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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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Iowa City Area Sierra Club Spring Events – Mark Your Calendar

Iowa City Area Group – Upcoming Events 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 15. Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A Program: NO Bakken Pipeline Wally Taylor(Chapter Chair and Legal Chair for the Iowa Sierra Club) and  Cheryl Valenta(co-leader of the Bakken … Continue reading

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PSR Iowa And UNA Iowa Co-Sponsor Fundraiser For Climate Action

Iowa Chapter Physicians for Social Responsibility 20 East Market ● Room 200 ● Iowa City, IA 52245 ● http://www.psriowa.org Dear Friend, 2014 was the hottest year in recorded history. 2014 was the year of the Great Climate March for Climate … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Invited To Walk With Ed Fallon Along Bakken Pipeline Route

From Ed Fallon: Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry has joined the board of Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company that wants to slice an oil pipeline through the heart of Iowa. One school of thought is that, since presidential wannabees … Continue reading

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Walking The Walk For Climate Action

Twelve participants in the Great March for Climate Action made a reprise visit to Washington, D.C. last Wednesday. Ed Fallon, march founder, tried to get meetings with the White House and the Environmental Protection Agency to coincide with the end … Continue reading

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Environmental Lecture Series in Iowa City

100Grannies for a Livable Future planned a series of lectures intended to educate and encourage members of the public to take climate action. The lectures will take place beginning in February at the Iowa City Senior Center, 28 S. Linn … Continue reading

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Iowa Bakken Backers Braking

Energy Transfer Partners (ETP), the company proposing to build a transfer pipeline from the Bakken/Three Forks shale oil production area in North Dakota, across 17 counties in Iowa, to its existing pipeline in Pakota, Illinois, announced yesterday it will delay … Continue reading

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Friday In Iowa: Climate March

This week, the Great March for Climate Action headed east through Iowa and Blog for Iowa marched a small part of the route with them. About 150 people gathered in Coralville on Wednesday, Aug. 20, and marched leisurely to the … Continue reading

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Iowa Bakken Pipeline Demonstrations Planned

(EDITOR’S NOTE: The Great March for Climate Action has been holding events along their path since they left California. The march is presently in Iowa, and they planned events in Des Moines, Newton, Iowa City and Davenport to rally opposition … Continue reading

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Iowa's Proposed Bakken Pipeline

The Great March for Climate Action left Nebraska, entering Iowa on Wednesday. Their focus turns briefly from stopping the Keystone XL pipeline from the Tar Sands of Alberta to the Gulf of Mexico, to what has been dubbed as the … Continue reading

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