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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Daily Update

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The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

Issues in the News

1. TRADE

The U.S. House of Representatives approves the Central American Free Trade Agreement.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Fellow Frances B. Smith on the advantages we can expect from liberalized trade with Central America.

 

2. GLOBAL WARMING

The U.S., India, China and Australia announce a new international agreement on global warming, declaring the Kyoto Protocol a failure.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Global Warming & International Environmental Policy Myron Ebell on the success of President Bush’s climate policies at the recent G8 Summit in Scotland.

 

3. ENERGY

The U.S. House of Representatives prepares to approve the final conference report of the long-awaited energy bill.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Global Warming & International Environmental Policy Myron Ebell appears on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show this morning to debate the future of renewable fuels.

 

4. TECHNOLOGY

XM Radio and Napster team up to create a new service for tracking and buying digital music online.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Adjunct Analyst James Plummer on the new strategies companies are adopting to protect copyrighted content without resorting to lawsuits.