Category Archives: Climate Action

Climate The Overriding Issue 

From the headline on msn.com Thursday: 2021 saw record-high greenhouse gases, sea levels and ocean heat, new report shows  When you turn on the news today, after you get by the stories of our former treasonous president, there are the … Continue reading

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Crops in Northwest Iowa Suffer Due to Drought

Photo credit: Josie Taylor | July 6, 2022. This is the second in our July series called Feature Friday. Iowa Environmental Focus, a product of the Center for Global and Regional Environmental Research (CGRER) at the University of Iowa, is … Continue reading

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Master List Of Biden’s Achievements 

  Video 3:40: Remember how the Former Guy achieved what only Herbert Hoover had achieved before him – losing jobs during his administration. Holy Smokes – if a Republican president ever achieved a list 1/10th of what Biden has achieved in … Continue reading

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Bohannan Endorsed By 314action.org In Ia-02

 https://314action.org/2021/09/09/314-action-fund-endorses-state-rep-christina-bohannan-in-ia-02-race/ 314action.org is a website with this stated mission: We’re on a mission to elect more scientists to Congress, state legislatures, and local offices. As trained problem-solvers, STEM professionals are ready, willing, and able to find solutions for the significant … Continue reading

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We Could Use Some FDR These Days

Some days it would be nice to see some FDR channeled. His times were not that much different than today. But he was often more head on in his approach. Here is an FDR speech at the 1936 Democratic convention … Continue reading

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The False Hope Of Biomass

“Earlier this year, the European Union was celebrated in headlines across the world when renewable energy surpassed the use of fossil fuels on the continent for the first time in history,” wrote Majlie de Puy Kamp for CNN. The European … Continue reading

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Is Jessica Reznicek A Terrorist?

Jessica Reznicek, a 39-year-old environmental activist and Catholic Worker from Des Moines, Iowa, was sentenced in federal court June 30 to eight years in prison for her efforts to sabotage construction of the Dakota Access pipeline. In November 2016, Reznicek … Continue reading

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The Climate Crisis Is Accelerating – Now What?

What can we do when confronted with the climate crisis? The answer is everything. If climate change is developing faster than human solutions, what then? During the last few months we have been assaulted with news about the climate crisis … Continue reading

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Greta Thunberg – Speech To Austrian World Summit 2021

July 1, 2021. She does not mince words: It is a crisis. Act like it!

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Dry Spring In Iowa

It is abnormally dry in our part of Iowa. Just as we are needing rain, we are not getting it. A home gardener can irrigate new trees, fruits and vegetables, but the massive scale required to hydrate Iowa’s main commodity … Continue reading

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