Archive: Center for Climate Strategies

  • Report Spells Out Impact of Climate Policies

    RALEIGH – A new John Locke Foundation report guides North Carolinians through “vague, overbroad” policies proposed to help the state address global warming. The report shows how the policy proposals would raise taxes, hurt the poor, and limit consumers’ choices.

  • Problems Plague N.C. Climate Change Report

    RALEIGH – An outside consultant’s report on proposed global warming policies is plagued by problems that render it “useless” to North Carolina policy makers. That’s the assessment of a new peer review from a Boston-based economic research group.

  • Peer Review Questions ASU Report

    RALEIGH – A model the Appalachian State University Energy Center used to project the economic impact of N.C. climate change policies has “serious flaws” that undermine its credibility. That’s the verdict of a new peer review report from a Boston-based economic research group.

  • Foundations Connected to CAPAG Management

    RALEIGH — Foundations that promote a troubling forecast from the threat of global warming might be more intimately involved than previously known with North Carolina’s hired directors for its Climate Action Plan Advisory Group.

  • State Agency, University Deny Records Requests

    RALEIGH — The North Carolina Climate Action Plan Advisory Group proclaims its commitment to “transparency,” but when asked by Carolina Journal to provide data and analysis by its consultant, the state-appointed panel had little information to offer.

  • No Cost-Benefit on Recommendations

    RALEIGH — A consultant to North Carolina’s Climate Action Plan Advisory Group yesterday acknowledged that his organization has conducted no cost-benefit analysis of recommendations CAPAG has made to a special legislative commission on global warming.

  • Seriously Flawed Analysis Hurts Climate Debate

    RALEIGH – An outside consultant likely used “seriously flawed” methods to help craft state global warming policy proposals for North Carolina. That’s according to a new assessment from a Boston-based economic research group.