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Naomi Klein On Climate Deniers “They Think Their Wealth Will Protect Them”

In discussing two types of climate change deniers, Naomi Klein says the only thing scarier than a climate change denier that doesn’t believe in climate change, is a climate change denier that does believe in climate change.  She explains how … Continue reading

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UI Student Activists Confront President Harreld On Coal Power Plant

Students chant “no more excuses!” on coal, demanding action from U of I president Bruce Harreld on ending the coal plant’s contributions to carbon-dioxide emissions.  Check out more videos on Blog for Iowa’s YouTube channel. Follow us on Facebook and … 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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Gardening The Climate Crisis

Gardening is one of the most popular activities on the planet. Whether one lives in an apartment, in a single-family home, or on a farm, local food and flower production can be satisfying on multiple levels. A garden can be … Continue reading

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Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim Chronicles Journey To Wake Up The Nation

“I write this book to chronicle a journey of seven million steps, sounding the alarm that we have unleashed great evil upon our collective home, attempting to rouse a nation out of apathy, challenging every day people to extraordinary action.”  … Continue reading

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Act On Climate

Every few years, interest in climate change spikes, according to internet search frequency reported by Google Trends. When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released their special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5º C above pre-industrial levels … Continue reading

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Climate Change Making Extreme Weather Worse

Btw, when and why did we stop calling it global warming?

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Gardening In End Times

(Editor’s Note: Trish Nelson will return  from summer break next week. Thanks for all the likes, clicks, views and comments while I’ve been filling in.) I’ve been a gardener since we got married. We planted a few tomatoes near the … Continue reading

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