Global warming (page 5)

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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
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    An Inconvenient Truth About the El Paso Shooter’s Manifesto

    Michael Shellenberger posted an insightful piece today at Quillette: Democratic Presidential candidates and the New York Times rightly condemned the use of inflammatory words like “invasion” … to describe … people coming from Latin America. … While they are at it, they should condemn the inflammatory rhetoric…
    Jon Guze, August 15, 2019
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    Green New Deal not about the climate

    Editors at the Washington Examiner probe the real purpose of the Green New Deal. … [T]he $93 trillion Green New Deal, was still billed as if it were a legitimate environmentalist idea. We were supposedly trying to save the world from imminent destruction. As [Alexandria] Ocasio-Cortez herself put…
    Mitch Kokai, July 15, 2019
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    The latest rebranding of ‘global warming’

    Thomas Lifson of the American Thinker highlights the latest attempt to excite people about global warming threats. Apparently not enough people are convinced that we have only 12 years left before the world ends. The first brand identity of the doomsday cultists had it that “global warming” was…
    Mitch Kokai, June 17, 2019
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    Cutting out carbon tax talk

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller documents conservative opposition to a proposed carbon tax. Seventy-five conservative groups signed a public letter to Congress opposing “any carbon tax” days after reports that Utah Republican Sen. Mitt Romney openly considered backing carbon tax bill. “We oppose any carbon tax,” conservative…
    Mitch Kokai, June 11, 2019
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    Climate change as source of every possible weather event

    John Hinderaker of the Power Line blog notes climate alarmists’ willingness to attribute every possible weather-related peculiarity to climate change. I wrote a couple of weeks ago about the fact that Lake Superior and other Great Lakes were nearing record high levels this year. Which was bad, of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 10, 2019
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    Democrats and sea sponges

    Molly Prince of the Daily Caller reports on Democrats’ responses to a provocative statement from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. More than two-thirds of Democrats believe Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s claim that “the world is going to end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change”…
    Mitch Kokai, May 24, 2019
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    An economic critique of the Green New Deal

    Benjamin Zycher analyzes the proposed Green New Deal for the American Enterprise Institute. The proposal wilts under even a small level of scrutiny. [N]otwithstanding the assertions from GND proponents that it is an essential policy to confront purportedly adverse climate phenomena, the future temperature impacts of the zero-emissions…
    Mitch Kokai, April 29, 2019