Climate change is not a hoax, but as a political matter, it is a persistent pretext for expanding government control over the economy, redistributing wealth, and empowering unaccountable elites at the expense of voters and their elected representatives.

In fact, climate change does not endanger the survival of civilization or the habitability of the planet. So-called climate solutions are bureaucratic power grabs and corporate welfare schemes with no detectable climate-related benefits.

The Competitive Enterprise Institute offers a realistic policy alternative to both catastrophism and denialism to policy makers and the public that preserves our climate and allows for abundant energy and economic development.

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American Thinker

The SEC Oversteps its Powers on Climate Change

CEI’s Stone Washington was cited in American Thinker on government overreach: The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) just produced a comprehensive study addressing all these…

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Blog

Can HR 1 Rekindle The Blue Flame Of Freedom?

​It’s not easy to choose the Biden Administration’s single most foolish climate change policy amongst many deserving candidates, but worst of all may be the assault on the residential use of natural gas.  The costs of this agenda are substantial, and it’s all…

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The Tribune-Democrat

Earth Day Should Be Retired

After more than five decades, it is time to let go of Earth Day. Conceived by peace activists and initially promoted by international labor unions,…

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Daren Bakst

Director of the Center for Energy and Environment and Senior Fellow

  • Climate
  • Energy and Environment

Sam Kazman

Counsel Emeritus

  • Antitrust
  • Automobiles and Roads
  • Banking and Finance

Marlo Lewis, Jr.

Senior Fellow

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Energy and Environment

Ben Lieberman

Senior Fellow

  • Climate
  • Energy
  • Energy and Environment

Fred L. Smith, Jr.

Founder; Chairman Emeritus

  • Automobiles and Roads
  • Aviation
  • Business and Government

Kevin D. Williamson

Writer in Residence

  • Climate
  • Energy and Environment