Tag:Global warming

  • Cooper pledges N.C. commitment to Paris climate deal

    From Carolina Journal Radio Program No. 735: After President Trump announced plans to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper joined more than 1,000 public officials across the country in signing an open letter pledging continued support for the agreement. Rick Henderson,…

  • Friday Interview: Global Warming Facts

    RALEIGH — It’s hard to tune into a television or radio newscast or pick up a newspaper or news magazine without seeing a story about the dangers linked to global warming. We’re told that people are responsible for dangerous levels of greenhouse gas emissions that are endangering the environment. But…

  • Friday Interview: Climate Confusion

    RALEIGH — Roy Spencer, principal research scientist at the University of Alabama at Huntsville, recently addressed a John Locke Foundation Headliner luncheon in Raleigh. He also discussed his book, Climate Confusion: How Global Warming Hysteria Leads to Bad Science, Pandering Politicians, and Misguided Policies That Hurt the Poor, with Mitch…

  • N.C. Voters Reject High-Cost Climate Policies

    RALEIGH – Nearly two-thirds of North Carolina voters oppose climate change legislation that would raise gasoline prices or electricity rates, according to a new poll. Opposition grows as the potential costs increase, according to the July Civitas Decision Maker poll.

  • Friday Interview: Global Warming Policy Costs

    RALEIGH — David Tuerck, chairman of the economics department at Boston’s Suffolk University and executive director of the Beacon Hill Institute, oversaw a study that finds North Carolina leaders are considering climate-related policies that could cost the state 33,000 jobs, $502.4 million in annual investment, $2.2 billion in real disposable…