Category Archives: Climate Change

An Energy Revolution

A recent article at Nuclear News reminds us the world is on the cusp of an energy revolution. “The cost of renewables like solar and cell batteries for electric vehicles are making the carbon-based economy obsolete, with the turning point … Continue reading

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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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Earth Day! Marches For Science In Iowa!

March For Science In Washington DC EARTH DAY APRIL 22, 2017 Where: The National Mall in Washington, DC and 425+ satellite marches around the world. When: April 22nd, 2017. But that’s only the beginning… Events in Iowa in conjunction with … 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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Feeling Very Nervous

Just can’t help it. I am feeling very nervous about Tuesday. My concern is mostly due to the Republican party’s blatant voter suppression activities. From the legalized theft of votes from citizens through voter id laws that are targeted at … 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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What To Write? What To Write?

about 30 seconds: This blog is a labor of love. A chance many folks don’t get to give a perspective on things that others may not have thought about. But trying to decide what stories to comment on is very … Continue reading

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