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We Must Do More To Confront Climate Change

Confronting Climate Change World environmental news includes dramatic evidence of rising sea levels, acidifying oceans, and shrinking arctic sea ice as well as extreme weather events, massive wildfires, increased flooding, and intense droughts.  These conditions threaten people worldwide, causing deaths, … Continue reading

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Romney’s Position On Wind Power Could Mean Trouble In Iowa

Mitt Romney opposes tax breaks for wind energy. President Obama supports tax breaks for wind energy. You do the math. Marcos Moulitsas posted about it yesterday. Iowa is quite competitive this year.  [Click here to see the trendlines on DailyKos]. … Continue reading

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Dave Loebsack Receives Wind Jobs Award

Dear Friend, I wanted to provide you with an update on my continued advocacy on behalf of Iowa’s renewable energy industry and in particular for the wind energy industry. Wind energy manufacturers in our state provide good paying jobs for … Continue reading

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An Iowa Perspective on Coal’s Assault on Human Health

When we consider the use of coal in Iowa, there are many of us who remember the coal trucks plying the streets and alleys of our childhood, dropping loads of the black stuff down chutes leading to a basement coal … Continue reading

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