Category Archives: Climate Action

Pandemic Ushering In The End Of Coal?

Video about 5 1/2 minutes: As with most things, there may be some silver linings to the pandemic. Here is a short video from Europe discussing the pandemic’s effect on coal use and the long term trend to renewables in … Continue reading

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Nuclear Power Is Not The Answer

In 2018 NextEra Energy Resources announced plans to retire the Duane Arnold Energy Center (DAEC) — a 615-MW nuclear power plant located in Palo, Iowa — before the end of 2020. NextEra’s main customer at DAEC, Alliant Energy, will buy … Continue reading

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Democrats Talk About The Climate

Tuesday’s Democratic debate had a good segment on what should be one of the two overriding issues of 2020 – the other being the corruption of the president and the whole Republican Party. It has been rare that climate change … Continue reading

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Climate Change About To Get Very Real

Hopefully, folks are paying attention to news beyond the impeachment, even though impeachment seems to be all many news organizations seem to be concerned about. If there is one sector of the news that should be mandatory for people to … Continue reading

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My Pick? Elizabeth Warren

During the summer, prior to a candidate appearance we got into a casual conversation with a reporter from The Washington Post. She asked what we were looking for in a candidate and if we had a choice among those running. … Continue reading

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Beyond The Impeachment Headlines, Things Get Scary

9 minutes: In September and October Tokyo withstood major blows from 2 typhoons which would have been category 5s if the typhoon scale went that high. Yet despite these blows, Tokyo and surrounding environs were relatively unscathed. Considering that typhoons … Continue reading

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LBJ Warned Us On Climate 54 Years Ago

As we careen toward the “tipping point” on climate change many of our fellow citizens wonder why someone didn’t warn us long ago so we could have done something. Someone did. And they did it relatively long ago. As we … Continue reading

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Coalition Of Farmers And Ranchers Support The Green New Deal

  This is another one of many things that our corporate media will either probably not carry or if it is carried will be done so as a story with little information around it.  This is also a story that … Continue reading

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Climate Strikes In Iowa This Weekend – Update

Due to some not quite full information I gave you all misleading information on the climate strikes that are on board for this coming weekend.     In the past 3 years protests of various stripes that have been co-ordinated across … Continue reading

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Climate Strikes September 20 to 27 Around The World

You may have heard of the trans-Atlantic boat trip taken by Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg in recent weeks aboard a zero emission sail boat. The teen age activist who launched worldwide school strikes last year is back to do … Continue reading

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