Environment (page 113)

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    National Review examines Obama’s ozone decision

    The latest National Review offers us this blurb: The Obama administration had been contemplating intrusive new rules on ozone emissions but suddenly reversed itself. The news came as a surprise to the president’s environmental buddies — and, more significant, to the EPA, which was not involved in the…
    Mitch Kokai, October 3, 2011
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    Renewable Energy and Subsidies

    A letter in today’s N & O argues that fossil fuels account for 87 percent of the energy consumed in the world and received 12 times the subsidies of renewable energy sources.  It isn’t clear from the letter whether the subsidies discussed only focus on the subsidies the U.S.
    Daren Bakst, September 26, 2011
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    A proposal to define marriage within the North Carolina Constitution occupied much of lawmakers’ time during this month’s special legislative session. You’ll hear arguments for and against a proposed constitutional amendment, along with analysis from Rick Henderson, during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Roy Cordato will…
    Mitch Kokai, September 23, 2011
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    Obama keeps a promise: Will global warming alarmists rejoice?

    Who could forget President Obama’s promise that his historic 2008 election would cause the oceans to stop rising and the planet to start healing? David Freddoso hasn’t forgotten. Of course, this immediately became the butt of many conservatives’ jokes. But who’s laughing…
    Mitch Kokai, September 22, 2011
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    American Jobs Act: Greens looking for green

    President Obama’s “American Jobs Act” includes a provision that requires states to “give priority to the use of green [building] practices.” PART I – ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS SEC. 225. STATE AND LOCAL APPLICATIONS. (F) a description of how the State will give priority to the use…
    Terry Stoops, September 15, 2011
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    Heartland’s James Taylor exposes Huntsman’s “98% of climate scientists agree” claim

    In last week’s Republican presidential debate sponsored by MSNBC and Politico, candidate John Huntsman, the only serious Al Gorite in the Republican presidential field, claimed that there is a 98% percent consensus among climate scientists on the issue of global warming. So the question arises, what was he referring to.
    Roy Cordato, September 14, 2011
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    Still crazy after all these years

    In recent days, you might have wondered: What’s the next 9/11? Al Gore has an idea, according to Newsweek. All told, Hurricane Irene killed 43 people in the United States, and estimates of the damage range up to $20 billion.
    Mitch Kokai, September 13, 2011
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    This week’s Carolina Journal Online Friday interview features Donna Martinez’s conversation with Jenna Ashley Robinson of the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy about the myth of the $1 million college earnings advantage. Roy Cordato’s guest Daily Journal punctures myths about sustainable growth.
    Mitch Kokai, September 9, 2011