Environment (page 5)

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    Talk About Fake News!

    In a recent Spectator article called “Lying with science: a guide to myth debunking,” Matt Ridley begins by observing that, “Pseudoscience is on the rise – and the media is completely hooked.” After quoting H.L. Mencken (‘The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence…
    Jon Guze, March 8, 2019
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    Climate realists offer to debate AOC

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports on an open invitation to U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Skeptics of global warming “catastrophe” have an extended an offer for Green New Deal champion New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to come and debate them. Retired statistics professor Dr. Caleb Rossiter offered…
    Mitch Kokai, March 5, 2019
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    Green New Deal Relies On Threat Or Use Of Government Force

    From John Locke Foundation’s Dr. Roy Cordato: As the specifics (and many of the absurd objectives) of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal (GND) have come to light, the common refrain from Democrats who support it is that the plan is “aspirational.” In other words, they believe the world that Ocasio-Cortez…
    Anna Manning, March 4, 2019
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    Daily Journal: From the Green New Deal to Venezuela: A million percent inflation and all

    JLF’s Roy Cordato writes for Carolina Journal’s Daily Journal: As the specifics — and many of the absurd objectives — of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal have come to light, the common refrain from Democrats who support it is that the plan is “aspirational.” In other words, they…
    Anna Manning, March 1, 2019
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    GOP reps take advantage of Democratic indifference on climate change

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a meeting that did more than any news conference or press release to demonstrate the urgency of addressing climate change. Congressional Republicans were able to put an end to a hearing on climate change organized by Democrats after only two…
    Mitch Kokai, March 1, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a new warning related to the costs of Medicaid managed care in North Carolina. Roy Cordato’s Daily Journal explains how the proposed Green New Deal would pave the way toward a Venezuela-size catastrophe.
    Mitch Kokai, March 1, 2019
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    LISTEN HERE: This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Some Democratic presidential contenders and members of Congress have embraced the notion of “Medicare for all.” Roy Cordato explores what the catchy phrase would mean for American health care during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Donald van der Vaart analyzes recent legal battles involving N.C.
    Mitch Kokai, February 22, 2019
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    Greens seeing red

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon documents a disagreement among environmentalists over a “green” project at a major university. These can’t be the headlines Georgetown University wanted. Building the largest rooftop solar system installation in the District of Columbia was going to provide half of the university’s…
    Mitch Kokai, February 21, 2019