Tag Archives: global warming

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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A View Of Climate Disparity

[by Dr. Maureen McCue] During a recent train ride returning from a family visit in Southern California, I couldn’t help observing the stark differences between the appearance of the unprecedented drought in the southwest, and the intense rain storms here … Continue reading

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Al Gore Comes To Iowa

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa– Al Gore held up a T-shirt presented by a youth group from Indiana that said, “Ask me about my future.” The context can be political, even if the presenters intended the question be about the environment. Gore … Continue reading

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Climate Reality in Iowa – Day One

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa– On the first day of the Climate Reality Leadership Corps training founder Al Gore gave his slide show, an updated version of the one used in the film An Inconvenient Truth. It’s the third time I’ve seen … Continue reading

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Is That Climate Change Article BS?

What’s true is there are a lot of posts, articles, books and periodicals that discuss global warming and climate change on the Internet. There will be more along the road to COP-21 in Paris this December. What’s more true is … Continue reading

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Climate Marchers Heading To The White House

Exciting news for climate change marchers from Ed Fallon: Dear Friends, On Wednesday, January 28th at 10:00 a.m., twelve participants of the Great March for Climate Action will arrive at the White House for a meeting with Dan Utech, Special … Continue reading

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This Week On The Fallon Forum

Ed Fallon is a former lawmaker who served in the Iowa House for 14 years before running for governor and US Congress. Since 2009, he has hosted the Fallon Forum, a talk show available online and on three Iowa radio … Continue reading

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