More Climate Change Articles

  • White House officials will meet with this billionaire activist during new climate push

    Senior White House officials and Treasury Secretary Jack Lew are set to meet this week with Tom Steyer, an environmental activist pledging to pump up to $100 million into the November midterm elections, as part of a new campaign to promote President Obama's green agenda. “On Wednesday,...

  • The education establishment's success

    Many view America's education as a failure, but in at least one important way, it's been a success -- a success in dumbing down the nation so that we fall easy prey to charlatans, hustlers and quacks.

  • Amtrak on-time record deteriorating; please send $151 billion

    If you've gotten the impression that Amtrak trains have been running slower this year, it's not your imagination.

  • Media can't be bothered with reporting when the Brookings 'man' bites the dog named 'EPA'

    It's often said in the journalism business that there's no news when a dog bites a man but lots of it when the man sinks his choppers in the dog. But what happens when the dog named "EPA" finds itself on the wrong end of the man named "Facts" concerning the alleged benefits of President...

  • House panel hopes to air inconvenient truths about EPA's 'war on coal'

    President Obama wants to stake his legacy on fighting global warming even if he has to fake it, which he does. That inconvenient truth will get a hearing Thursday by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and it won't be pretty. The Subcommittee on Energy and Power, led by Rep. Ed Whitfield,...

  • White House floats expansion of Pacific Ocean sanctuary

    The White House is preparing to expand protections for a swath of the Pacific Ocean that would bar energy development, fishing and other activity in the area. The epicenter is the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument, a marine sanctuary designated in 2009 by former President George...

  • Obama blasts 'deniers' for opposing climate change efforts

    President Obama used a commencement speech over the weekend to hit hard at skepticism about climate change, calling it comparable to the belief that the moon is made of cheese. He made this comparison - a variation on his standard line comparing climate change skeptics to members of the Flat...

  • PC police, Big Green environmentalists are turning America into a First Amendment-free zone

    America is rapidly becoming a First Amendment-free zone, thanks to the growing power of the PC police in the media and on campus and among Big Green environmentalists in the nonprofit community. American University adjunct professor and veteran self-described "progressive activist" Caleb...

  • Markets get a jump on Washington on climate change

    When it comes to climate change, the markets are moving faster than the policymakers in Washington.

  • Former U.S. trade representative talks nuclear

    Until the beginning of 2013, Ron Kirk was the United States' chief salesman abroad as the U.S. Trade Representative, which takes the lead on trade negotiations and exports. Nowadays, he's promoting nuclear power, with an eye toward drumming up domestic support while looking at overseas...

  • Obama says he would like a price on carbon

    President Obama hopes to one day have a price on carbon emissions as a policy to address climate change, he said in an interview for the Showtime documentary miniseries "Years of Living Dangerously." Referring to a 1990s cap-and-trade program used to reduce emissions that contribute to acid...



From the Weekly Standard

  • No Sword, No Justice

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