Trendy or Green: Are Our Environmental Policies Helping?
CAPITOL HILL BRIEFING
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Noon (Lunch Included)
Featuring Todd Myers, Author, Eco-Fads: How the Rise of Trendy Environmentalism Is Hurting the Planet, and Patrick J. Michaels, Senior Fellow in Environmental Studies, Cato Institute; moderated by Laura Odato, Manager of Government Affairs, Cato Institute.
B-339 Rayburn House Office Building
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As environmentalism has become socially popular, public policy has become increasingly geared toward cultivating a green appearance rather than helping the environment. From "green" buildings to biofuels, we too often fall for trendy environmental ideas that waste resources on approaches that fail. Join us for a discussion of how Congress can avoid eco-fads and create sound environmental policy that focuses on achieving real environmental results.
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