Category Archives: Climate Action

Party Of Death?

Note: US House votes for budget that has deep cuts to Medicaid and Medicare:    “The time is always right to do what is right.” Martin Luther King, Jr. As quickly as the news spread about the massacre in Las Vegas … Continue reading

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Climate Action Events In Cedar Falls, Webster City, Des Moines, Iowa City

Climate action alert from CCI: We’re excited to launch CCI’s clean energy and climate justice organizing work and we’re coming to a town near you! This week we’re hitting the road to share what we’ve been learning about the clean energy landscape in Iowa and hear why you care about this … Continue reading

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Why The Republicans Deny Climate Change (Global Warming)

Click here to read The Powell Memo.

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U.S. Not Leaving Paris Agreement Yet – Here’s What You Should Know

Dear Friends, As you know, today the White House announced that the United States would begin the process of leaving the Paris Agreement. Removing the United States from the Paris Agreement is a reckless and indefensible action. It undermines America’s … Continue reading

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Climate Advocacy Update From Senator Rob Hogg

ICYMI, please read this message from Senator Rob Hogg: Dear Climate Advocates: Happy New Year, 2017! People across our country and future generations need us to speak up for climate action now more than ever. Starting tomorrow, Americans across our … Continue reading

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The Planet Lost Big Time November 8th

America lost so much in this election. The world lost so much in this election. Perhaps no entity lost more in this election than the planet and its systems for sustaining life. Humanity was finally, slowly coming to grips with … Continue reading

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Climate Revolution Rally To Be Held In Des Moines

Action alert from Bold Iowa Bold Iowa is excited to announce that we’re hosting Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Josh Fox (“Gasland”) and the Climate Revolution Rally stop in Des Moines on Sunday, Oct. 30. The Climate Revolution Rally will feature speakers … Continue reading

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Democrats Continue To Run On Issues

As Republicans across the country and across Iowa run on fear and hate, Democrats continue to run on actual issues. This is often overlooked by the corporate media. Donald Trump himself has so confused things that he has decided to … Continue reading

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Evacuation Of Cedar Rapids Under Way

The headline from this morning’s Des Moines Register was that residents of 5,000 Cedar Rapids homes were asked to evacuate in advance of the flood crest predicted to arrive Tuesday morning. The height of the crest has been revised downward … Continue reading

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Protect Environment, Stop Nuclear Weapons

(Editor’s Note: When this guest column ran in the Cedar Rapids Gazette on Wednesday, Sept. 21, its abstract nature became real as heavy precipitation events pummeled Butler County and other parts of northeastern Iowa, disrupting lives there and downstream. Living … Continue reading

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