competitiveenterpriseinstitute http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/14878/all en 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-0 <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>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.<!--?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /--></p><p>&nbsp;</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-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Myths Business and Media Institute Climate Change Media abc BarackObama CapandTrade cbo cbs ClimateChange competitiveenterpriseinstitute energytax EPA GlobalWarming HeritageFoundation Lieberman-Warner MyronEbell NBC priceincreases taxincrease waxman-markey Thu, 28 May 2009 20:39:18 +0000 admin 26777 at http://www.mrc.org