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Supreme Opportunity for a Supreme Correction

In 2007, the Supreme Court ruled that EPA had authority under the Clean Air Act to regulate CO2 as a pollutant.  It reached that conclusion even though Congress in the 1990 Amendments explicitly denied EPA that regulatory authority.  The Court also ignored the scientific facts that CO2 is a nutrient, has been much higher in […]

Warren has right diagnosis, but wrong prescription

The only reason that large companies can game the system as much as they do is because the regulatory state has been advancing at an increasing pace. The CEO of Dow Chemical, Andrew Liveris, in interviews says that he learned that “if you are not at the table, you’re likely on the menu.” At first […]

Through the Looking Glass Regulation

EPA’s mercury and air toxics regulation, indeed most of its recent regulations, takes on the appearance of Alice in Wonderland. As Humpty Dumpty said to Alice, “When I use a word, “it means just what I choose it to mean — neither more nor less.” So it is with this regulation. The Clean Air Act […]

Heinrichs Testimony Iran Noncompliance

Congressional Testimony: Iran’s Noncompliance With Its International Atomic Energy Agency Obligations

Statement of Ms. Rebeccah L. Heinrichs, Fellow, George C. Marshall Institute “Iran’s Noncompliance with Its International Atomic Energy Agency Obligations” House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on The Middle East and North Africa Tuesday, March 24, 2015 2:00 p.m. — 2172 Rayburn House Office Building Chairman Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Member Deutch, members of the committee, thank you […]

What We Are Reading

Feisty Ala. climate change critic claims Washington is trying to intimidate him

An Alabama atmospheric scientist who has gained a global reputation as a repudiator of “mainstream climate science” strongly defended his research record at the University of Alabama, Huntsville (UAH), where he is a distinguished professor and director of the university’s Earth System Science Center.

Researchers identify malware threat to virtual currencies

NTERPOL and Kaspersky Lab have identified a threat to the blockchain in virtual transactions that could result in them being embedded with malware or other illegal data. Depending on the cryptocurrency and its protocols, there is a fixed open space on the blockchain – the public ‘ledger’ of transactions – where data can be stored, referenced or hosted within encrypted transactions and their records.

Europe’s Energy Needs Will See Russian Gas Stay in Demand — BP

Europe’s reliance on imports of natural gas is likely to rise from half to three quarters over the next two decades and Russia will continue to supply about 30 percent of EU needs, BP’s chief economist said Friday.

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