Global warming (page 2)

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    No Green New Deal needed

    Mark Whittington explains in the Washington Examiner why free markets have made the dubious Green New Deal unnecessary. What if climate change could be fixed without destroying the fossil fuel industry, and without putting the coal miners and natural gas frackers on the street? It turns out we…
    Mitch Kokai, September 26, 2019
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    U.N. Predicts Disaster if Global Warming Not Checked

    See here for whole story.
    Roy Cordato, September 25, 2019
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    National Review editor urges readers to ignore young climate zealot

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online explains why there’s no compelling reason to listen to a young, high-profile climate activist. Greta Thunberg needs to get a grip. The celebrity teen climate activist addressed the United Nations and excoriated the assembled worthies: “You all come to us young people…
    Mitch Kokai, September 25, 2019
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    Even those who buy into climate alarmism should support capitalism

    Ronald Bailey explains at Reason.com why those who fear humanity’s impact on the climate ought to embrace capitalism. Climate Strike protests are supposed to bring attention to the science showing that human-made global warming is becoming a problem. Fair enough. But some participants see climate change as pretext…
    Mitch Kokai, September 23, 2019
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    National Review endorses plan to drop California auto waiver

    Editors at National Review Online support the Trump administration’s approach to California auto emissions standards. The Trump administration is pushing ahead with a plan we endorsed previously. It will revoke California’s ability to set separate greenhouse-gas standards for cars — so that a single policy will apply to the…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2019
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Brooke Conrad reports for Carolina Journal Online on expert reaction to North Carolina’s new legislative election maps. Donald van der Vaart’s Daily Journal questions a planned “global climate strike.”…
    Mitch Kokai, September 20, 2019
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    AOC believes Miami will disappear without Green New Deal

    Paul Crookston of the Washington Free Beacon highlights an outlandish prediction from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) said Wednesday that Miami has only a few years left on this planet. At an NAACP forum, the democratic socialist touted the Green New Deal, her radical…
    Mitch Kokai, September 16, 2019