Author Archives: rsingram

About rsingram

Environmental Specialist, Disaster Reservist, Certified Professional in Erosion and Sediment Control, Para-Archeologist

Arizona Proposition 127-which Special Interest Group can you believe?

So, as I sit and watch television I am confused by the numerous political ads both for and against Prop 127. So I decided to review the information on both groups funding those ads. What is Prop 127? The Prop … Continue reading

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Indian Cooking Spices and your Health

Can a meal  with  no meat satisfy all  your craving  and  desires? You bet! Anyone who has ever tried  being a vegetarian, a vegan or even  just  wanted to reduce animal meats and eat a more balanced diet that included … Continue reading

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Summer Weather Safety

  Summer Weather Safety Posted on June 30, 2017 by rsingram Now that Summer is here, these extreme weather conditions is something that we should always be aware of.  Phoenix, Arizona just went through a week of temperatures peaking over … Continue reading

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CityTrees a Creative New Idea for Cleaning the Air of your City!

With Climate Change and burgeoning populations our Urban Air Quality is suffering! Air pollution in the worlds largest cities contributes to 7 million premature deaths each year. It is estimated that by the year 2050 two-thirds of the worlds population … Continue reading

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Sustainable Rim Country Blog has become a “Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador”.

“Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador” Status for Sustainable Rim Country. Posted on May 5, 2017 by rsingram Sustainable Rim Country has joined the Weather Ready Nation club. We have written about the need to adapt, pay attention to changing climate, politic for action, … Continue reading

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Before the Flood

Leo DiCaprio has put out a 100 minute video of the state of the climate. In cooperation with the National Geographic Society this video hits on many of the problems associated with Climate Change.  While many of us know that … Continue reading

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The Climate Mobilization War

THIS IS NOT OUR FUTURE The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan: Foreword Paul Gilding September 16, 2016   http://www.postcarbon.org/the-climate-mobilization-victory-plan-foreword/ Ed. note: The Climate Mobilization Victory Plan, written by Ezra Silk, is a policy document that tangibly demonstrates how the U.S. could … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Sedona. Arizonas 2nd Dark Sky Community!

Have you ever seen the Milky Way? Many young people (under 40 yrs) have never seen the full glory of the Milky Way.  Whats the reason you might ask?  It’s simple…its called Light Pollution. Ok, so you went camping and … Continue reading

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Antarctica at Risk!

The 400 parts per million threshold has been reached at the South Pole! According to NOAA, the threshold of irreversible climate disruption has been reached at the South Pole.  This has not occurred in 4 million years and is an … Continue reading

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Climate Disruption Part 2 – 11 Months with Record Warm for our Globe

It’s not my language and it’s not an anomaly.  This is the headline that the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put out on their website on April 19th 2016. Here is their article verbatim: At the risk of sounding … Continue reading

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