The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

August 01, 2005

Issues in the News

 

1. ENERGY

The Washington Post cites CEI on the pork-barrel spending in the recent energy bill.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Global Warming Policy Myron Ebell discusses the impact of the energy bill on the future of renewable fuels on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show.

 

2. TELECOM

A leading software designer announces a new project to make Internet telephone calls—known as “voice over IP” or VoIP— safe from eavesdropping.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Technology Counsel Braden Cox on the trouble with trying to regulate VoIP like traditional telephone service.

 

3. GLOBAL WARMING

A new study suggests that hurricanes have grown more intense because of global warming.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Questions and answers from CEI’s staff on hurricanes and climate change.