Environment

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.

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The Crucial—and Unanswered—Climate-Change Question

October 13, 2014 in In the News
The Wall Street Journal
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The Wall Street Journal
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Friday, October 3, 2014

Give Consumers More Control Over Energy Use

October 13, 2014 in In the News
The Wall Street Journal
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The Wall Street Journal
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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Don’t Subsidize the Energy We Want. Price What We Don’t Want.

October 13, 2014 in In the News
The Wall Street Journal
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The Wall Street Journal
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Thursday, October 2, 2014

Don’t Subsidize the Energy We Want. Price What We Don’t Want.

October 13, 2014 in Publications

This Opinion/Editorial was featured in The Wall Street Journal on October 2, 2014

The goal isn’t to blindly promote renewable energy.

How We Misjudge Costs and Benefits With Energy Efficiency

September 29, 2014 in Publications

This Opinion/Editorial was featured in The Wall Street Journal on September 29, 2014

Imagine walking up to someone sitting in a Lexus and offering a $5-an-hour job flipping burgers. How many people do you think would accept? Probably none.

How We Misjudge Costs and Benefits With Energy Efficiency

September 29, 2014 in In the News
The Wall Street Journal
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The Wall Street Journal
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Monday, September 29, 2014

Seattle's Action on Honeybees Scientifically Calibrated to Help Politicians, Not Bees

September 26, 2014 in Blog

Environmental policy provides numerous examples where trendy politics and ignorance trump sound science. The City of Seattle's latest action to protect honeybees is just the latest example.

Taking a step called "very conservative," the City of Seattle announced it will no longer use a class of pesticides called neonicitinoids. The resolution, which is boilerplate language from other cities, claims: