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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Vol. IV, No. 14

Politics White House Rebuffs Congressmen on National Assessment The stench of the National Assessment has reached Congress.  Representatives James Sensenbrenner, chairman of the…

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Ecology, Liberty & Property

Ecology, Liberty & Property: A Free Market Environmental Reader Publication Date: Spring 2000Price: $16.95ISBN #1-889865-02-8 Are free markets and environmental protection compatible?  Is…

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Vol. IV, No. 10

 Politics EPA Blasts the National Assessment The National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Change is under attack from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,…

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Vol. IV, No. 9

Politics   New Jersey/Seattle Guinea Pigs?   No, this story is not about how global warming is harming guinea pigs in New Jersey and Seattle.

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Vol. IV, No. 8

Politics   Assessing the National Assessment   The U.S. Global Climate Research Program is about to release its National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of…

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Vol. IV, No. 7

 Politics   Senate Bills Get a Hearing   The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee on March 30 held a hearing on two Republican bills…

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Vol. IV, No. 6

 Politics Norway’s Government Falls on Anti-Kyoto Vote   After a vote of no confidence on March 8, Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell Magne Bondevik announced the…

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Al Gore Gets His Way

“Higher taxes on fossil fuels…is one of the logical first steps in changing our policies in a manner consistent with a more responsible approach…

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Vol. IV, No. 5

 Politics Carbon Tax in England Great Britain’s Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that his country will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 20 percent…

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Global Warming Scare Tactics in Maine

Washington DC, February 28, 2000 – The Competitive Enterprise Institute today accused Physicians for Social Responsibility of releasing a misleading and politically motivated report…

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Vol. IV, No. 4

Politics   More Backdoor Implementation   The Clinton-Gore Administration has publicly stated on several occasions that it has no intention of implementing the Kyoto Protocol…

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Vol. IV, No. 3

Politics Clinton Releases Global Warming Budget The Clinton-Gore Administration’s FY2001 budget is laden with global warming pork and flouts the Knollenberg provision that prohibits implementation…

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Vol. IV, No. 2

Politics   Global Warming Activists Work Agitate Iowans   The Washington, D.C.-based green activist group, Ozone Action, has been protesting the lack of attention paid…

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Weather Models Failed Again

Washington, DC, January 25, 2000 – Over the weekend, local weathermen predicted that the East Coast, and probably Washington, DC, would be hit by…

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Vol. IV, No. 1

Politics   Congress Oversees EPA’s New Source Review   When the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced a meeting on January 13 to discuss “an alternative…

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Earth Report 2000

Earth Report 2000: Revisiting the True State of the Planet Date: 1999 Edited by: Ronald Bailey Published by: McGraw-Hill Earth Report 2000 is a…

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Vol. III, No. 26

Politics   Aviation and Global Warming   Aviation has come under attack in the global warming debate. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has released…

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Vol. III, No. 25

 Politics   Ford Leaves GCC   In a terse statement dated December 3, the Ford Motor Company informed the Global Climate Coalition “that it will…

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Vol. III, No. 24

 Politics Pew Runs for Cover As reported in our last issue, the Competitive Enterprise Institute, in a letter from Jack Kemp, challenged the Pew Center…

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Vol. III, No. 23

Politics   Yawns in Bonn   The fifth Conference of the Parties (COP-5) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change concluded with little fanfare…

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