The Environmental Protection Agency told us so, officially announcing that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases are “the primary driver of climate change, which can lead to hotter, longer … More

    Aesop and Copenhagen

    A lesson on Copenhagen from George Mason professor Charles Rowley, who recently started blogging: A fox, caught in a trap, escaped by tearing off his bushy tail. After that, the other animals mocked him, making him feel so ashamed that his life was a burden to him. He therefore worked … More

    Video: Copenhagen Should Follow Byrd-Hagel Resolutions

    In response to the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference December 7th through 18th, The Heritage Foundation is launching a video series to cover all the details and aspects of the climate summit. We’ll address all the angles (climate, energy, national security, sovereignty, trade, and more) and provide you with everything you … More

    EPA Formally Declares CO2 a Dangerous Pollutant

    Step aside, elected Members of Congress. If you can’t pass cap and trade legislation, The Environmental Protection Agency will move in with massively complex and costly regulations that would micromanage just about every aspect of the economy. They announced today that carbon dioxide and five other greenhouse gases (GHGs) threaten … More

    New Poll Shows More Skepticism on Global Warming

    A new poll from Harris Interactive Inc released today found that: “Just 51 percent of adults questioned said they believed carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases would cause the Earth’s average temperature to increase. Two years ago, fully 71 percent of respondents linked greenhouse gases directly to global warming. The … More

    No India Ink on a Copenhagen Climate Treaty

    Leaders from different longitudes and latitudes will make the trip to Copenhagen for the climate change summit from December 7th through the 18th, but many of them are coming empty-handed. The latest comes from India’s Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh who won’t be bringing his treaty-signing pen, “There is no question … More

    Climategate: From Skepticism to Investigation

    But as Climategate proves, a bit of skepticism will rarely steer you wrong. In fact, it’s one of the key elements of rational thinking.” Those words come from David Harsanyi’s excellent column in the Denver Post. He writes, As President Barack Obama heads to Copenhagen to work on an international … More

    Climate Emails Have Rippling Effects

    For those who thought the exposed emails from Britain’s University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit would come and go without much play, think again. Surely the skeptics and even the agnostics wouldn’t miss an opportunity to jump on such devastating revelations, but the fact is ClimateGate is having immediate … More