On Earth Day, according to various advocates, "events are held worldwide to increase awareness and appreciation of the Earth's natural environment."
Springtime has arrived in the nation’s capital, and it is not only the cherry trees that are blossoming. It is budget time as well, and no federal agency can make do without more dollars, even in terms of ongoing projects and responsibilities; and like flowers opening in the morning sun, the ideas for expanded responsibilities, and budgets, are myriad and inventive.
The social cost of carbon is intended to measure the dollar value of the harm caused through climate change when an extra metric ton of carbon dioxide is emitted in the United States. Unfortunately, the executive branch has not properly answered the question: Harm to whom?
At a time when many people have put off buying a new car until the economy improves, the last thing we need is a stringent government regulation on fuel efficiency that will raise the cost of vehicles and make matters even more difficult for consumers.
I respectfully submit that the interagency working group's estimate of the social cost of carbon (SCC) is flawed in at least one important respect.
Should a Canadian corporation be allowed to take land rights from a small Nebraska rancher? Should conservatives side with Big Government and Canadians over private landowners?
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry attracted some attention last week by describing climate change as “perhaps the world’s most fearsome weapon of mass destruction.” Another part of his remarks, though, was just as revealing.
Join a diverse group of panelists — including sociologists, education experts, and students — for a discussion of how public policy and culture can help families lay a firmer foundation for their children’s educational success, and of how the effects of paternal involvement vary by socioeconomic background.
This event will coincide with the release of a new report by AEI’s Mary Habeck, which analyzes why current national security policy is failing to stop the advancement of al Qaeda and its affiliates and what the US can do to develop a successful strategy to defeat this enemy.
During this event, experts with many different views on the ACA will offer their predictions for the future.