CEI Today: Silent Spring's Rachel Carson was wrong, today's Ralph Nader event, EPA's climate plan, and more

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
In the News Today



Rachel Carson Was Wrong

Today's Google doodle honors Silent Spring author Rachel Carson. But the good news is that Rachel was wrong, as CEI's Angela Logomasini has explained. Agrochemicals have not caused the “sinister” ills Carson predicted. In fact, it is her anti-chemical legacy that now poses a global risk both to food supply and the environment.
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> Interview Angela Logomasini


Ralph Nader's "Unstoppable Right/Left Convergence Event," featuring CEI founder Fred L. Smith, Jr., and other opinion leaders.

Visit The Nader Page for more information.


Globalwarming.org: EPA’s Impending Climate Plan for Existing Power Plants


What sort of federal plan could EPA impose? Alas, the answer is frighteningly broad, and includes policies such as a carbon tax or even a cap-and-trade energy rationing scheme. > Read more

> Interview William Yeatman




CEI’s Battered Business Bureau: The Week in Regulation

The Federal Register passed the 30,000-page mark on Friday, at least by unadjusted page count. After accounting for skips and blank pages, the adjusted count, which this series tracks, stands at a still-impressive 29,967 pages, and will shoot past 30,000 pages on Tuesday. >Read More

> Interview Ryan Young

Apply for CEI's Journalism Fellowship!

CEI's Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellowship is a one-year fellowship that aims to provide journalists the opportunity to improve their knowledge of free markets principles and limited government through interaction with CEI policy experts. > cei.org/warrenbrookes


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