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Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. ENERGY

New research indicates that global oil production is not likely to peak anytime soon.

From CEI: Research Associate Adam Chamberlain on Canada’s vast and underappreciated oil reserves.   

 

2. TECHNOLOGY

The Mercury-News of San Jose, California advocates nation standards for recycling the used electronics and computer components known as “e-waste.”

From CEI: Adjunct Scholar Dana Joel Gattuso in the Washington Post on why e-waste recycling mandates are an expensive solution to an imaginary problem.

 

3. ENVIRONMENT

Two dozen public policy groups (including CEI) co-sign a letter to House Resources Committee Chairman Richard Pombo (R-CA) supporting reform of the Endangered Species Act.

From CEI: Director of Global Warming & International Environmental Policy Myron Ebell on the prospects for action on ESA reform.

 

4.GLOBAL WARMING

Efforts to add an amendment on climate change to the Senate energy bill are dealt a setback.

From CEI: Senior Fellow Marlo Lewis, Jr. on why adopting watered down versions of the Kyoto Protocol is just as foolish as embracing the treaty itself, plus how we got from Kyoto to here.

From CEI: Director of Global Warming Policy Myron Ebell and President Fred L. Smith, Jr. sign on to an open letter to the Members of the Senate opposing the global warming amendments.