CEI Weekly: The History of Environmentalism

July 30, 2010 


>>[Video] Robert J. Smith on the History of Environmentalism

Robert J. Smith, director of the Center for Private Conservation, explains in this short video how the modern environmentalist movement began in America. A celebrated author and environmental historian, Smith shows how the anti-war movement of the late 1960s evolved into an anti-capitalism movement that pushed for government control of the environment.

Read more by Robert J. Smith here. 

>>Shaping the Debate 

Energy Bills Could Include Trans-Atlantic Tax

Iain Murray and Matthew Sinclair's op-ed in The Washington Times

Elena Kagan's War on Small Business

John Berlau's op-ed on National Review Online

New climate data reignite debate

Myron Ebell's quotation in the Financial Times

Offsets are Crucial in Cap and Trade

Iain Murray's letter to the editor in The Wall Street Journal

Climate Alarmism?

Myron Ebell's citation in The Orange County Register

Deal for Credit Firm Draws Fire for GM

John Berlau's citation in The Boston Globe

>>Best of the Blogs

Who is Elizabeth Warren and why does Big Labor Love Her?

by F. Vincent Vernuccio

Coalition Letter: Wine and Spirits Bill Affont to Consumer Choice

by Angela Logomasini

Jim Hood: Another of the Nation’s Worst State Attorneys General

by Hans Bader

>>LibertyWeek Podcast

Episode 103: Katherine Mangu-Ward Edition

Richard Morrison and Marc Scribner welcome very special guest Katherine Mangu-Ward to episode 103. We discuss the Pentagon’s brownie recipe, the organic food police, the war on online classrooms, and Katherine’s chapter in the recently released book from Templeton Press, New Threats to Freedom.

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