Environment (page 8)

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    German study: Electric vehicles aren’t zero-emission, they’re worse than conventional cars

    Once again, we see governments forcing policies that produce the opposite results from what they're intended to produce, while markets independently outdo the governments' intended results in seeking greater appeals to consumer interests.
    Jon Sanders, April 22, 2019
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    Hayward decries ‘climate cult’

    Steven Hayward writes for the Power Line blog about irrational climate alarmists. I’m fond of referring to the climate campaigners as the “climatistas” because they remind me of the Sandinistas and their fellow-traveling fans back in the 1980s. But someone writing as “Will” over at The Medium has…
    Mitch Kokai, April 22, 2019
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    Millennials on merit, diversity, environment, and jobs

    Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner details disturbing new survey results. [A]ccording to a pathbreaking survey by the pollster who has charted Millennials the most, the revolution they’re bringing to Washington, Wall Street and Main Street is just the start. The follow-on Generation Z is stepping on the…
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2019
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    Big-dollar liberal donor wants support for Green New Deal

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon reports on one large-scale liberal donor’s requirements for 2020 presidential candidates. The secretive Democracy Alliance donor club is hoping its nearly $300 million in political spending this cycle will result in a new political leadership willing to advance liberal ideas such…
    Mitch Kokai, April 16, 2019
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    AOC blames immigration woes on global warming

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights the latest odd pronouncement from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said climate change was a “major factor” behind the wave of migrants making their way to the U.S. southern border. “The far-right loves to drum up…
    Mitch Kokai, April 11, 2019
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    AOC and flatulent cows

    It’s not clear whether U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ever has seen a cow. Yet, as CNS.com reports, the freshman member of Congress believes it’s important to consider one particular bovine characteristic. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D.-N.Y.) said in a March 29 appearance on MSNBC’s “All in With Chris Hayes”…
    Mitch Kokai, April 8, 2019
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    Green New Deal? How about a focus on natural gas instead

    Robert Bryce writes at National Review Online about real energy innovation. While the Green New Deal continues to dominate energy discussions in the United States, the rest of the world continues to rely on coal, oil, and natural gas. And of those three, according to a report released…
    Mitch Kokai, April 1, 2019
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    Democrats who support the Green New Deal don’t want to vote on it

    John McCormack writes at National Review Online about Democrats’ mystifying approach to a Senate vote on the proposed Green New Deal. On Tuesday, all Senate Republicans and four Senate Democrats voted against the Green New Deal, a resolution sponsored by Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) and Senator Ed…
    Mitch Kokai, March 28, 2019