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.

Publications

What the Energy Sector Can Learn From Uber

March 31, 2015 in Publications

This Opinion/Editorial was featured in The Wall Street Journal on March 31, 2015.

Download a PDF of this opinion/editorial here. 

For most Americans, the type and price of energy they must buy is dictated by their local utility.

Five myths of Cap-and-Trade

March 17, 2015 in Publications

Nearly half of electric car tax breaks go to state’s wealthiest 10 percent

January 20, 2015 in Publications

$15 million tax break does little to increase car sales, yields no environmental benefit

Viewpoint: Fall 2014

November 26, 2014 in Publications

Click below to view our PDF version of our Fall 2014 issue of Viewpoint, WPC's quarterly magazine!

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.