National Journal: Where Is the Public on Energy and Climate Policy?
Yesterday a friend sent me an April 2013 poll of Republican and Republican-leaning independent registered voters conducted by the George Mason University Center for Climate Change Communication and the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication. Questions about allowing Americans to develop more domestic oil and gas resources would spoil the tidy green narrative that the spinners at Mason and Yale seek to weave.
The pollsters report that "Only a minority of respondents agree with the Republican Party’s position on climate change (35%)." What they don't say is at least as important: Only 10% of respondents -- an even smaller "minority" -- disagree with the GOP position on climate change.
The Perils of Confusing GDP Growth Figures with the Real Economy
CEI's 2012-2013 Warren Brookes journalism fellow, Matthew Melchiorre, critiques a report by economists that claims fiscal stimulus in 1930s America accounted for faster recovery relative to Greece today.