Environment (page 3)

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    Big Families Are Better for the Environment

    I can’t tell whether Lyman Stone is trolling here, but it makes sense:  …
    Jon Guze, September 20, 2019
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    National Review endorses plan to drop California auto waiver

    Editors at National Review Online support the Trump administration’s approach to California auto emissions standards. The Trump administration is pushing ahead with a plan we endorsed previously. It will revoke California’s ability to set separate greenhouse-gas standards for cars — so that a single policy will apply to the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on expert reaction to North Carolina’s new legislative election maps. Donald van der Vaart’s Daily Journal questions a planned “global climate strike.”…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2019
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    AOC believes Miami will disappear without Green New Deal

    Paul Crookston of the Washington Free Beacon highlights an outlandish prediction from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) said Wednesday that Miami has only a few years left on this planet. At an NAACP forum, the democratic socialist touted the Green New Deal, her radical…
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2019
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    ‘Stakeholder’: it doesn’t mean you get to stake a claim on other people’s business

    DEQ lists 164 "stakeholders" to develop a "Clean Energy Plan." They identify "key stakeholders" as those "with a vested interest in clean energy." OK, so who cares for affordable, reliable, efficient electricity?
    Jon Sanders, September 13, 2019
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    Climate change, hurricanes, and an overhyped link

    Earth and atmospheric sciences professor Judith Curry urges National Review Online readers to be wary of claims involving climate change and hurricanes. In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian’s catastrophic impacts on the Bahamas, we have been reminded of the inevitability that some aspect of any damaging hurricane will…
    Mitch Kokai, September 11, 2019
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    Democratic candidates’ fracking ban would be dangerous, asinine

    A ban on fracking would be asinine. It would be self-destructive, devastating to the economy, a gut punch to the poor, and practically ineffective to do anything about climate change. It's also something Vladimir Putin has been working for years to bring it about.
    Jon Sanders, September 10, 2019
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    Why North Carolina’s Emissions Keep Falling

    This week, JLF’s Jon Sanders reported on North Carolina’s decreasing emissions. According to Sanders, since 2000, total carbon dioxide emissions have decreased by 37.5%, total sulfur dioxide emissions have decreased by 91.8%, and total nitrogen oxide emissions are down 74.2% (see images). ­Sanders also included per capita…
    Brenee Goforth, September 9, 2019