Cato expert discusses the ‘climate coup’ that has overtaken the federal government

Global warming alarmism does more damage than you might expect, invading much of our federal government’s policy and affecting all of our lives.

Patrick Michaels, senior fellow at the Cato Institute, makes that argument in the new book Climate Coup. He discussed key themes from that book during a presentation today to the John Locke Foundation’s Shaftesbury Society. In the video clip below, he outlines key flaws in the argument for the Waxman-Markey cap-and-trade bill that cleared the U.S. House of Representatives in 2009.

4:05 p.m. update: Click play below to watch the full 55:36 event.

You’ll find other John Locke Foundation video presentations here.

Mitch Kokai / Senior Political Analyst

Mitch Kokai is senior political analyst for the John Locke Foundation. He joined JLF in December 2005 as director of communications. That followed more than four years as chie...

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