Environment (page 3)

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    Conservatives Should Embrace the Science on Climate Change

    Benjamin Zycher writes at National Affairs that conservatives should adopt a serious approach toward climate change. The problem, however, is that Republicans rarely go beyond dismissive mockery in responding to climate alarmists. When then-president Donald Trump insisted global warming was a “hoax” or a concept “created by and…
    Mitch Kokai, August 9, 2021
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    Green Energy CEO Pushes Congress to Boost His Bottom Line

    Josh Siegel of the Washington Examiner reports on one clean-energy CEO who’s sending a message to ideological allies in Congress. The CEO of one the largest developers of wind and solar farms in the country is warning Congress to not “squander” an opportunity to boost his industry, which…
    Mitch Kokai, August 3, 2021
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    Climate Alarmists Take Aim at Your Gas Heater and Stove

    Paul Gessing writes at National Review Online about one clear target of the climate change crowd. Natural gas is a clean and affordable fuel used by millions of Americans every day to cook, heat water, and provide warm homes in the winter. We appreciate its benefits, even if…
    Mitch Kokai, August 3, 2021
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    Radical Environmentalists Push Biden

    Leif Le Mahieu of the Washington Free Beacon documents a new attack on President Biden’s administration from the political left. Radical environmentalists took to the streets near the White House on Wednesday to protest against President Joe Biden, saying they would rise up if promised climate change policies…
    Mitch Kokai, July 2, 2021
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    Easy-To-Understand Primer On Cooper’s Flawed ‘Clean Energy Plan’

    North Carolina’s Clean Energy Plan, a proposal put together by the Department of Environmental Quality at the behest of Gov. Roy Cooper, calls for a 70% reduction of greenhouse gas emissions from electricity by 2030, and carbon neutrality by 2050. So how do we reach those goals? Duke Energy created…
    Donna Martinez, July 1, 2021
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    Liberal American Think Tank Pushes China’s Global Warming Agenda

    Collin Anderson of the Washington Free Beacon accuses a leading American think tank of doing “China’s bidding” on climate issues. In 2017, the Center for American Progress (CAP) released a report praising China’s “truly impressive” shift away from coal. The report came after the liberal think tank’s energy…
    Mitch Kokai, June 25, 2021
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    It’s Not Even Close: Nuclear and Natural Gas Are FAR Better at Achieving Emissions Goals Than Wind or Solar

    A new study released today by the John Locke Foundation spells out just how superior nuclear and natural gas are in achieving carbon emission reduction goals for the state. Relying more heavily on solar and wind is “an expensive, wasteful, and risky means of achieving the…
    Brian Balfour, June 23, 2021
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    Exposing a ‘Green Jobs’ Fallacy

    Editors at the Washington Examiner are tired of hearing about benefits from “green jobs.” Everyone is at it — Joe Biden, Boris Johnson, the G-7, the United Nations. All are in the business of “creating” green jobs. Johnson wants 250,000 of them, to be “created” by clean energy…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2021