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June 24, 2011
CEI’s new grassroots website, Resourceful Earth, is an educational project designed to better inform the public about natural resource production. The site includes updates on special interest attempts to block new energy projects and comprehensive rebuttals to disinformation campaigns about natural resources. Read more about the new project here.
>>Shaping the Debate
Greg Conko’s op-ed in The Wall Street Journal
Marc Scribner’s request letter, filed on behalf of CEI
Wayne Crews’ column in Forbes
Ryan Young and Jacqueline Otto’s op-ed in The Daily Caller
Ryan Young’s op-ed in The American Spectator
Vincent Vernuccio’s op-ed in The Daily Caller
John Berlau’s blog post in Big Government
John Berlau’s op-ed in National Review Online
Myron Ebell’s citation in The Detroit News
John Berlau’s citation in The Washington Times
Ryan Radia’s citation in TechNewsWorld
>>Best of the Blogs
By Vincent Vernuccio
By Iain Murray
By Michelle Minton
By Sam Kazman
>> CEI Podcast
Bunker fuel is a heavy fuel used by large ships around the world. Oil tankers, container ships, and more rely on bunker fuel because it’s cheaper than other kinds of fuel. Land Use and Transportation Policy Analyst Marc Scribner takes a look at new environmental regulations in California intended to reduce bunker fuel usage. The rules are actually causing many ships to use more bunker fuel, not less. If proposed fixes succeed, the result would essentially be a tariff on most global trade — a $16 trillion industry.