The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

The Competitive Enterprise Institute Daily Update

October 06, 2005

Issues in the News

1. FOOD SAFETY

The Food and Drug Administration is poised to issue guidelines on the sale of meat and milk from cloned animals.

CEI Expert Available to Comment: Director of Food Safety Policy Gregory Conko discusses cloned livestock on CNNfn’s Money & Markets.

 

2. GLOBAL WARMING

The European Space Agency launches a satellite to study polar ice for evidence of climate change.

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Director of Global Warming Policy Myron Ebell on the lack of evidence linking changes in polar ice caps with man-made global warming.

 

3. HURRICANES

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins to rebuild – but not strengthen – the levees around New Orleans damaged by Hurricane Katrina  

 

CEI Expert Available for Comment: Journalism Fellow John Berlau on the environmental groups which opposed levee construction projects in the past.