Category: Global Warming

New Technology Will Allow Us to Dodge the Hardest Punches of Hurricanes

National Policy Analysis #264 /
"Everyone complains about the weather, but no one does anything about it," Mark Twain once quipped. But now someone at least is doing something about some of its worst effects. A seven-year-old Virginia company called High Performance Technologies, Inc. (HPTi) ...

Lawmakers Attempt to Tamper With Senate Jury on Global Warming Treaty

During the Senate impeachment inquiry, Senator Robert Byrd (D-WV) warned the White House and his colleagues, "Don't tamper with this jury." Today, jury tampering is underway on another important matter before the Senate: Consideration of the Kyoto global warming treaty ...

Federal Court’s Decision to Strike Down Air Standards Will Save Lives

The recent federal court decision striking down the Environmental Protection Agency's new, more stringent air quality standards was a major victory not only for government accountability advocates, but for public health. In 1997, EPA Administrator Carol Browner announced new air ...

White House Tries to Buy Support for Greenhouse Gas Reductions, by John Carlisle

National Policy Analysis #233 /
One of the more surprising developments in the ongoing global warming debate is the Clinton Administration's success in lining up major corporate support for the greenhouse gas reductions stipulated under the Kyoto Protocol. Signed by the United States and 158 ...

Behavior of World’s Glaciers Fails to Prove Global Warming Theory, by John Carlisle

National Policy Analysis #235 /
Global warming theory proponents have resorted to the politics of fear to drive their point home. They argue that man-made greenhouse gases are already causing the world's glaciers to melt, causing sea levels to rise and threatening humanity with a ...

Global Warming Not Responsible for 1998’s Unusual Weather

The U.S. may have experienced more than its fair share of unusual weather this past year, but this has nothing to do with global warming. Global warming theory advocates were quick to seize on last summer's heat waves and the ...

Environmentalists Erroneously Cite Government Pork-Barrel Spending as Evidence of Global Warming

Environmentalists continue to use every means of measuring the temperature of the planet except a thermometer. A case in point is the recent claim that the rising number of presidential disaster declarations - often used as a means of dishing ...

Hypocrisy in Buenos Aires: Millions of Gallons of Fuel to Be Burned By Those Seeking Curbs on Fuel Use

Next month, the American people will witness an extraordinary act of hypocrisy: Millions of gallons of fuel will be burned as a direct result of an international conference convened to curb fossil fuel use. On November 2, the fourth meeting ...

Buenos Aires Conference On Global Warming: Much Ado About Nothing, by John Carlisle

This November, the Clinton Administration will attend a conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina. There, it will offer recommendations on measures the United States and more than 100 nations can adopt to cut man-made greenhouse gases, which, the Administration alleges, are ...

Global Warming Not to Blame for Heat Wave, Temperature Data Shows

Press Release /
President Plays Upon Fears and Emotions of Public to Advance Political Agenda Contrary to statements by both President Bill Clinton and Vice President Albert Gore, the recent heat waves afflicting the south and west do not demonstrate that global warming ...

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