Environment (page 2)

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    A real climate conspiracy led by state-level attorneys general

    Jordan McGillis documents for the Washington Examiner a legal controversy surrounding climate change. Keith Ellison and Karl Racine, attorneys general of Minnesota and the District of Columbia, respectively, filed fraud charges this June against fossil fuel companies and alleged co-conspirators for participating in public discourse on climate change.
    Mitch Kokai, July 22, 2020
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    A climate policy more economically dangerous than COVID-19

    Andy Puzder explains at FoxNews.com why Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s climate policy would prove disastrous for the American economy. If you think the economic shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic was bad, be forewarned: the economic impact of former Vice President Joe Biden’s new climate change plan…
    Mitch Kokai, July 20, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina will lose a source of natural gas and a potential economic boost, now that Duke Energy and Dominion Energy have decided to kill the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. Donald van der Vaart explores the reason for pipeline owners’ decision in the next edition of Carolina…
    Mitch Kokai, July 17, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Kari Travis reports for Carolina Journal Online on the end of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline deal and Gov. Roy Cooper’s pattern of executive overreach. John Hood’s Daily Journal explains why the Atlantic Coast Pipeline’s end doesn’t reduce the importance of natural gas as an energy source.
    Mitch Kokai, July 15, 2020
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    Democrats target tax code for Green New Deal goals

    Ryan Ellis writes for the Washington Examiner about congressional Democrats’ latest efforts to secure their Green New Deal. Advocates of the “Green New Deal” … want to use the tax code to put in place most of their domestic policy goals for a simple reason — there is…
    Mitch Kokai, July 7, 2020
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Thousands of N.C. public school students have been learning online in recent weeks. But many students have not participated at all in remote learning since COVID-19 shut down brick-and-mortar schools. Terry Stoops analyzes the consequences during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart…
    Mitch Kokai, May 15, 2020
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    COVID-19 lockdown offers preview of Green New Deal

    Editors at the Washington Examiner suggest that life under the left-wing Green New Deal would resemble the coronavirus economic shutdown. When socialist darling Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez first floated her “Green New Deal,” it was an intangible vision for society rather than a concrete policy proposal. Even after the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 27, 2020
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    COVID-19 offers good news to ‘ecosocialists’

    Editors at the Washington Free Beacon highlight one group that’s happy about the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic impact. As the economy has ground to a halt due to the coronavirus pandemic, demand for oil has dropped, but Texas rigs have continued to pump it out of the ground. With…
    Mitch Kokai, April 24, 2020