Global warming (page 8)

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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
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    “Baby It’s Cold Outside”

    A topical tweet by David Burge:  …
    Jon Guze, December 9, 2018
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    Bernie Sanders: Do as I say, not as I do on climate change

    Peter Hasson of the Daily Caller highlights useful information about Sen. Bernie Sanders’ so-called carbon footprint. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’s re-election campaign spent just under $300,000 on private jet use in October, Federal Election Commission (FEC) records show. The Sanders campaign, which is funded primarily by small-dollar donors,…
    Mitch Kokai, December 6, 2018
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    Details of proposed municipal climate lawsuit

    We can thank Eric Hoffer for one of the greatest lines in public policy: “Every great cause begins as a movement, becomes a business, and eventually degenerates into a racket.” Hoffer’s observation comes to mind when reading Todd Shepherd‘s Washington Free Beacon article about a proposed lawsuit involving…
    Mitch Kokai, November 29, 2018
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    Democrats and global warming alarmism

    Michael Bastasch of the Daily Caller digs into key claims associated with the latest government report on climate change. It’s been repeated throughout the media: Future global warming could wipe-out one-tenth of the U.S. economy by 2100. It’s a top-line finding of a major government climate report, but…
    Mitch Kokai, November 27, 2018
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    Bad math ruins global warming alarmists’ latest claim

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon explains how a mathematical error factors into the recent debate over global warming. A highly circulated study claiming oceans are warming at a much higher rate due to global warming contains “key errors,” forcing researchers to issue a correction. The study…
    Mitch Kokai, November 16, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    Veto-proof Republican supermajorities are up for grabs in next week’s N.C. legislative elections. Becki Gray analyzes the potential impact on state policy during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Rick Henderson handicaps the most hotly contested congressional races. Wake Forest University philosophy professor Christian Miller explains…
    Mitch Kokai, November 2, 2018