Category Archives: Climate Change

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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Iowa Officials Call For Clean Transportation Investment

Des Moines, Iowa – On Thursday, July 15, at 10 a.m. CDT, Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller, State Representative Marti Anderson and Des Moines City Council member Josh Mandelbaum will join climate and public health advocates for a virtual press … Continue reading

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Earthrise Studio Is Here

I met Finn Harries at the May 2015 Climate Reality Leadership Corps training in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He and his identical twin brother Jack had turned their attention, and that of their large YouTube following, to work on the climate … Continue reading

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Iowa’s Senators and Climate Change

In March I wrote my U.S. Senators Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst about the climate crisis as follows: I hope you will support the efforts of the Biden administration to act to mitigate the effects of our changing climate. Naturally … 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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Of The People, By The People And For The People

As we crash into the Independence Day weekend this year with a feeling that the doom that was at the door last year is no longer quite beating the door down, our thoughts can go beyond merely surviving to once … Continue reading

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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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Thoughts

From joebiden.com. A presidency for ALL Americans! I want to go into hibernation until after Christmas. I wish we could shut most of the economy down until Biden takes over and we can finally get some real leadership with a … Continue reading

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Toward Sustainable Pandemic Recovery

The climate crisis continues in the coronavirus pandemic. The pandemic with its economic downturn threatens years of progress addressing climate change and sustainability. It’s now or never for the environment. Governments are expected to spend trillions of dollars in stimulus … Continue reading

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