Environment (page 108)

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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Some North Carolina voters will head to the polls July 17 to cast ballots in primary runoff elections. John Hood discusses key runoff races, and the likely impact of low voter turnout, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Michael Sanera will discuss key transportation issues for…
    Mitch Kokai, July 6, 2012
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features a conversation with Cato Institute scholar Patrick Michaels about global warming news that is invariably “worse than we thought.” John Hood’s Daily Journal discusses the changing course for the ship of state.
    Mitch Kokai, July 6, 2012
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    Re: NEA Environmental Education (Stoops)

    First I want to say that, with regards to Terry’s last line I think he is lying. He is not wondering anything of the sort. He knows that these folks will not entertain points of view that are inconsistent with their left wing environmentalist agenda. Now to my more substantive…
    Roy Cordato, July 3, 2012
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    NEA environmental education resolution

    Here is another interesting item from the 2012 Annual Meeting and Representative Assembly of the National Education Association (NEA): B-49. ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION The National Education Association believes that the environment must be protected. The Association urges the establishment and maintenance of federal wilderness areas, recreational areas, refuge areas,…
    Terry Stoops, July 3, 2012
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    Invasive species of the moment: Cogongrass

    Which is considered a more serious threat than cogongrass. It grow in dense clumps that choke out other plants, spreads rapidly, has sharp leaves so that livestock can’t it eat, and it’s a fire hazard. First sighted in the state recently in Pender County; the state had a crew on…
    Michael Lowrey, June 27, 2012
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    Borders explores ‘champagne environmentalism’

    The latest edition of Max Borders‘ Ideas Matter update includes an item on environmentalists’ do-as-we-say, not-as-we-do approach to life. “You should reduce your standard of living to make sacrifices for the environment. … Us? No, no. We’re the elites.” This is fairly…
    Mitch Kokai, June 27, 2012
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    When going ‘green’ is more than just a costly nuisance

    When government ignores market signals to mandate the use of costly “green” energy sources, it’s clear that resources are diverted from their best use. While wasteful, the process is not necessarily dangerous. But Jim McTague devotes his latest “D.C. Current” column in Barron’s to a case…
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2012
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The state Senate’s leader said recently he doesn’t expect lawmakers to approve Gov. Beverly Perdue’s appointments to the State Board of Education, including the reappointment of current chairman Bill Harrison. Terry Stoops discusses the topic during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Roy Cordato discusses the controversy…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2012