A few days before the start of the COP-21 meeting in Paris, U.S. climate negotiatorTodd Stern filed a declaration urging the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to deny West Virginia and other states’ request to put a stay on EPA’s so-called “Clean Power” Plan (CPP). Stern argued that freezing the rule would undermine U.S. “leadership” on climate change, creating “a real […]
Marlo Lewis is a Senior Fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Advocates claim that ethanol mandates and subsidies protect our planet, enhance U.S. security, and ease our pain at the pump. In fact, ethanol policy hurts all Americans except for the tiny slice of the population that grows corn or distills it into ethanol. What is ethanol? Basically, in the United States, it is moonshine derived […]
Congress is considering global warming legislation to require substantial cuts in emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), the inescapable byproduct of the fossil fuels — coal, oil, and natural gas — that supply 85 percent of the world’s energy. China, India, and every other developing country refuse to limit their emissions because they fear CO2 controls […]
In a recent letter to ExxonMobil Chairman and CEO Rex Tillerson, Sens. Olympia Snowe (R-ME) and John Rockefeller (D-WV) urge Tillerson to end his company’s support of “climate change denial front groups.” The only group they identify by name is the one for which I work — the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI). I guess the […]