CEI Today: UN climate change accord, CDC sodium study, Ex-Im Bank, and CEI's newest labor score card

Monday, September 15, 2014
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UN CLIMATE CHANGE ACCORD - CHRISTOPHER HORNER

 

CNSNews: Plans to Turn ‘Politically Binding’ UN Climate Change Accord Into Federal Law

Obama administration officials who say they intend to sign a “politically binding” agreement to drastically reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions at the United Nations’ (UN) climate change conference in Paris next year already have a legal strategy to turn any non-binding accord into federal law, warns Christopher Horner, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).
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> Interview Chris Horner


 

SODIUM SCARE - MICHELLE MINTON

CDC Study: Kids Eat Same Amount of Sodium as Worldwide Average


It’s not exactly a blood-pressure raising headline, which is probably why the new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is actually bears the alarming titled, High Sodium Intake in Children and Adolescents: Cause for Concern.

However, the report’s findings, when put into context of 50 years’ worth of research on global salt consumption aren’t alarming at all.The global rate of sodium is consistent—eerily consistent—across cultures and time, something the CDC doesn’t like to talk about.
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> Interview Michelle Minton
 


EXPORT-IMPORT BANK - RYAN YOUNG

Ex-Im Bank is pro-business, but not pro-markets


A vote on the Continuing Resolution, which includes the controversial Export-Import Bank reauthorization was originally scheduled for last week but was pushed back to this week. > Read more

 

> Interview Ryan Young

 

CEI SCORES LABOR VOTES IN CONGRESS

CEI Honors 29 House Lawmakers with “Champion of the Worker” Awards


Thursday, the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) announced 29 current House lawmakers earned its distinguished “Champion of the Worker” award for perfect voting records on key employment and workforce issues during the 113th Congress. > Read more

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