Heartland Institute

Research & Commentary: State-Owned Banks

October 14, 2013

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, since 2010,

Research & Commentary: Gold and Silver Currency

October 14, 2013

In the nineteenth century the U.S. economy was based on currency backed by gold and silver.

Research & Commentary: Temperature Observations

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 14, 2013

One of the central premises behind the concern that manmade greenhouse gas emissions may be causing dangerous global warming is that global temperatures have increased over the last century in conc

Research & Commentary: Forcings and Feedbacks

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 10, 2013

Many scientists, policymakers, and engaged citizens have become concerned over the possibility that manmade greenhouse gas emissions, in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), may be causing dangerous cl

Research & Commentary: Global Climate Models and Their Limitations

Nongovernmental International Panel on Climate Change
October 9, 2013

Many scientists, policymakers, and engaged citizens have become concerned over the possibility that manmade greenhouse gas emissions, in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), may be causing dangerous cl

Research & Commentary: Pennsylvania Plastic Bag Tax

October 9, 2013

Under a proposal by state Sen. Daylin Leach (D-Wayne), Pennsylvania would become the first state to impose a statewide tax on the use of plastic bags.

Research & Commentary: Wyoming Beer Taxes

October 9, 2013

At 2 cents per gallon, Wyoming’s beer tax is well below both the national average of 28 cents per gallon and considerably less than all its neighboring states’.

Research & Commentary: Coal Power

October 7, 2013

Coal, a black or brownish rock made from highly compressed plants that lived and died hundreds of millions of years ago, is the most plentiful fossil fuel in current use.

Research & Commentary: Tennessee Common Core

September 30, 2013

The Tennessee legislature is holding hearings on Common Core, national education standards and tests in math and English that 46 states, including Tennessee, have adopted.

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