Obama's "Clean Power Plan" was a wrong-headed mistake, guaranteed to make American power more expensive while not meaningfully cleaning anything. EPA is now working to rectify Obama’s CPP and has unveiled a replacement called the "Affordable Clean Energy" rule.
Skeptics of climate alarmism are surprised that President Trump has nominated atmospheric scientist Kelvin Droegemeier to head up the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and possibly be his official Science Advisor as well. The likely explanation is the looming midterm elections.
Crafting smarter fuel efficiency standards is a needed reform. Standing up to California's heavy-handed eco-bullying is courageous. CFACT applauds both wise moves.
“We need to find the place where we are demanding as much efficiency, as much environmental control as makes sense, but not so much that it begins to have a detrimental affect to highway safety."
Energy Secretary Rick Perry declares that American energy independence may finally be at hand!
Reforming the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act statute seeks to better serve both the species it is supposed to recover and landowners caught up in the law’s cumbersome regulations.
The US Energy Department is still running one of the top drivers of alarmist science for the United Nations.
Trump’s move to remove California’s ability to set its own standards will likely result in a protracted lawsuit battle.
The Obama administration may be gone, but its policies are still doing harm.
Kavanaugh, one of the most conservative judges on the D.C. Circuit Court, has authored opinions skeptical of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations many conservatives see as abuses of federal power.
Scott Pruitt’s departure leaves Andrew Wheeler as the acting administrator of the EPA for the foreseeable future, with much speculation as to how the former lobbyist and lawyer will run the agency.
Will Scott Pruitt's departure chill the determination of other Americans to take on the thankless task of government reform?
Politifact justified its ruling that EPA is telling a half-falsehood in stating emissions are down under President Trump by stating emissions – under the booming Trump economy – are not falling quite as quickly as they did under the stagnant Obama economy. The fact is U.S. emissions continued to decline -- just as EPA reported.
The UNEP-EPA memorandum is little more than an implementation tool of the Paris agreement and should suffer the same fate.
“What President Trump really did was declare an end to the war on affordable energy for Americans and signal that the world’s greatest republic was no longer going to going to stoop to extra-constitutional means to join governments around the world in seeking new ways to tax their citizens."