WPC's Center for the Environment brings balance to the environmental debate by promoting the idea that human progress and prosperity work in a free economy to protect the environment.
Todd Myers, Director of Environment, November, 2013
Politicians like to argue that only they can guide effective energy and environmental policy for the future. The record, however, is quite different.
Nothing demonstrates the contrast between energy policy run by politicians and one guided by a free market than the tale of the electric car versus the hybrid.
Todd Myers, Director, Center for the Environment, March, 2014
According to The Seattle Times, Governor Inslee is upset at a Republican claim that a Low-Carbon Fuel Standard (LCFS), government regulation to reduce the amount of carbon in transportation fuels, would function as a tax and increase the price of gas by more than a dollar a gallon. Recently, some lawmakers have expressed concern the Governor will try to bypass the legislature and impose an LCFS using an executive order.