Environment (page 104)

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    Gas Prices

    You may think that gas prices are pretty high in North Carolina, but in California, they’re averaging $4.66/gallon, which is $0.25 higher than Hawaii, the state with the next highest average, and almost a full $1 more than North Carolina’s $3.70 average.  To see just how dramatic the situation…
    Julie Tisdale, October 8, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Mitt Romney’s “47 percent” comment stirred up plenty of political controversy. John Hood examines the facts and falsehoods surrounding the debate about so-called “makers vs. takers” during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Roy Cordato critiques Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers’ Democratic National Convention speech about pursuing…
    Mitch Kokai, October 5, 2012
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    Libertarian Barbara Howe talks about debate issues

    Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Barbara Howe, who was left out of Wednesday night’s N.C. Association of Broadcasters debate, has posted a YouTube video of how she would have addressed some of the issues posed during the faceoff between Republican Pat McCrory and Democrat Walter Dalton. Among the…
    Barry Smith, October 4, 2012
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    Rand Paul: Restricting consumer choice is insulting

    This clip is from March 10, 2011, but I am posting it anyway. Awesomeness never expires.
    Terry Stoops, October 3, 2012
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    New at CJO: Noted climate scientist Pat Michaels debunks gloom-and-doom projections for N.C. sea levels

    Carolina Journal Online highlights research from the Cato Institute’s Patrick Michaels, longtime Virginia state climatologist, that debunks wild claims about rising North Carolina sea levels.
    Mitch Kokai, October 2, 2012
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    New at CJO: Conservatives tout market-based reforms at Duke environmental forum

    Barry Smith reports for Carolina Journal Online about the market-based ideas presented during an environmental forum this week at Duke University.
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2012
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    New JLF report debunks gloom-and-doom predictions for N.C. sea-level rise

    If the projection of more than three feet of sea-level rise by 2100 has you ready to scuttle your North Carolina beach house, noted climate science expert Patrick Michaels might be ready to take that property off your hands. Michaels devotes a new John Locke Foundation report to…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2012
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    EPA sued over human experiments at UNC

    In a blog titled “EPA Sued Over Heinous Experiments on Humans,” Paul Chesser of the National Legal & Policy Center spells out a troubling practice at UNC Chapel Hill that he describes as “something out of World War II-era Germany.” Steven Milloy, who filed the lawsuit, is founder and publisher…
    Dan E. Way, September 25, 2012