Category Archives: Political Action

Earth Hour – It’s Time to Pay Attention!

Put March 23rd at 8:30 PM down on your Calendar OK I admit it.  I haven’t been participating But I might this year. The concept is good.  Turn out your lights for an hour and show your solidarity with others … Continue reading

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What are Carbon Taxes?

What are Carbon Taxes and how can they help our Environment? I was just reading the Sustainability Hub blog on a new proposal for Chinese Carbon Taxes called… No More Excuses America. China Has A Carbon Tax This really is big … Continue reading

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President Obamas Inaugural Speech

What President Obama said about Climate Change in his Second Inaugural speech! “We, the people, still believe that our obligations as Americans are not just to ourselves, but to all posterity. We will respond to the threat of climate change, … Continue reading

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What a fine Environmental Mess you got us into now Oilie!

Rule number One – Don’t Mess with Mother Nature Originally, the APW County Park was a natural wetland along the shores of Arthur Kill.  This wetlands shrubs and sea grasses naturally protected the shoreline from any tidal surges.  Its natures … Continue reading

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A House of Representatives Members response to a query on Climate Change

Wouldn’t you think a US Representative would use  good references on Climate Change from reputable scientific studies? Okay well maybe not.   Especially if the Congressman was a Climate Skeptic (Those who are ideologically prejudiced against admitting human activity is … Continue reading

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Transition Town Stands Alone

Transition Town is concerned about how well we live our lives! There are no hidden agendas associated with the Transition movement.  Although we are concerned about Climate Change, CO2 levels and things that impact our well being. The four major … Continue reading

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Payson 2013 General Plan

If you ever wanted to participate in the future of your Town, now is the time! The Town of Payson (TOP) has just begun their ten year planning effort.  Consultants are requesting input and holding meetings.  A survey is located … Continue reading

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Climate Change and Superstorm Sandy?

What did you think as you watched Hurricane Sandy evolve into Superstorm Sandy? Well for me the movie “Day after Tomorrow” starring Dennis Quaid and the”Perfect Storm” with George Clooney  came to  mind.  So is art becoming reality or is … Continue reading

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Romney and Obama on Climate Change

The Presidential Candidates Respond to the question of Climate Change! The following excerpt was published in Scientific American on September 4, 2012 as part of a request for the Presidential candidates to provide answers to voters on 14 Science Questions … Continue reading

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What is this thing called “Peak Oil” and whats it got to do with Climate Change?

Have you ever given it any thought that our oil  supply might run out one day? If you look at the different energy sites, there are various thoughts on when it might occur, but all sites agree that it will. … Continue reading

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