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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

China Restarts Nuclear Power Plant Construction

World Nuclear News reported that China has now resumed construction of new nuclear power plant projects, starting with the fifth unit at the Hongyanhe nuclear plant in Liaoning. All nuclear construction in China has been halted for the past 15 months.

Barack Obama pledges greenhouse gas emissions cuts

The Obama administration formally pledged Tuesday that the U.S. will cut its greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 28 percent over the next decade — the opening salvo in an eight-month sprint toward reaching an international climate change deal.

Turkey power cut: 5 theories on what is behind the nationwide electricity blackout

A major power failure today caused chaos across Turkey, bringing metro and tram services to a halt in major cities including Istanbul, causing blackouts in schools and hospitals, and closing down 11 of the country’s air traffic control receivers. IBTimes UK rounds up five of the top explanations for today’s blackout.

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