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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    The N.C. Medicaid budget appears headed toward reaching budget goals for a fourth straight year, and the program continues its move toward managed care. Dan Way provides a state Medicaid update during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Rick Henderson analyzes a possible N.C. Supreme Court…
    Mitch Kokai, December 1, 2017
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    All electric cargo ship being put to good use

    And the headline reads… China’s first all-electric zero-emissions cargo ship is going to be used to transport coal The vessel, designed for inland waterway transport, will have a pilot shipping voyage next month, and be put into commercial use early next year. It will travel a fixed route on…
    Roy Cordato, November 27, 2017
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    Re: Those ‘zero-emissions’ electric cars, aren’t

    If, as Jon Sanders quotes in a recent post, “Larger electric vehicles can have higher lifecycle greenhouse gas emissions than smaller conventional vehicles,” maybe a carbon tax would be more neutral toward vehicle technology.
    Joseph Coletti, November 20, 2017
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    What nation on Earth has reduced its carbon emissions more than any other?

    Our Mitch Kokai recently interviewed climatologist Pat Michaels about the Trump administration’s move to step back from the Paris climate agreement and the move by Mr. Trump’s EPA to nix the Clean Power Plan, which was sold as a way to address climate change. It’s a great interview — and …
    Donna Martinez, November 14, 2017
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    The Paris climate agreement’s ‘underlying fraud’

    Oren Cass devotes attention to the topic in a column for City Journal. Good news is hard to find at this year’s United Nations climate conference in Bonn, Germany. Diplomats from nearly 200 countries have gathered to review progress made on the “historic” Paris climate accords, signed two…
    Mitch Kokai, November 13, 2017
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Dan Way reports for Carolina Journal Online on a John Locke Foundation scholar’s critique of Gov Roy Cooper’s recent decision to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. Kristen Blair’s Daily Journal highlights new research that boosts the argument for starting school later in the morning.
    Mitch Kokai, September 21, 2017
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    Doom-and-gloom climate predictions proved wrong again

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights the latest evidence that climate alarmists have been touting overly pessimistic projections. Another group of prominent climate scientists have published research claiming humanity may have a couple extra decades before pushing the world past what the U.N. calls “dangerous” levels of…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2017
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    Placing Harvey in historical context

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon delivers important news to those who believe climate change is responsible for Hurricane Harvey. While media outlets are suggesting climate change is to blame for exacerbating Hurricane Harvey’s conditions, a much worse hurricane hit Texas more than a century ago—before Americans…
    Mitch Kokai, September 1, 2017