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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Is the Bullitt Center Worth The Carbon Emissions of Issaquah, Sammamish, Snoqualmie and Woodinville Combined?

April 22, 2013 in Blog

Yesterday was Earth Day and Governor Inslee and Mayor McGinn attended the opening of the Bullitt Center, billed as the "greenest" building on the planet. One of the selling points is that it creates more energy than it uses. But, is it really green?

Earth Day Exposes the Ironies of the Left’s Trendy Environmentalism

April 22, 2013 in In the News
Michigan Capitol Confidential
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Michigan Capitol Confidential
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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Todd Myers: No Approach Is Perfect

April 18, 2013 in In the News
The Wall Street Journal
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The Wall Street Journal
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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Todd Myers: Think Small on Nuclear Power

April 17, 2013 in In the News
The Wall Street Journal
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The Wall Street Journal
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Todd Myers: Don't Spend a Dollar to Save a Dime

April 17, 2013 in In the News
The Wall Street Journal
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The Wall Street Journal
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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Earth Day Exposes the Ironies of the Left’s Trendy Environmentalism

April 10, 2013 in Publications

On April 22, in cities across America, some environmental activists will celebrate Earth Day, claiming only increased government control can protect the environment. Those celebrations will expose a couple ironies.

48 Hours After Governor's Climate Legislation Is Signed, Another Attempt to Ignore It

April 4, 2013 in Blog

With great fanfare on Tuesday, the Governor signed his climate legislation, designed to prioritize the best ways to reduce carbon emissions by 2020. The event, moderated by the Washington Environmental Council, promised a new approach to climate policy.

Just two days after its signature, however, a new bill attempts to sidestep the promise of that approach.

Wash. state climate change bill signed into law

April 2, 2013 in In the News
The News Tribune (Tacoma)
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The News Tribune (Tacoma)
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013