Category Archives: climate change

South Heart (ND) Informal Conference June 28, 7pm in Dickinson

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Presidential Climate Action Project: Obama Must Act Now

Barack Obama’s legacy as president will largely be determined in the next two years by what he does – or does not do – to address global climate change. That’s the conclusion of the Presidential Climate Action Project (PCAP), a … Continue reading

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Art and the Environment Exhibit @ UNI

Longtime Plains Justice friend and supporter Margaret Whiting of Cedar Falls, Iowa, will give a talk titled “Art as a Medium for Environmental Awareness” next Tuesday, January 18, at 7 PM at the University of Northern Iowa Art Gallery auditorium. She … Continue reading

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Swedish City Goes from 100% to 0% Fossil Fuel Heat

Some folks aren’t going to like the way this story goes, but Kristianstad, Sweden (pop. 80,000) went from 100% fossil fuel heat to 0% in only 20 years, using various forms of waste and biomass as fuel. Cost savings are … Continue reading

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Climate Skepticism, or Welcome to Our World

The New York Times reported recently on a new field of social science inquiry focused on the beliefs of climate skeptics such as Christopher Horner of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, who attended a Chicago conference for climate skeptics in May. … Continue reading

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French WikiLeaks Coverage Reports Cyberattacks on Climate Scientists

Correction: The office targeted by this “spear-phishing” attack was the Division of Ocean Affairs of the Office of the Special Envoy for Climate Change, within the U.S. State Department. The Guardian posted the cable in question on Dec. 3 and … Continue reading

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Clean Energy Video Blogging Series: Episode 1

Recently the New York Times published a great article about an effort by my friend and colleague Nancy Jackson and the Climate and Energy Project to inspire clean energy reform in Kansas. In more conservative parts of the U.S., climate … Continue reading

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