Category Archives: Climate Change

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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Nebraska Farmers Union Head Call For Action On Climate Change

While not Iowa specifically, Nebraska is in the neighborhood. What applies to them probably has application to Iowa. From thehill.com      “The Farmers Union has been a leader in the climate issue,” John Hansen told Hill.TV. “We want there … Continue reading

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Strike With Us (Climate Action)

Tamara Toles O’Laughlin – 350.org <350@350.org> Fri 8/9/2019 1:20 PM Everywhere, the signs are clear: our climate is on the brink of collapse, and our communities are already suffering from the impacts. But you wouldn’t know that by looking at … Continue reading

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A Climate Action For Every Iowan

Iowa Public Television devoted its weekly Iowa Press program to climate change. Dr. Gene Takle, Professor Emeritus at Iowa State University and Dr. David Courard-Hauri, Professor and Director of the Environmental Science and Policy Program at Drake University faced reporters … Continue reading

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Getting Attention On Climate Change

Ed Fallon is a friend of Blog for Iowa and we support what he does with his radio program and his advocacy against oil and natural gas pipelines in Iowa. He caught the attention of Democrats in Cedar Rapids last … Continue reading

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Jay Inslee At The Cedar River

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Saturday afternoon I drove to the Overlook Pavilion in Ellis Park where State Senator Rob Hogg had organized a “climate conversation” with Washington Governor Jay Inslee who is an announced candidate for president. Hogg reminded us … Continue reading

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Jay Inslee: Climate Leader For President

NBC News, MSNBC and Telemundo will host the first 2020 presidential primary debate in June of 2019. This is the fourth in a series of BFIA’s coverage and commentary of the announcement speeches by the declared Democratic candidates for president … Continue reading

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In Green News, Others Pass Us By

Some quite interesting news around the world as other countries move away from fossil fuels and toward renewables for their energy.   From Africa we get news that the country of Zambia is celebrating a unique achievement – the elimination … Continue reading

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“Green New Deal In The Future” With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Monday is the 49th Earth Day. Let’s make this a day of commitment to your only home. (About 7 minutes) This short video seems to be going viral. If you have seen it, sit back and watch again. This is … Continue reading

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