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  • VIDEO: Just Say No to a Carbon Tax

    June 5, 2019
    The Competitive Enterprise Institute has a new video out today featuring Senior Fellow Marlo Lewis which explains why adopting a carbon tax in the United States would be a bad idea.
  • Study Confirms China Cheating on United Nations Environmental Agreement

    May 31, 2019
    A study published in the journal Nature provides further confirmation of illegal production of trichlorofluoromethane (CFC-11) from China.
  • California Leads Nation in Gas Prices, Climate Policies a Growing Contributor

    May 31, 2019
    The large gasoline price disparity between California and the rest of the country has jumped to nearly $1.20 per gallon. High fuel taxes and stringent clean burning fuel specifications along with other state-specific policies account for much of that gap.
  • Climate Issues Decide Australian Election  

    May 24, 2019
    Australian voters stunned the pollsters and the experts in the general election on May 18th by returning the ruling coalition of conservative parties to office. Votes are still being counted and a few House races are still to be decided by a complicated preferential system, but the Liberal and National Parties (LNP) will have a majority with at least 77 and probably 78 seats in the 151-member House of Representatives.  
  • CEI Petitions EPA to Correct 2009 Endangerment Finding

    May 17, 2019
    The Competitive Enterprise Institute on May 13th filed a request for correction under the Information Quality Act (IQA) that asks the Environmental Protection Agency to stop using or disseminating the 2009 Endangerment Finding until it corrects several major procedural errors committed during its preparation. 
  • Can Trump Save Your Air Conditioner from the Deep State?

    May 14, 2019
    It happens every spring—on the first hot day, homeowners switch on their air conditioners that have sat idle since September, cross their fingers, and pray they get cold air. Those that do not know that they’ll soon be on the hook for a repair costing hundreds of dollars or a replacement costing thousands. But what most don’t know is that bureaucrats in Washington have been targeting home air conditioners for decades and that their regulations are partly responsible for the high cost of cooling off.
  • ‘Forefront of Opportunity and Abundance’—Sec. Pompeo’s Remarks to Arctic Council 

    May 10, 2019
    On May 7th in Finland, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo participated in the eleventh Ministerial Meeting of the Arctic Council. The meeting “ended without a formal agreement after the United States refused to allow language on climate change to be included” (E&E News, May 7th, 2019). 
  • Extinction Rebellion Heats Up UK Climate Ambition (or Rhetoric)

    May 3, 2019
    Spurred by David Attenborough’s global warming documentary, Extinction Rebellion protests, and homilies by teen activist Greta Thunberg, the United Kingdom became the first nation on Earth to declare a “climate change emergency.”
  • House Passes Bill to Keep U.S. in Paris Climate Treaty

    May 3, 2019
    The House of Representatives on May 2 passed a bill that would prevent President Donald Trump from withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate treaty. Eighteen non-profit groups, led by the Competitive Enterprise Institute, sent a letter on Tuesday to House members urging them to vote no on the bill.
  • New York City Enacts Its Own Green New Deal

    April 26, 2019
    New York City’s council passed the Climate Mobilization Act, a set of six bills, by a 45 to 2 vote on 18th April. Mayor Bill de Blasio signed the package into law on 22nd April and declared that it, plus further administrative actions he was taking, were the city’s version of the Green New Deal. It is claimed that it is the most ambitious action taken by any city in the world to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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