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OPINION: We don’t have to tank the global economy to fight climate change

A lifeguard stand on a beach flying the emergency red flag, set against a dark sky in Daytona, FL.

Jacob Sawyer, Staff Writer

September 18, 2020

To tackle this serious challenge, they will need to base decisions not just on science, but also the economy. Former Democratic candidate and democratic socialist Bernie Sanders, for instance, managed to win the support of millions of young Americans by proposing a “Green New Deal”. It aims to ban all fossil fuels and radically reshape society in just 10 years. But such a policy would be too expensive to work and have massive implications, Fox News warned in February 2019.

Environmentalist and author speaks at UNCW about climate change

Environmentalist and author speaks at UNCW about climate change

Brenna Flanagan, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018

The science is clear, and the argument is won, but humans must come together in the next decade to make the changes needed to save humanity from the effects of climate change, according to a leading American environmentalist, author, and journalist Thursday night in the Burney Center. “The most...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t ignore experts’ research

From Gillian Zaharians Miller, Originally published in the Quad-City Times

November 9, 2009

Climate science is enormously complex, and irresponsible commentators like Patrick Buchanan (Oct. 17 Times column) hopelessly muddle the facts. Here are three red-flag arguments used by those who grossly misunderstand global warming or aim to mislead. 1. Pointing to an unusually chilly season. Average temp...

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