Tag Archives: climate change

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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The Clean Power Plan Is Not Killing Coal

We’ve known the 45th president seeks to eliminate regulations on the fossil fuel industry so it’s no surprise he announced his intention to modify the Clean Power Plan developed by President Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency. The plan was announced by … Continue reading

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Irony About Climate Change In New Orleans

It is no surprise the Heartland Institute hosted a conference called “The America First Energy Conference” for climate change deniers on Aug. 7 in New Orleans. Heartland is the libertarian think tank that teamed up with Philip Morris to deny … Continue reading

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Ed Fallon, Bold Iowa And The Dakota Access Pipeline

Ed Fallon lives and works in Des Moines and has long been a friend of Blog for Iowa. Here’s an update on Ed’s current activities from an interview conducted last week via email. We noticed you are affiliated with Bold … Continue reading

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Reynolds Proclaims Weather Disaster – 11 Times

Governor Kim Reynolds proclaimed counties in Iowa to be a disaster because of severe weather. It is time to act on climate. Tornadoes tore through Marshalltown, Pella and Bondurant last Thursday as I got off work at the home, farm … Continue reading

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Corn, Crops And Climate Change

Summer in a Climate Changing Iowa By Natalia Welzenbach-Marcu | Iowa Environmental Focus Iowa summers have always been hot and humid, but the summer of 2018 in particular has had unusual temperature spikes early in the season. Brutal waves of … Continue reading

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EPA Greenhouse Gas Regulation At Risk

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s historic Car/SUV standards prevent six billion metric tons of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere. President Trump’s EPA has not weakened the standards but clearly intends to do so. If citizens don’t defend Car/SUV greenhouse … Continue reading

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Morning Coffee, Climate Change And The 2018 Midterms

I first drank coffee in the Army… on top of a hill… during the dead of winter… from a mermite can. Steam rising from the lid proved irresistible when ambient temperatures were below zero and we had just slept on … Continue reading

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How Does Monopolization Affect Iowans? Ask Austin Frerick

And now it’s time for a word from Austin Frerick, Democratic candidate for congress in IA-03.  Austin is an amazing young progressive candidate Iowa can be proud of. Maybe you don’t live in the third district but you can still … Continue reading

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