Tag Archives: global warming

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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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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An Energy Revolution

A recent article at Nuclear News reminds us the world is on the cusp of an energy revolution. “The cost of renewables like solar and cell batteries for electric vehicles are making the carbon-based economy obsolete, with the turning point … Continue reading

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Why The Republicans Deny Climate Change (Global Warming)

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Waiting For Trump On Climate Action

While in Europe, Pope Francis and the G7 leaders bent President Trump’s ears about climate change. The Pope presented a copy of Laudato Sí, On Care For Our Common Home, his encyclical on consumerism, irresponsible development, environmental degradation and global … Continue reading

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Rain Remains

Rain is the best natural resource left in Iowa, helping us grow crops without irrigation because of its abundance. If other parts of North America can more deserving be called America’s breadbasket — Central Valley, Imperial Valley and Salinas Valley … Continue reading

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Making Climate Change Personal

“We could use some of that global warming,” a truck driver told me. It was a joke. The ambient temperature was in the low teens and we both work outside as part of our jobs. If the weather were warmer … Continue reading

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Clean Power Plan Adopted Today

Today the Obama administration is expected to formally adopt the Clean Power Plan with targeted reductions of greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants of 32 percent by 2030 compared to 2005 levels. If readers care about mitigating the causes … Continue reading

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Going Solar In Iowa

(Editor’s Note: This is an update of a previous post on solar energy). Climate Reality Leadership Corps founder and former vice president Al Gore gave his slide show, an updated version of the one used in the film An Inconvenient … Continue reading

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