Environment (page 5)

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    JLF’s Dr. van der Vaart Calls It (Before It Happens)

    The results of an investigation into Gov. Cooper’s involvement with the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) were presented last week. The report concluded: “From the information presented in this report, it would be reasonable to conclude that Governor Cooper improperly used the authority and influence of his Office to cause…
    Brenee Goforth, November 25, 2019
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    Coldplay comes up with environmental excuse for not touring

    Mike Brest of the Washington Examiner reports on rock band Coldplay’s ingenious excuse for skipping out on touring. Coldplay will not go on tour for their new album Everyday Life citing concerns over how the travel and shows would impact the environment. Instead of going on tour, the…
    Mitch Kokai, November 22, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Rick Henderson reports for Carolina Journal Online about the latest developments in the dispute over N.C. Atlantic Coast Pipeline permits. Andy Taylor’s Daily Journal contends that conservatives might need a dose of 1970s-era challenges to refine their arguments.
    Mitch Kokai, November 22, 2019
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    GOP-linked carbon tax group makes public push

    Josh Siegel reports for the Washington Examiner on a Republican group that’s touting a new federal carbon tax. A Republican-backed group pushing for Congress to pass a federal carbon tax launched a six-figure advertising campaign on Wednesday. The campaign from the Americans for Carbon Dividends represents a new…
    Mitch Kokai, November 14, 2019
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    Democratic senator treats climate change like a religion

    Cameron Cawthorne writes for the Washington Free Beacon about one U.S. senator’s questionable approach to climate change. Sen. Mazie Hirono (D., Hawaii) on Tuesday called for liberal activists to believe in climate change as if it were a “religion.” Hirono said on Tuesday that liberals will need to…
    Mitch Kokai, November 14, 2019
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    Happer to continue fight against climate alarmism

    Josh Siegel of the Washington Examiner reports that William Happer’s departure from the Trump administration isn’t changing his tune about climate science. William Happer failed at the chance of his lifetime. A notorious climate change science skeptic, Happer, 80, recently left the Trump administration after the White House…
    Mitch Kokai, November 6, 2019
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    More Journalistic Malfeasance by the New York Times

    In a recent twitter thread, Bjorn Lomborg exposes many deliberate distortions in a NYT report on sea level rise due to climate change: It’s a detailed expose, so read the whole thing!…
    Jon Guze, November 4, 2019
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    Lights out for California

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online highlights California’s pitiful response to recent wildfires. California is staying true to its reputation as the land of innovation — it is making blackouts, heretofore the signature of impoverished and war-torn lands, a routine feature of 21st-century American life. More than 2…
    Mitch Kokai, October 30, 2019