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The EPA's Endangerment Finding and the 2012 Julian Simon Award

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The EPA's Endangerment Finding and the 2012 Julian Simon Award

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EPA’s Global Warming Juggernaut Challenged in Court This Week

Day Two. EPA’s economically ruinous plans for regulating greenhouse gas emissions are being challenged in federal court this week - Tuesday and Wednesday - by a broad array of states and private parties, including the Competitive Enterprise Institute, the Science and Environmental Policy Project, and FreedomWorks. A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear oral arguments on Tuesday and Wednesday in a set of cases challenging EPA’s decision to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases as pollutants under the Clean Air Act. The court will also review a series of major EPA regulations based on that decision.


2012 Julian L. Simon Memorial Award Dinner

March 9, 2012

Harvard Club of New York City

We at CEI are proud to announce that the 2012 Julian Simon Memorial Award will be presented to bestselling author Matt Ridley. Matt Ridley is an international bestselling author whose books have sold more than 850,000 copies and been translated into 30 languages. His most recent book, The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize for non-fiction and it won the Hayek Prize, 2011. Ridley argues that human beings are not only wealthier, but healthier, happier, cleaner, cleverer, kinder, freer, more peaceful and more equal than they have ever been.