Environment (page 9)

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    Who in the world has the biggest problem with fracking, and what he’s doing about it?

    If you want to know who could oppose lower U.S. emissions, cheaper and more reliable electricity, and U.S. energy independence, well, read on.
    Jon Sanders, September 28, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on lawmakers’ different assessments of Hurricane Florence’s impact on N.C. hog lagoons. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal highlights research into students’ reactions to academic failure.
    Mitch Kokai, September 28, 2018
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    JLF’s Becki Gray on Capital Tonight: Hurricane Florence

    Becki Gray, John Locke Foundation senior vice president, discussed N.C. government efforts to help the state recover from Hurricane Florence for Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.” Watch here.
    Anna Manning, September 27, 2018
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    Think tank targets bogus climate argument

    John Siciliano of the Washington Examiner reports on a D.C.-based think tank’s efforts to challenge an Obama-era agreement linked to global warming. The free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute launched a counter-strike Tuesday morning against business and environmental groups looking to keep the U.S. a part of the United Nations’…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2018
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    China and global warming

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports that the Chinese government does not appear to share American environmental activists’ concerns about the dangers of global warming. China could add as much as 400 million tons of coal capacity over the next two years, according to analysts at the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2018
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    LISTEN HERE: HeadLocke 027: Recovering from Hurricane Florence

    The newest Head Locke is out and you can listen to it here or download and subscribe on iTunes. According to the National Weather Service, Hurricane Florence dropped an estimated 8 trillion gallons of water across states in the Southeast. Counties in southeastern North Carolina, towns along the coast,…
    Anna Manning, September 25, 2018
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    The Upside of Climate Change

    On Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. blog, Patrick J. Michaels discusses, “The most amazing greening on Earth“: A new paper by Simon Munier, of France’s Centre National de Recherches Météorologiques, and several co-authors, segregates satellite-sensed LAI [Leaf Area Index] data into different vegetation types, taken over the period…
    Jon Guze, September 22, 2018
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    Debunking a myth involving Hurricane Florence and global warming

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller tackles the notion that global warming played an important role in producing Hurricane Florence. Even before Hurricane Florence barreled into the North Carolina coast, a misleading claim about the storm and global warming echoed across the internet. Florence made landfall in North…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2018