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    Global Warming Legislation vs. Largest Government Projects in History

    Add together NASA since its inception, the cost of Hurricane Katrina and spending on the New Deal. Adjust for inflation. What do you get? Not quite the amount of money a cap and trade program would generate in energy taxes on consumers. The $1.9 trillion generated over eight years from … More

    What Will You Give Up to Fight Global Warming?

    The current recession is causing Americans to take a second look at their household budget. Well, if Congress enacts cap and trade legislation, recently proposed by Chairman Henry Waxman (D-CA) of the Energy and Commerce Committee and Chairman Edward Markey (D-MA) of the Energy and Environment Subcommittee, families will have … More

    Bad Energy Policy and The Heritage Foundation’s Response

    The National Basketball Association’s San Antonio Spurs are known for winning NBA championships in odd years, winning in 1999, 2005, 2005 and 2007. Bad energy bills are beginning to follow the same trend as Congress passed energy bills in 2005 and 2007 that focused on subsidies and mandates as opposed … More

    Senators Reject Cap, Tax and Spend to Socialize Scheme

    The United States Senate declared that any revenues generated from a carbon cap-and-trade scheme or carbon tax could not be used to fund government programs, including the initial stages of government-run health care. By adopting an amendment by Senator Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), policymakers stated that American consumers should be held … More

    U.N.’s Global Climate Change Plan Would Cause Economic Earthquake

    While an earthquake shifts the ground beneath our feet, the United Nation’s climate change proposal would shift trillions of dollars in wealth transfers and entail “ job losses and gains, new taxes, industrial relocations, new tariffs and subsidies, and complicated payments for greenhouse gas abatement schemes and carbon taxes.” And … More

    Man’s Contribution to Global Warming

    Out of the entire atmospheric makeup, only one to two percent is made up of greenhouse gases with the majority being nitrogen (about 78 percent) and oxygen (about 21 percent). Of that two percent, “planet-killing” carbon dioxide comprises only 3.62 percent while water vapor encompasses 95 percent. And of the … More

    An Energy Plan with More Energy, Lower Prices

    Republican leaders released their budget alternative yesterday, and it came under much criticism since it failed to include any hard numbers. On the bright side, though, the Republicans’ energy budget proposal doesn’t require much funding. The difference between the budgets is quite simple. Although both parties want to keep energy … More

    Global Warming Science Update: Natural Forces Slow Warming

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee mathematicians Kyle L. Swanson and Anastasios Tsonis are predicting that global temperatures will change very little or even drop over the next decade – and possibly longer: Tsonis and Swanson used mathematical analysis to look at the role of the Earth’s natural climate cycles and the long-term … More

    The Ban on Black

    Henry Ford told buyers they could get a Model T in “any color as long as it’s black.” Californians may soon find that black is banned. California’s Air Resources Board (CARB) conducted a public workshop this month, outlining their plan to regulate the color of cars. CARB’s website explains: In … More

    EPA’s Global Warming Regulations: Time to Let the Facts Sink In

    The Environmental Protection Agency’s recent endangerment finding that greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide, “are pollutants that endanger the public’s health and welfare” would come with monumental costs. The cumulative GDP losses for 2010 to 2029 approach $7 trillion. Single-year losses exceed $600 billion in 2029, more than $5,000 per house­hold. … More