"Of all of the world's chemical compounds, none has a worse reputation than carbon dioxide. Thanks to the single-minded demonization of this natural and essential atmospheric gas by advocates of government control of energy production, the conventional wisdom about carbon dioxide is that it is a dangerous pollutant. That's simply not the case. Contrary to what some would have us believe,...
Waxman-Markey Climate Change Bill Would Weaken the Economy
Data Analysis Report, #0904
The Heritage Foundation
August 6, 2009
"The legislation would reduce the economy by no less than $120 billion in any year, with an average loss of $314 billion from 2012 to 2035 and cumulative losses exceeding $9.4 trillion."