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 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.
January 19, 2018 5:34 PM
Governors Jay Inslee, Jerry Brown, and Andrew Cuomo have a radical agenda unconstrained by the law or basic decency.
January 19, 2018 12:28 PM
Its success in policymaking notwithstanding, the "race to the bottom" theory has fared poorly with the passage of time.
January 16, 2018 10:41 AM
On Friday, The Wall Street Journal’s editorial page led with a deep-dive editorial, “Climate Unaccountability: Are foundations running state energy policy without transparency?” This was the paper's second item in less than a week prompted by months of CEI work using state...