Global warming

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    Climate Policies That Boost China’s Prospects

    Jordan McGillis writes at National Review Online about China’s dubious approach to climate policy. As planned, China’s new emissions-trading scheme (ETS) is doing nothing to reduce its emissions. Launched in July, the ETS encompasses 2,200 companies that operate coal- and natural-gas-fired power plants — facilities responsible for 40…
    Mitch Kokai, August 31, 2021
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    Climate Activism Versus Democracy

    Kevin Williamson of National Review Online ponders a key problem for climate alarmists. Climate change as a potential public-policy issue has been with us since the 1960s, while climate change understood in at least some quarters as an urgent public-policy issue has been with us since at least…
    Mitch Kokai, August 12, 2021
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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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    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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    Senate Rules Could Block Biden’s Top Climate Policy

    Josh Siegel of the Washington Examiner explains how the U.S. Senate could block President Biden on climate policy. Democrats may struggle to revamp President Joe Biden’s signature climate policy to comply with strict budget rules that govern the reconciliation process, the legislative maneuver they are using to bypass…
    Mitch Kokai, July 7, 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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    Biden Misses Mark on Military and Climate Change

    John Rossomando explains at National Review Online why the president is wrong to identify climate change as the American military’s greatest challenge. The Biden administration’s focus on climate change at the Defense Department is a case of misplaced priorities rooted in myths. The president, Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin,…
    Mitch Kokai, June 22, 2021
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    The Right AOC on Point: Nuclear Energy Holds Key to Reducing Carbon Emissions

    John Locke Foundation CEO Amy Cooke, “The Right AOC,” explains why nuclear energy provides the only realistic solution to reduce carbon emissions. Contact Amy at [email protected] Follow her at https://www.facebook.com/TheRightAOC and https://twitter.com/TheRightAOC.
    Mitch Kokai, June 17, 2021