Category: Global Warming

Myths and Facts About Global Warming

Myth: Global Warming will cause increased storm intensity and frequency. Fact: Severe storms are more closely associated with cold weather than warm weather. The most severe storms in the North Sea, for example, occurred during the 15th and 16th centuries, ...

Cure to Global Warming Could Be Worse Than the Disease

Introduction This December, world leaders will meet in Kyoto, Japan to sign an amendment to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (the Rio Treaty) that will require signatory nations to meet strict targets and timetables for reducing their ...

New Clean Air Standards Could Place Children at Greater Risk

On September 23, 1994, at approximately 3:02 a.m., 17-year-old J. Brandon Young III died. His young life slipped away after it took more than an hour for an ambulance to come to his aid. The ambulance station was just six ...

Why the U.S. Should Withdraw from the Montreal Protocol, by Dr. Hugh Ellsaesser

National Policy Analysis #159 /
The U.S. should delay implementation of the provisions of the Montreal Protocol, the international agreement banning chlorofuorocarbons (CFCs), manufactured chemicals commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners that have been blamed for destroying the ozone layer. The U.S. should also ...

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