Posts Tagged ‘climate’

TCPR to investigate governor’s solar investment

News Channel 5 interviews Tennessee Center for Policy Research president Justin Owen about the revelation that Governor Bredesen is an investor in a new solar company started by his former Revenue Commissioner. In his eight years in office, Bredesen has directed millions of taxpayer dollars into building...
November 6th, 2010 | Recent News | Read More

Free markets can best address environmental problems

The Tennessee Center for Policy Research’s Allyn Milojevich explains how free market environmentalism is a better solution than cap and trade in Sunday’s Tennessean. Allyn is the recent author of Cap & Trade: A (Lame) Duck Proposal, which shows the economic impact cap and trade would...
October 18th, 2010 | Commentary | Read More

TCPR warns against cap and trade’s impact on TN

TCPR warns against cap and trade’s impact on TN
October 4, 2010 NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Center for Policy Research, the state’s premier free market think tank, released a policy report today demonstrating the impact that cap and trade legislation could have on Tennessee’s economy. It is widely expected that Congress will attempt to pass some...
October 11th, 2010 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Closing Yucca Mountain a waste

Allyn Milojevich, research associate at the Tennessee Center for Policy Research, takes the Obama administration to task over its plan to close the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste facility in Nevada. This article originally appeared in Saturday’s Knoxville News Sentinel. by Allyn Milojevich In 1982,...
July 3rd, 2010 | Commentary | Read More

Public Transit Proves Costly to Taxpayers and the Environment

Public Transit Proves Costly to Taxpayers and the Environment
NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Center for Policy Research today released a policy report in conjunction with transportation expert Randal O’Toole. The report, titled Tackling Public Transit in Tennessee, affirms that Tennessee’s public transit system has provided little in the way of cost or environmental...
June 3rd, 2010 | Feature, Policy | Read More

Climate Change “Cures” are Worse than the Illness

This editorial originally appeared in the December 13, 2009 Tennessean. Climate change “cures” are worse than the illness by Drew Johnson Copenhagen is a name that usually congers images of a busting European financial capital or a mighty fine smokeless tobacco, depending on whether you have a can...
December 16th, 2009 | Commentary | Read More

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