Category Archives: Environmental Policies

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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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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The Oceans, The Fish, The Plastic

Trying to combine Oceans, Fish and Plastic will be hard to do. I do like to fish, and I do like to fish in the Ocean!  and I do use Plastic products! (It’s hard not to!) After a recent trip … Continue reading

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State of the Climate – AMS Update 2013

How many times can our Annual Climate report be the 6th warmest on record? I guess every time one record is surpassed it gives rise to the ability of another record to be broken as well.  I know it’s obtuse, … Continue reading

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The Great March for Climate Action Passes Through Payson Arizona!

On April 14th, the Great March for Climate Action reached our little Town of Payson, Arizona! The March began on March 1st, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  Under the banner of “How many steps will you take”, their blog site … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume – 10 – Battling the Urban Heat Island Effect!

There have been many studies that show concrete and asphalt and Urban Sprawl increase the temperatures of our Cities and our World! The Urban Heat Island (UHI) effect is a huge topic. There is study after study devoted to investigating … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 4 – Window Coverings to Lower Your Utility Bills

As electric and gas prices increase, we often find our most costly monthly expenses to be our utility bills! If climate change indeed increases the periods of hot weather as well as cold weather you should pay attention to what … Continue reading

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How to become a Dark-Sky Community!

Wouldn’t it be nice to preserve the “Dark Sky” in your community? There is an international organization that supports a communities goal of preserving the night sky.  Too often both rural and urban communities allow big box stores, parking lots, … Continue reading

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Adaptation Volume 2 – Floating Houses

A Floating House to rise with the Rising Seas? Seems Like a Simple idea! In the South Pacific and Malaysia areas many of the tribal people have learned that the ocean does impact their lives whenever a storm hits!  They … Continue reading

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Adaptation – Volume 1

Adaptation – What are we going to do when the climate changes? Climate Change is pretty much an accepted fact in the world of science and politics.  The worlds climate zones will undoubtedly change over time no matter what actions … Continue reading

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