cap http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/12333/all en GOP's 'Cut, Cap and Balance' Mostly Just Cut By Media http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/gops-cut-cap-and-balance-mostly-just-cut-media <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Both houses of Congress are fighting over the debt ceiling - the Senate debating a plan by Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid and the House voting on a bill pushed by Speaker John Boehner. So far, only one actual bill has passed, but it was rejected as dead-on-arrival by both the Senate and the media.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/bias-numbers/gops-cut-cap-and-balance-mostly-just-cut-media" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Bias by the Numbers MRC Business balance bill cap cbs cut CutCapandBalance debt DebtCeiling gangofsix GOP House july NBC networks obama percent plan Senate stories support tax vote Thu, 28 Jul 2011 21:58:00 +0000 admin 29508 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Chetry Worried Public is Taking Steps Backward on Global Warming http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-chetry-worried-public-taking-steps-backward-global-warming <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>The American public is wising up about the theory of anthropogenic global warming and is expressing skepticism. Some would think that is progress, but not CNN’s Karen Chetry.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-chetry-worried-public-taking-steps-backward-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Climate Change Economy Energy Environment Trade back baseline billion cap climate cnns creating expected farm global good heritage higher Income issue larsen make oct percent pole political public terms warming Mon, 18 Oct 2010 21:37:00 +0000 admin 27056 at http://www.mrc.org Media Myth: Networks Ignore Trillion-Dollar Price Tag of Climate Cap Bill http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-networks-ignore-trillion-dollar-price-tag-climate-cap-bill <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p><p>The media love to fret over global warming, but now that a trillion-dollar scheme to address global warming could be just around the corner the networks have been curiously quiet.</p> <p> </p><p> <br /> </p><p>On May 21, the House Energy and Commerce Committee passed a bill to cap carbon emissions and create an artificial trading market. The network news media didn’t mention it, but critics say the legislation would be a “huge threat to American prosperity and freedom.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-networks-ignore-trillion-dollar-price-tag-climate-cap-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business american bill called cap carbon companies cost ebell economic economy emissions energy environmental estimates gas global heritage higher institute major markey mentioned networks news percent permits policy post prices program tax trade warming waxman Thu, 28 May 2009 21:08:00 +0000 admin 30123 at http://www.mrc.org Media Myth: Networks Stick to Warming Theme Despite Avalanche of Chilling News http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-networks-stick-warming-theme-despite-avalanche-chilling-news <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p> </p><p>Temperatures have plummeted to record or near-record lows in 32 states this winter. On March 2, a global warming protest in Washington, D.C. was buried by nearly a foot of snow. And a new study warns that the Earth could be in for a 30-year cooling trend. Reality is not cooperating with the network news’ global warming theme, yet reporters are unwilling to even discuss the possibility that the Earth is cooling.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/media-myths/media-myth-networks-stick-warming-theme-despite-avalanche-chilling-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths MRC Business 2000 2008 2009 atmospheric cap climate Coal Cooling data earth energy feb found global Gray March network networks news obama obamas plan record report scientists search Snow study tax temperature Temperatures trade trend warming washington year years Wed, 04 Mar 2009 22:55:00 +0000 admin 30124 at http://www.mrc.org Unmasking the Myths Behind the Fairness Doctrine http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/unmasking-myths-behind-fairness-doctrine <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/cmi-staff">CMI Staff</a> </div> </div> </div> <p><strong>Introduction</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/special-reports/unmasking-myths-behind-fairness-doctrine" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Special Reports MRC Culture 2006 2007 2008 abc access air airwaves america american Americans argument audience audiences big biggest broadcast broadcasters broadcasting cable cap choose circulation CNN commercial committee conservative Conservatives controversial counter day december democratic doctrine doesnt dominate evening excellence fairness FCC find Fox free freedom government hosts image including information Internet issues june kennedy larger leading lean leaning left liberal limited list lists magazines major make medium million month morning national NBC network networks news newspaper newspapers newstalk noncommercial number numbers opinion opinions paper people percent policy political politicians popular president Press principal programming programs project public radio ratings reach reached reaches report reports running scarcity Senate show shows single sites source sources Speech squeezed state station stations talk Talkers Television Test top typical viewers web week weekly Mon, 10 Nov 2008 02:31:00 +0000 admin 31534 at http://www.mrc.org CNN's Gergen: 'Democratic Congress' Will 'Move Toward Raising Taxes' http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-gergen-democratic-congress-will-move-toward-raising-taxes <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     CNN examined the differences between Sen. John McCain and Sen. Barack Obama’s economic positions and admitted that taxes would be increased under democrats.</p> <br /> <p >     Senior political analyst David Gergen declared that under Democrats increased taxes are “just gonna come.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/cnns-gergen-democratic-congress-will-move-toward-raising-taxes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Taxes Trade bill cap clinton congress cost gas mccain obama president price tax utility Thu, 05 Jun 2008 19:20:21 +0000 admin 26140 at http://www.mrc.org Media Pave the Way for Next President to 'Cap' U.S. Energy Use http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-pave-way-next-president-cap-us-energy-use <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Do you want to be up to $3,700 poorer every year for the next 20 years?</p> <br /> <p >     The Senate is debating a bill this week that has been touted as a solution to global warming – it contains so-called “cap-and-trade” restrictions on energy use. But what you probably haven’t heard from the media is that such a system could cost $1.7 trillion to $4.8 trillion – about the cost of “660 hurricanes – 35 per year – for two decades,” according to The Heritage Foundation. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/media-pave-way-next-president-cap-us-energy-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Trade AlGore BarbaraBoxer cap ClimateChange clinton cost gas GlobalWarming lieberman mccain obama price tax warner Wed, 04 Jun 2008 20:39:06 +0000 admin 26144 at http://www.mrc.org Boxer: 'Recession' is 'Precisely' the Right Time for Economic Upheaval of Cap-and-Trade http://www.mrc.org/articles/boxer-recession-precisely-right-time-economic-upheaval-cap-and-trade <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Conventional wisdom suggests that times of high economic growth would be the most appropriate occasion to enact legislation that could be very expensive for American taxpayers.</p> <br /> <p >     That’s not the case for Democratic California Sen. Barbara Boxer. Boxer, who is the chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works Committee and advocating the Lieberman-Warner cap-and-trade legislation, said a “recession” is the best time to do it because it will bring us “hope.” </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/boxer-recession-precisely-right-time-economic-upheaval-cap-and-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Energy Trade bill Boxer cap CarbonDioxide ClimateChange CO2 emissions GlobalWarming lieberman mccain ration restriction warner Tue, 03 Jun 2008 20:28:46 +0000 admin 26146 at http://www.mrc.org 'Clean Air' Pioneer Predicts Carbon Cap-and-Trade Within Two Years http://www.mrc.org/articles/clean-air-pioneer-predicts-carbon-cap-and-trade-within-two-years <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Regardless of whether global warming is a threat, one Washington insider predicts a carbon cap-and-trade system is inevitable because all three remaining presidential candidates support it.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/clean-air-pioneer-predicts-carbon-cap-and-trade-within-two-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Trade cap CarbonDioxide cleanairact CO2 emissions green greenhousegas Regulation Wed, 26 Mar 2008 18:40:04 +0000 admin 26285 at http://www.mrc.org McCain Pushes 'Cap-And-Trade' Plan to Fight Global Warming http://www.mrc.org/articles/mccain-pushes-cap-and-trade-plan-fight-global-warming <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-gainor">Dan Gainor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     Presumptive GOP presidential nominee John McCain is using the idea of global togetherness to promote “a cap-and-trade system” to battle climate change. He said “Americans and Europeans need to get serious about substantially reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the coming years or we will hand over a much-diminished world to our grandchildren.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/mccain-pushes-cap-and-trade-plan-fight-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Trade cap carbon ClimateChange Credit dioxide GlobalWarming hillary mccain obama offset tax Wed, 19 Mar 2008 17:40:08 +0000 admin 26299 at http://www.mrc.org NBC: Cap-and-Trade System Would Magically Make Unaffordable Energy Affordable http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-cap-and-trade-system-would-magically-make-unaffordable-energy-affordable <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     A carbon emission-free energy source sounds like a grand idea, assuming it can compete at least somewhat with other sources of energy. When it costs four times as much, however, you’ve got a problem. </p> <br /> <p >     NBC Chief Environmental Correspondent Anne Thompson praised a Nevada solar plant that had zero carbon emissions, which she said “was equivalent to taking 20,000 cars off the road a year.”</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nbc-cap-and-trade-system-would-magically-make-unaffordable-energy-affordable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Energy Trade cap carbon ClimateChange CO2 dioxide emissions gas GlobalWarming greenhouse power solar sun tax Fri, 14 Mar 2008 13:26:41 +0000 admin 26312 at http://www.mrc.org Caps and Trade-offs: Presidential Candidates Embrace Massive Penalties for Emissions http://www.mrc.org/commentary/caps-and-trade-offs-presidential-candidates-embrace-massive-penalties-emissions <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brianna-cardiff-and-will-collins-special-bmi">Brianna Cardiff and Will Collins, Special to BMI</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     The 2008 campaign season features sharp disagreements among the leading presidential aspirants from both parties. Climate change, however, seems to be the exception that proves the rule, as all three frontrunners have embraced broadly similar policy prescriptions that would supposedly combat global warming. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/caps-and-trade-offs-presidential-candidates-embrace-massive-penalties-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business business cap carbon CarbonDioxide clinton CO2 company consumer election emissions energy legislation mccain obama policy Pollution president race tax trade Wed, 05 Mar 2008 17:53:29 +0000 admin 29735 at http://www.mrc.org Caps and Trade-offs: Presidential Candidates and Climate Change http://www.mrc.org/articles/caps-and-trade-offs-presidential-candidates-and-climate-change <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/brianna-cardiff-and-will-collins-special-bmi">Brianna Cardiff and Will Collins, Special to BMI</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     The 2008 campaign season features sharp disagreements among the leading presidential aspirants from both parties. Climate change, however, seems to be the exception that proves the rule, as all three frontrunners have embraced broadly similar policy prescriptions that would supposedly combat global warming. </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/caps-and-trade-offs-presidential-candidates-and-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Trade cap carbon CarbonDioxide ClimateChange CO2 company consumer election emissions GlobalWarming Pollution president race tax Wed, 05 Mar 2008 17:23:02 +0000 admin 26330 at http://www.mrc.org Global Warming Bill Could Cost Every U.S. Man, Woman and Child Up to $494 Annually http://www.mrc.org/articles/global-warming-bill-could-cost-every-us-man-woman-and-child-494-annually <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Imagine what you could do with an extra $400 or $500 a year – save for retirement, fill your gasoline tank several extra times or buy a plane ticket for vacation. Now multiply that amount by every member in your immediate family. It could add up to a lot of extra money.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/global-warming-bill-could-cost-every-us-man-woman-and-child-494-annually" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Environment Trade bill cap carbon Climate Change congress Global Warming House legislation Senate tax Weather Tue, 13 Nov 2007 18:36:53 +0000 admin 25242 at http://www.mrc.org Greenspan Has 'Grave Doubts' about 'So-Called Cap-and-Trade System on CO2 Emissions' http://www.mrc.org/articles/greenspan-has-grave-doubts-about-so-called-cap-and-trade-system-co2-emissions <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The media have really latched on to Alan Greenspan and his new book, “The Age of Turbulence.” Greenspan has appeared in all the major newspapers; he’s on the cover of Newsweek, been on “60 Minutes” and he even made an appearance <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/articles/2007/20070919151159.aspx"></a>on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.”</p><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The focus has been his bashing of Bush’s policies, as the <a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/20781873/"></a>Associated Press described it in a September 15 story. </p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/greenspan-has-grave-doubts-about-so-called-cap-and-trade-system-co2-emissions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Energy Trade Age of Turbulence Al Gore book bush cap carbon Climate Change CO2 criticizes cut dioxide emissions gas gases Global Warming greenhouse greenspan oil Weather Thu, 20 Sep 2007 17:07:39 +0000 admin 25335 at http://www.mrc.org