President Trump in Cpac Speech Says Deregulation Is as Important as Tax Cuts and the Paris Climate Treaty Is a DisasterFebruary 23, 2018 3:20 PM
President Donald J. Trump in his speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference today spent seven minutes discussing his deregulatory agenda, ending the war on energy, getting out of the Paris climate treaty, the harmful effects of Paris, and the positive effects his policies are having on property owners and workers. Notably, he said that in his opinion getting rid of job-killing regulations had just as big an impact on the economy as the tax cuts. The president spoke for more than an hour, and one of the longest interruptions for applause was when he said Paris would have been a disaster.
Several videos of the entire speech are available on the Internet. Here is one on YouTube. The ...
February 13, 2018 11:07 AM
CEI experts react to provisions in President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposal released on February 12, 2018.
Fourth National Climate Assessment: Pat Michaels Calls for "Reset" of U.S. Global Change Research ProgramFebruary 9, 2018 5:25 PM
The comment period for the U.S. Global Change Research Program’s Fourth National Climate Assessment closed on January 31, 2018. Cato Institute scientist Patrick Michaels identifies two methodological flaws that permeate the entire work, rendering the Fourth Assessment biased, misleading, and unscientific.
CEI Asks State Department to Turn Over Records of Contacts with Paris Climate Treaty's Media CheerleadersFebruary 8, 2018 3:40 PM
The Obama State Department pushed the line, via media contacts it called "validators," that the Paris Climate Agreement was not a treaty and didn’t need to be ratified the Senate. CEI has requested information on these “validators” through the Freedom of Information Act.
February 2, 2018 4:16 PM
This week’s address was the first State of the Union speech in eight years that didn’t mention global warming or climate change, and the first State of the Union in fourteen years that contained not a single word about renewable or alternative energy. We have come a long way since President George W. Bush announced in 2006 that “America is addicted to oil.”
February 2, 2018 1:41 PM
In honor of the classic Bill Murray film “Groundhog Day,” Reason TV has released a “horrifyingly relevant” parody video about the seemingly endless national news cycle that we all seem to be trapped in.
February 1, 2018 12:30 PM
It appears a variety of California municipalities have gotten themselves in hot water. To investors of their bonds, they have claimed that they are unable to predict sea level rise or other climate risks. But they recently filed suit against a variety of oil and gas companies claiming the companies are causing the sea level to rise. The municipalities in their lawsuits give very explicit predictions as to how much they think the sea level will rise.
January 26, 2018 5:19 PM
ExxonMobil this week asked a Texas district court for authority to depose and obtain documents from “ExxonKnew” campaign legal strategist Matt Pawa and 15 officials or attorneys representing San Mateo County, Imperial Beach, Marin County, Oakland, San Francisco, and Santa Cruz.
January 26, 2018 11:45 AM
Message to President Trump on energy and environment issues: Don’t become comfortable with the status quo and sink back into the swamp; keep on doing what you’re doing.
January 24, 2018 8:05 AM
In his upcoming state of the union address, President Trump should finally reject the Paris Agreement, explain his reasons, and announce a plan to get us out by year’s end.