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Business and Economics

This topic explores the lives and actions of the 19th century Robber Barons. It includes research, commentary, the Robber...
As contentions increase over the growing regulations Americans face, this topic takes a look at the history and...
US national debt information including questions and answers, FAQ, charts, quotes, studies, and more.

Climate and Environment

Global warming is the front and center topic of many policy discussions around the world. Often the policy ideas being...
On the whole, economists predict the economic impacts of global warming, if it takes place, for the next century to be quite...
Current dire predictions depend on unlikely and unsubstantiated temperature increases. Under more likely estimates of...
The health impacts of global warming, much like the rest of global warming science, remain entirely uncertain and the...
The resources in this section provide readers with information on the history of the CAA, the costs and benefits of air...
The Clean Water Act creates a number of programs and regulations to reduce direct pollutant discharges into waterways,...
Examine the implementation and effects of the Endangered Species Act through quotes, charts, videos, podcasts, primary...
The National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) was passed in 1969. It has become the chief tool environmental activists use to...
Examine the implications of Superfund through quotes, charts, videos, podcasts, primary documents, studies, and more.
As environmental groups continue to flex their muscles and influence policy, it's important to look behind the curtain...
The Kyoto Protocol is a worldwide treaty binding countries to lower greenhouse gas emissions in order to limit possible...
Interest groups that benefit from proposed solutions to global warming push to sway public opinion to their side. Meanwhile...
This topic overview provides expositions and examinations of the arguments for and against Free Market Environmentalism. It...
Proponents of cap-and-trade hope to harness the invisible hand of "the market" to reduce greenhouse gas emissions...
Charts, quotes, graphs, primary documents, videos, books, and research on ethanol.
Climate change skeptics viewed the event as a vindication of their views, while climate change supporters attempted to...
There is a resurgence in the discourse about renewable, alternative, or green energies, and wind power is a part of this...
This topic overview provides insight into the history and development of nuclear power as an energy source in the United...