global warming

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    Electric Cars: Bad for the Environment, Good for China

    Electric cars are often praised in the media as beacons of environmentalism. However, the reality is less flattering. As JLF’s Dr. Don van der Vaart writes in his most recent research brief: [Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs)] are not more fuel-efficient than similarly sized gasoline-powered vehicles. Also, shifting the transportation energy usage from gasoline to electricity may…
    Brenee Goforth, October 15, 2020
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    What nation on Earth has reduced its carbon emissions more than any other?

    Our Mitch Kokai recently interviewed climatologist Pat Michaels about the Trump administration’s move to step back from the Paris climate agreement and the move by Mr. Trump’s EPA to nix the Clean Power Plan, which was sold as a way to address climate change. It’s a great interview — and …
    Donna Martinez, November 14, 2017
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    Drawing the Wrong Conclusion XIII — the everything isn’t everything edition

    While parked at Duke University I had a bumper sticker ripped from my car that simply said “Question Global Warming.” — Roy Cordato, 6/7/2009 The last entry in this series was impressed by a North Carolina politician able to say two contradictory things in one breath without…
    Jon Sanders, May 19, 2014