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  • No rest for the wicked

    Published February 1, 2001
    Opinion -
    The failure of COP-6 at The Hague last November was not really bad news for the sophisticated U.S. environmental pressure groups that see CO2 as a pollutant rather than a plant nutrient.
  • U.S. dodges bullet at Hague

    Published February 1, 2001
    Opinion -
    Last issue, we speculated that the timing of two important articles in Nature magazine was no accident.
  • A call to arms: an interview with John Carlisle

    Published October 1, 2000
    Opinion -
    John Carlisle is director of the Environmental Policy Task Force at the National Center for Public Policy Research, headquartered in Washington, DC.
  • National Assessment on Climate Change makes a poor first impression

    Published September 1, 2000
    Opinion -
    After much fanfare, the U.S.
  • High-sticking the Senate

    Published August 1, 2000
    Opinion -
    At a Senate hearing last spring, what was left out of the testimony was perhaps more telling than what was heard. On May 17, the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, chaired by Sen.
  • National Assessment of Climate Change released

    Published August 1, 2000
    Opinion -
    America's airwaves and newsrooms were abuzz in mid-June with dire warnings of an imminent global warming apocalypse. Average U.S. temperatures "will probably rise 5-10 degrees F.
  • Attacks on the environment

    Published May 1, 2000
    Opinion -
    Throughout the primary season, nearly every Presidential aspirant attacked nearly every other on their “environmental” record.
  • Environmentalists refuse to see that the Earth is greening

    Published February 1, 2000
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    At Greening Earth Society (GES), we follow Yogi Berra’s dicta “You can observe a lot just by watching.” What we see makes us optimistic about our collective future.
  • The Leipzig Declaration on Global Climate Change

    Published January 1, 2000
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    In 1991, a year before the global climate treaty was signed in Rio de Janeiro, a group of scientists and others met in Mexico and issued The Morelia Declaration, which became the philosophical underpinning of the “global warming” movement.
  • Kyoto Wars

    Published October 1, 1999
    Opinion -
    The Clinton-Gore administration appears to have launched a full-scale effort to entice its corporate allies to lobby on behalf of the Kyoto Protocol on global warming.
  • 06/1999 News Briefs

    Published June 1, 1999
    Opinion -
    EPA Accused of Financial Mismanagement The Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General issued a 76-page report accusing the agency of mismanaging taxpayer funds and improperly awarding non-competitive grants to the Center for Chesapeake
  • Clinton Climate Change Budget Would Strengthen Global Warming Lobby

    Published April 1, 1999
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    In his budget request for Fiscal Year 2000, President Bill Clinton called for a dramatic 34 percent increase in funding for climate change research and tax incentives to encourage early action on climate change.
  • Global Warming Debate Moves Forward on Many Fronts

    Published April 1, 1999
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    The government of Iceland announced in February that it would not ratify the Kyoto Protocol, becoming the first OECD country to make such an announcement.
  • Global Warming Treaty Called ‘Major Threat’ to Small Family Farms U.S.

    Published January 1, 1999
    Opinion -
    The global warming treaty negotiated by the Clinton-Gore administration in Kyoto, Japan, would decrease farm income by 24 to 48 percent and cause the demise of hundreds of thousands of family farms, according to a new study from The Heartland Institute.
  • Kyoto Protocol: Hazardous to Your Health?

    Published January 1, 1999
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    The Kyoto Protocol--designed to protect humans and the environment from the effects of global warming--could cause as many as 183,000 deaths in the United States alone because of increased highway fatalities, worsened indoor air pollution, and
  • No. 87 The Kyoto Protocol and U.S. Agriculture

    Published October 1, 1998
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    Policy Studies -
    Quick LinksPolicy Study (pdf)Implementation of the Kyoto Protocol on global warming would require taxes on fossil fuel equivalent to between 25 cents and 68 cents per gallon.
  • Lawmakers Seek to Block Kyoto Treaty ‘Implementation Without Ratification’

    Published June 1, 1998
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    Concerned that the Clinton administration is moving ahead with plans to carry out the terms of the as-yet unratified Kyoto Protocol, opponents of the controversial global warming treaty are rallying behind new legislation designed to thwart “back door”
  • 15,000 Scientists Urge Congress to Reject Global Warming Treaty

    Published May 1, 1998
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    More than 15,000 basic and applied American scientists, two-thirds with advanced degrees, have signed a petition calling on the U.S. government to reject the global warming agreement negotiated last December in Kyoto.
  • The Dangerous Greening of American Foreign Policy

    Published July 1, 1997
    Opinion -
    Dr. Henry Miller was trained as a physician and molecular biologist.
  • Most Economists Reject Global Warming Petition

    Published June 1, 1997
    Opinion -
    A highly publicized effort by proponents of the theory of global warming to enlist the support of the nation's economists has fallen well short of the mark.