Global warming (page 3)

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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
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    Climate change, hurricanes, and an overhyped link

    Earth and atmospheric sciences professor Judith Curry urges National Review Online readers to be wary of claims involving climate change and hurricanes. In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian’s catastrophic impacts on the Bahamas, we have been reminded of the inevitability that some aspect of any damaging hurricane will…
    Mitch Kokai, September 11, 2019
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    Climate alarmist loses defamation suit

    Thomas Lifson of the American Thinker highlights an important court victory for free speech. Michael Mann, a climatologist at Penn State University, is the creator of the “hockey stick graph” that appears to show global temperatures taking a noticeable swing upward in the era when humanity has been…
    Mitch Kokai, August 26, 2019