Global warming (page 3)

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    GOP reps take advantage of Democratic indifference on climate change

    Brent Scher of the Washington Free Beacon highlights a meeting that did more than any news conference or press release to demonstrate the urgency of addressing climate change. Congressional Republicans were able to put an end to a hearing on climate change organized by Democrats after only two…
    Mitch Kokai, March 1, 2019
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    Speaking (Even More) of Antinatalists

    It’s not just the New Republic that thinks climate change is a reason not to have kids. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently made the news by asking, “Is it still OK to have kids in the face of climate change.” She asked the question to drum up support for the the…
    Jon Guze, February 26, 2019
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    Speaking of Antinatalists

    To promote an article exploring the case for antinatalism, the New Republic recently tweeted: Which illicit some amusing responses, including these:…
    Jon Guze, February 26, 2019
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    Congressional climate hearings a ‘mess’

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reports on the first congressional hearings on climate change since Democrats took control of the U.S. House. Top House Democrats finally got their wish to hold the first hearings on global warming in six years Wednesday, but both committee hearings meandered into…
    Mitch Kokai, February 8, 2019
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    NYT pushes dubious global warming claim

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller highlights a global warming narrative that has found a home within the New York Times. Large swaths of the U.S. are experiencing the first “polar vortex” event of 2019, and The New York Times is out with an article suggesting cold snaps…
    Mitch Kokai, January 22, 2019
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    Ocasio-Cortez’s plan full of hot air (pun intended)

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller asks what benefit Americans would receive from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s proposed massive tax hike for a “green new deal.” Democrats are increasingly lining up behind New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s call for a “Green New Deal,” but few, if any, have…
    Mitch Kokai, January 9, 2019
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    “If you’re willing to take a significant drop in economic activity, I would suggest that”

    Alan Greenspan isn’t wishy washy about the proposal to soak the wealthy with a 70 percent income tax — the idea endorsed by Dem. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. From CNBC comes Greenspan’s response to the congresswoman who identifies herself as a democratic socialist: Without getting into the…
    Donna Martinez, January 8, 2019
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    Global revolt against climate change policies

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller reminds us that people offer little support for politicians’ plans regarding climate change. Despite increasingly apocalyptic warnings from U.N. officials, 2018 has seen a number of high-profile defeats for policies aimed at fighting global warming. Politicians and voters pushed back at attempts…
    Mitch Kokai, January 2, 2019