Category: Project 21 Papers

Treaty to Combat Unproven Global Warming Threat Would Hurt Americans' Standard of Living, by John K. Carlisle

Treaty to Combat Unproven Global Warming Threat Would Hurt Americans’ Standard of Living, by John K. Carlisle

National Policy Analysis #309 /
Engaging in the global warming debate is often akin to a journey into the surreal. Proponents of the theory that man-made greenhouse gases, primarily carbon dioxide, are dangerously heating up the planet urge politicians and the American people to support ...
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Economic Opportunity and Social Issues Trump Environment as Top Concerns for Poor and Minorities, by John Carlisle

Economic Opportunity and Social Issues Trump Environment as Top Concerns for Poor and Minorities, by John Carlisle

National Policy Analysis #310 /
Environmental laws are unfair to minorities and the poor because, although they are least able to pay, they must bear the greatest costs for adhering to those laws through lost jobs and higher prices. The time is long overdue for ...
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Clean Air Regulations Harmful to Minority Economic Gains, by Syd Gernstein

Clean Air Regulations Harmful to Minority Economic Gains, by Syd Gernstein

Black Americans have made remarkable progress in recent decades. The income levels of black households have tripled over the past 24 years, and the number of black-owned businesses more than doubled between 1987 and 1997. If these trends hold, racial ...
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How the Environmental Protection Agency Became a Public Health Risk, by Michael Centrone

How the Environmental Protection Agency Became a Public Health Risk, by Michael Centrone

If the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established to safeguard the nation's environment, then why does it require people to purchase gasoline that pollutes the water and makes them sick? That, after all, is the result of the EPA's controversial ...
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Gasoline Additives Fuel High Prices and Environmental Problems, by Syd Gernstein

Gasoline Additives Fuel High Prices and Environmental Problems, by Syd Gernstein

There has never been a worse time for the government to enact policies that raise gasoline prices. In just the past 12 months, gasoline prices have skyrocketed - rising almost 45%.1 Desperate citizens are urging the government to intervene. It ...
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Death Taxes are Killing Black Businesses, by Syd Gernstein

Death Taxes are Killing Black Businesses, by Syd Gernstein

Do you ever feel like you're being taxed to death? The estates of many Americans are taxed when they die - sometimes creating terrible problems for those still living. And these unfair taxes may be the death of new African-American ...
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Biotechnology: Putting an End to World Hunger, by Michael Centrone

Biotechnology: Putting an End to World Hunger, by Michael Centrone

Agricultural biotechnology, a dynamic new science that uses genetic engineering to enhance the output and value of many agricultural products, may hold the key to helping stop world hunger. But if the environmental movement has its way, further development of ...
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The Time is Now for A New Environmental Justice Policy, by Michael Centrone

The Time is Now for A New Environmental Justice Policy, by Michael Centrone

When Select Steel Inc. proposed construction of a $175 million steel mill that would create 200 jobs in the economically-distressed community of Genesee County, Michigan, the majority of local residents welcomed the proposal. But thanks to the Environmental Protection Agency's ...
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Bill Clinton Makes Blacks Pay More at the Pump, by Stuart Pigler

Bill Clinton Makes Blacks Pay More at the Pump, by Stuart Pigler

With gasoline prices rising to well over two dollars a gallon in the Midwestern United States, America's love affair with the automobile may be headed toward a break-up. But before we ditch our wheels, we should first demand the government ...
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Bio-Foods Can Improve Nutrition in America, Cut Starvation and Disease in Africa, by John Meredith

Bio-Foods Can Improve Nutrition in America, Cut Starvation and Disease in Africa, by John Meredith

Wouldn't you rather eat a banana than get a shot? I know that I would. Science now makes it possible to get a vaccination against hepatitis, which kills an estimated 100 million people per year worldwide, simply by eating a ...
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