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Al Armendariz, the top Environmental Protection Agency official in the oil-rich Southwest region, resigned from his post, effective Monday. It’s the latest twist in the never-ending and increasingly ugly fracking fracas. A two-year old video had surfaced last week (and since pulled) featuring Armendariz comparing his “philosophy of enforcement” to...
Despite China's emergence as an economic power and all the talk about how America has become a service economy, U.S. manufacturing is alive and well. But there is a fly in the ointment -- the U.S. has become dangerously dependent on imports of raw materials needed to keep the economy moving.
The Endangered Species Act (ESA) is among the nation's most important and powerful environmental laws. It is also a source of great conflict and controversy.
Lessons from Hayek shed light on a big story that is getting surprisingly little coverage in the media this week: the design of the Environmental Protection Agency to double its budget.
REINS would improve environmental regulation by giving legislators a role in updating our obsolete environmental statutes. EPA has been rolling grenades to succeeding presidential administrations since it was established. The origin of the rolling, ticking hand grenades is Congress.
This volume covers seven major indicators of environmental progress, including air quality, energy, climate change, water quality, toxic chemicals, forests and land, and biodiversity.
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.
At this event, panelists will address pension reform challenges by presenting the results of three research papers commissioned by AEI through a generous grant from the Smith Richardson Foundation.
Mark Warshawsky, a well-known expert in retirement finance and a newly appointed commissioner, will explain the implications of a publicly funded long-term care insurance program. Then a panel will debate whether another government program the best way to ensure that families can afford to provide the necessary services for their aging loved ones.