New Survey Finds Voters Skeptical of Government Action on Climate Change

WASHINGTON – Today, the American Energy Alliance has released the results of a nationwide survey of 1005 likely voters (margin of error = 3.1%) revealing Americans’ perspective on issues related to the Green New Deal, climate change, and the federal fuel economy mandate. The findings include:  Consistent with previous polling, very few voters identify climate change as […]

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Divesting from Climate Alarmism

The Boston Globe published a letter from Institute for Energy Research CEO Robert Bradley responding to a recent piece by Globe Columnist Jeff Jacoby on the numerous benefits of fossil fuels. The text of Mr. Bradley’s letter is below: Activists cite “catastrophic climate change” as the impetus for “divesting” from companies that produce natural gas, […]

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NY Times Global Warming Survey Misleads the Public

The New York Times recently offered up the latest in a series of surveys sponsored by media companies (and in this case executed by a believer at Stanford) purporting to show that pretty much everyone – even the dumb-dumb Republicans — wants the government to “do something” about global warming (“Most Republicans Say They Back […]

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Climate Change Not a Top Priority for Americans

Yesterday, Washington Post’s Plum Line blog wrote that climate change is the one “bright spot” for Democrats in the upcoming midterm election. Despite the very real prospect of losing the Senate, the blog asserts, “Liberals may have made a bit of headway in forcing climate change on to the national agenda.” For support, the article cites […]

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Public Enemy #1

Secretary of State John Kerry needs to get his priorities straight. Recently he was quoted saying “threats posed by climate change should be addressed with as much ‘immediacy’ as confronting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), and the Ebola outbreak.” Iraq is in shambles, the battle for Kobani rages on in Syria, and […]

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In the Pipeline: 8/14/13

Watch as the RFS advocates come crawling to Washington and beg them to prop up their industry by forcing you to buy their product.  Fox News (8/13/13) reports “Only in Washington can an expensive, unnecessary regulation be considered common sense. The Obama administration is digging in its heels when it comes to repealing harmful energy regulations […]

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In the Pipeline: 7/25/13

Tough to tell whether they are cocky or just plain stupid. But the good news is that no one can keep pretending about the agenda of the bad guys anymore. They mean to stop the production and use of all affordable and reliable energy in the United States as soon as they can. The Center for […]

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In the Pipeline: 7/19/2013

When Bill Nordhaus thinks a tax scheme is pointless, it is pointless. If we were Hill staff, this would go into our everyday talking points.Fox News (7/18/13) reports: “As President Obama last month launched a sweeping new national program to combat ‘climate change,’ including tens of billions of dollars in likely new subsidies for solar and […]

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In the Pipeline: 6/26/13

You should believe Tom Pyle’s hype. Because it is not hype; it is true. Even EPA has had to admit that there has yet to be a single instance where hydraulic fracturing led to drinking water contamination. As for the promise and potential of natural gas; that is obvious anywhere you go in the producing […]

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In the Pipeline: 6/11/13

We mentioned the “social cost of carbon” last week, but here’s the full analysis. The Obama administration is quietly making it easier for their “benefit” numbers to go head to head against costs. IER (6/6/13) reports: “The very concept of the ‘social cost of carbon’ is not nearly as objective and scientific as, say, the charge on […]

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