Category Archives: 2011 September

“What NOW?!!” Toons- Keith Tucker’s SPECIAL Climate Change Toon

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Tom’s Tidbits- Speaking of the weather…

Greetings! Mark Twain famously said “Everyone talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.”  So, this month I wanted to talk about the weather, and more importantly, maybe even DO SOMETHING about it! Despite what you hear from … Continue reading

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Moving Planet: Portland- Portland’s Contribution to a Global Day of Action

Extra:  Hear our KPOJ radio spot for Moving Planet here, or see the video of the radio spot here. Almost everyone these days knows at least a little about global warming and climate change.  Since Portland is the epicenter of … Continue reading

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Science and History of Climate Change- Learn the science without the hype… from either side

Is climate change real?  Despite what FOX tells us, it seems so.  “[The] conclusions have been reviewed and endorsed by the national science academies of every major nation from the United States to China, along with leading scientific societies and … Continue reading

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Shop Talk- We’re PPO certified. Why should you care?

It’s easy to greenwash a company.  Hire a PR firm, stick a few recycling boxes in the lunchroom, hand out water bottles at a Sierra Club meeting, give a bus pass to the employees, and BAM! they’re Mother Nature in … Continue reading

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Health Notes- Climate change gets personal

When we think of climate change we usually think about change of the planet only, and on a global scale.  But climate change can have effects on individuals as well, and the individual effects are gradually becoming known.  While the … Continue reading

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Drew’s Kitchen- Cucumber soup with melon salad

One of the problems with climate change is that the issue is so big it can seem daunting.  “What can ONE person possibly DO?” is the most common question people have.  You might not be ready to give up your … Continue reading

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Sellwood Bridge Update- Closer… closer… closer…

It seems like a dream, but the Sellwood Bridge construction is actually creeping closer to a beginning.   Here’s the bridge news-you-can-use for this month… Budget– In the wake of May’s Clackamas County vote not to raise their licensing fees, the … Continue reading

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Book Spotlight- John Houghton, “Global Warming: The Complete Briefing”

Global Warming, The Complete Briefing by John Houghton Global warming and the resulting climate change is one of the most serious environmental problems facing the world community. Global Warming: The Complete Briefing is the most comprehensive guide available to the … Continue reading

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Popcorn- 40 facts about the ex-middle class

The Limbaughs of the world deride the Left for “waging class war”, but as Warren Buffett famously said “There IS class war in America.  My class is waging it, and we’re winning.” This happy little slideshow will show you some … Continue reading

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