Environment (page 11)

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    Global revolt against climate change policies

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reminds us that people offer little support for politicians’ plans regarding climate change. Despite increasingly apocalyptic warnings from U.N. officials, 2018 has seen a number of high-profile defeats for policies aimed at fighting global warming. Politicians and voters pushed back at attempts…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Carolina Journal Online reports on the N.C. Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the legislature’s power to confirm appointments to Gov. Roy Cooper’s cabinet. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why the public won’t accept “green” taxes.
    Mitch Kokai, December 24, 2018
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    Columnist urges Trump to tweet about actual Russian collusion … with U.S. environmentalists

    Kevin Mooney explains in the Washington Examiner why a few well-placed presidential tweets could help raise awareness of a real Russian collusion controversy. The Institute for Energy Research, a nonprofit free-market group based in Washington, D.C., filed suit on Wednesday against the Treasury Department after the agency failed to…
    Mitch Kokai, December 21, 2018
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    Russians and U.S. environmentalists

    This should come as no surprise to the John Locke Foundation’s Donald van der Vaart: A lawsuit seeks to uncover facts involving covert Russian support of U.S. environmental groups. Jason Hopkins of the Daily Caller reports. An open records lawsuit filed against the State Department is attempting…
    Mitch Kokai, December 19, 2018
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    Your tax dollars at work: Gardening and self-esteem edition

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon explores another dubious use of taxpayer funding. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is spending a quarter of a million dollars on an effort to boost the self-esteem of teenagers by teaching them how to garden. Southern University in Baton Rouge, La.,…
    Mitch Kokai, December 18, 2018
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    A threat to green central planners

    Veronique de Rugy writes at Reason.com about the recent revolt against hardships imposed by “green” government planners. You know you’ve got a problem when your tax schemes are even being rejected by the French. While there’s always a danger in reducing the causes of political unrest to a…
    Mitch Kokai, December 17, 2018
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    Sanders, private jets, and climate alarmism

    For a guy who professes a great deal of concern about climate change, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders spends an awful lot of time on emissions-spewing private jets. Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon reports. The reelection campaign for Bernie Sanders spent more than $400,000 to travel on…
    Mitch Kokai, December 13, 2018
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    “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

    A topical tweet by David Burge:  …
    Jon Guze, December 9, 2018