The Jailbird Architect of Obama’s Global Warming Plan

Phil Kerpen  When President Obama announced an unprecedented effort by the EPA to strong-arm states into adopting cap-and-trade, he made the announcement not by focusing on the benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, but rather on the so-called co-benefits that closing coal plants will have on particulate matter, which is already tightly regulated. These purported […] Continue reading →

Justices limit existing EPA global warming rules

 The Supreme Court on Monday placed limits on the sole Obama administration program already in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming. The justices said that the Environmental Protection Agency lacks authority in some cases to force companies to evaluate ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. This […] Continue reading →

States Can Stop EPA’s War on Coal

James Simpson Accuracy in Media This weekend the Obama administration announced a trade for the release of Army Specialist Bowe Bergdahl, offering in exchange the five most deadly Taliban terrorists incarcerated at Guantanamo Bay. This was an illegal act. The president is required by law to inform Congress 30 days before making such a decision. […] Continue reading →

New EPA rules likely to end up before Supreme Court

Eric Boehm  Sweeping new regulations on electric power plants announced by the EPA on Monday will trigger lawsuits from states and industry groups, and the U.S. Supreme Court will probably get the final say. The new regulations are part of the Obama administration’s goal to reduce carbon emissions from power plants by 30 percent by […] Continue reading →

States Move to Fight Obama’s “Anti-Coal” Rules

President Obama has long been involved in a “war on coal” and other fossil fuel-based means of generating electricity. He proposed a carbon “cap and trade” system when he was first elected that would tax businesses based on their carbon emissions, but that plan was soundly defeated by the Congress. But Congress hasn’t stopped him […] Continue reading →

Obama has Plans to Force Energy Rates to Skyrocket

When President Obama ran for office in 2008, he promised he’d implement new policies that would force electricity rate to “necessarily” skyrocket.  Here we are six years later and President Obama is set to announce new, major regulations on power plants in the name of climate change. The New York Timesis calling it the boldest […] Continue reading →