Global warming (page 9)

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    The Paris climate agreement’s ‘charade’

    Oren Cass uses a National Review Online column to place the flawed Paris climate agreement in perspective. Even before President Trump had completed his announcement that the United States would withdraw from the Paris Accord on climate change, howls of disbelief and outrage went up from proponents of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 7, 2017
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    Re: Governor signs up N.C. for Paris climate deal

    In the wake of news that Gov. Roy Cooper wants North Carolina to pursue reduction of carbon emissions on its own, now is probably a good time to revisit a 2008 Carolina Journal article headlined “Report: N.C. Can’t Impact Climate Change.” As state and federal lawmakers continue to…
    Mitch Kokai, June 6, 2017
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    Watch for the spin on climate polling

    The latest print edition of National Review features a letter responding to Oren Cass’ rebuttal to claims about a scientific consensus surrounding climate change. New York University researchers Derek Sylvan and Peter Howard take issue with Cass’ description of their survey findings, noting at one point that “89 percent…
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2017
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    Trump decision pokes at key element of the green ‘religion’

    Editors at the Washington Examiner have been watching the unhinged reaction to President Trump’s decision to remove the United States from the Paris climate agreement. Listen closely to the cant and jargon of modern environmentalism, and in the empty invocations of “science,” you are witnessing the rites of…
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2017
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    Helping the poor, not hurting the climate

    Marlo Lewis of the Competitive Enterprise Institute highlights a little-publicized benefit of President Trump’s decision to exit the Paris climate agreement. Some well-meaning people believe America should stay in the Agreement to help mitigate global climate change. But the treaty is at best all pain for no environmental…
    Mitch Kokai, June 5, 2017
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    No Paris Deal: Mitch Kokai Assesses President Trump’s Decision

    Mitch Kokai, John Locke Foundation senior political analyst, analyzes President Trump’s decision to reject his predecessor’s Paris climate deal. Kokai offered these comments during the June 1, 2017, edition of Spectrum News’ “Capital Tonight.” Watch here.
    Donna Martinez, June 2, 2017
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    What’s another 300K down the drain?

    Elizabeth Harrington of the Washington Free Beacon details another case of your tax dollars at work pursuing dubious goals linked to climate change. The National Park Service is spending nearly $300,000 on an internship program that teaches college students skills on how to communicate messages about climate change.
    Mitch Kokai, June 2, 2017
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    We’ll always have Paris … or not

    Melissa Quinn of the Washington Examiner delivers some bad news for climate alarmists. President Trump has decided to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate agreement, according to a report. Two officials with knowledge of the decision told Axios that a team of officials, including EPA Administrator Scott…
    Mitch Kokai, June 1, 2017