As the controversy over climate policy has grown, it has been said that greenhouse gas (GHG) control is too hard but solar radiation management (SRM) is too easy. Join AEI for a discussion of the potential economic benefits, as well as the risks of SRM with Lee Lane, J. Eric Bickel and Nobel Laureate Thomas Schelling. A reception will follow.
Many consumers—especially those who consider themselves ‘progressive’—have come to embrace the hard-edged beliefs, promoted by factions of the organic industry, that gene-altered crops are less safe, nutritious and sustainable than organic crops and foods.
Bowman v. Monsanto was a narrow ruling that applied only to seed patents and the particulars of this case, but it could have long-term implications for other self-replicating innovative technologies.
We have a world to feed, and to exclude any potentially useful technique on ideological grounds is criminal.
(GRAPHIC) A vehicle mileage tax is being proposed as an alternative to the federal gas tax. Aside from the privacy concerns it raises, it is also a costly endeavor.
An EU ban of insecticides will most likely become effective at the end of the year even though scientific questions remain in regards to the cause of colony bee deaths.
Reports over the weekend about advances in the development of a dairy cow genetically tweaked to be hornless were tinged with familiar exaggerations and distortions. Actually, the innovations that led to the hornless dairy cow are both breathtaking and simple-part of an international effort that has found a less expensive.
It would be tough to beat the draft legislation distributed last month by Representative Henry Waxman.His proposal for a "carbon-pollution fee" would impose a tax on about 7,000 "large emitters" of greenhouse gases.
Join us for a discussion of the history and future of federal and state alcohol regulation and competition, followed by a reception with beer, wine, and spirits.
Join education scholars and practitioners for a discussion about the latest NCLB research and its implications for future education policy.
What shared commitments do we have as citizens and neighbors to care for one another? How can a proper ordering of America’s political economy enable the most people to have the best life? At this event, Rep. Frank Wolf (R-VA), a longtime champion of human rights causes, and AEI President Arthur Brooks will join Wallis in addressing these and other questions.