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, Center for the Environment, May, 2014
Whatever the EPA does about coal, there are several realities that will continue to dictate the future of coal in our energy mix.
Todd Myers, Director, Center for the Environment, via the Independence Institute, April, 2014
According to the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Chipeda Elementary in Colorado’s Mesa Valley School District 51 is not simply a green school; it is in fact a green model for other schools.
Todd Myers, Director, Center for the Environment, April, 2014
Earth Day provides clear evidence of how strange the environmental debate is these days.
Left-wing environmentalists, living in cities where concrete has largely replaced nature, will brag about their environmental successes while claiming the planet is doomed.
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.
Todd Myers, director, Center for Environment, November, 2013
“The UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change raises the level of alarm. … global warming deniers are now on a par with Holocaust deniers...”
- Ellen Goodman, Boston Globe, 2007
When the U.N.’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its report in 2007, the response of the environmental left was close to hysterical. The IPCC’s international mandate was so clear, the left called its findings the “climate consensus.” People who questioned the IPCC’s authority, some said, had the mentality of holocaust deniers.
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.