Category Archives: Climate Change

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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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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Pandemic And Other Crises Makes A Person Wonder

videos @ 7 minutes Don’t know if I agree with George Carlin’s analysis of humanity’s effect on the planet, but we have give some thought to his conclusion that the earth will deal with us at some point. A person … Continue reading

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Earth Day 50 Years Later

I helped organize my home town for the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970. Apollo 8 astronaut William Anders’ Dec. 24, 1968 Earthrise photograph changed the way we look at our lives. We became aware of the fragility of human … Continue reading

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Inequality: One Of This Election’s Big Issues

Eight days to caucus, right? Here is a brief look at what I consider to be the really overwhelming issues. Depending on your perspective, any one of these could be in your top spot: Climate Change – well it is … 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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