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    Carbon Tax: NRDC Serves Up Stale Leftovers

    An old cartoon showed a customer sampling from a jar whose label is emblazoned with the words “New and Improved.” The customer asks what has changed and is told the company changed the label so that it now says “New and Improved.” This seems to be the idea behind the … More

    Canada Under Attack by Environmental Extremists

    It seems that Canada, America’s friendly neighbor to the north (and beloved by the left for its universal health care system) has a new enemy to the south—environmental activists. Its crime? Wanting to use its natural resources. In the Natural Resource Defense Council’s (NRDC) “onearth” blog, Andrew Nikiforuk lambastes Canada … More

    Obama in Wonderland with the Oil Spill Commission

    In its lead editorial yesterday, The Wall Street Journal pointed out the lack of scientific and engineering expertise of President Obama’s appointments to the seven-member “National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and Offshore Drilling,” as well as the obvious biases of a majority of its members who … More

    CBO To Join Heritage Answering Committee's Questions

    Several weeks ago we received a letter from Chairman Henry Waxman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee requesting information concerning our economic modeling of H.R. 2454, the American Clean Energy and Security Act. We quickly responded (our answers are available here). Several other organizations and government agencies also received … More

    Morning Bell: A Pro-Growth, Pro-Nuclear, Energy Alternative

    Last month, the Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis released a study of the Waxman-Markey energy tax bill showing that by 2035 it would raise electricity rates 90 percent, reduce aggregate gross domestic product (GDP) by $7.4 trillion, and destroy over 1,900,000 jobs. The Natural Resources Defense Council recently responded … More

    Truth Free Zone at NRDC

    The Washington Post fails to explain what makes the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge any more ‘pristine’ than the rest of Alaska, but the rest of their editorial exposing the Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund’s ‘Snake Oil‘ on offshore drilling is well worth the read. The Post counters three NRDC … More

    The Biggest Lie Ever Sold

    The Natural Resources Defense Council Action Fund purchased a full page ad May 10 in the New York Times (here in pdf) supporting the Lieberman-Warner  cap-and-trade bill, called the “Climate Security Act”  One sentence  in huge bold-face type yells: “THE ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN THAT CAN SAVE THE WORLD.” Apparently the NRDC … More