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99.9999% chance humans are causing global warming, and other science-based facts on climate change for Earth Day

I poached the title … We already know that it’s been happening. The U.S. Military have openly prepared for 20 years now with the scenario that’s playing out NOW. Before that 20 years, most of it was classified. Volcanic and … Continue reading

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One reason I’ve been cranky lately…

The past two weeks have seen Earth Day which I missed as always, ANZAC Day from the first time Australian soldiers went to war under Australian officers (up to the Admiralty, Churchill) and got their collective arse shot off, 420 … Continue reading

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Forget Earth Day, apparently we have to save science, without which we wouldn’t have our environmental mess.

My sign read WE HAVE A POLITICAL SCIENCE PROBLEM because “science” is doing what it’s supposed to, serving its masters. By which I don’t mean politicians have coopted science. Repurposing science and technology to serve the people means an ideological … Continue reading

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Earth Day, Hour, Minute now Memory. KRCC’s Democracy Now, Then, Was.

Remember Earth Day? It became Earth Hour, then I think Earth Minute. If there was an Earth Second you and I missed it. With every chance for commemorative environmental actions squeezed out by the newest condensed schedule, the Earth Moment … Continue reading

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Threat of Atmel plant closure prompts city council to rescind support of solar farm, on Earth Day

COLO. SPRINGS- I told the gentleman from Atmel who trolled the city council meeting, this would be my headline: ATMEL KILLS SOLAR IN COLORADO SPRINGS. Prompted by his threat to ship Atmel jobs to Malaysia if a 0.25% utilities rate … Continue reading

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Who obsconded with Pikes Peak Area Earth Day?

Famed environmentalist Denis Hayes spoke at Colorado College last week, and it was very tempting to ask the creator of EARTH DAY what he thought about speaking to an audience which had eliminated theirs. Oh, we have Earth Month, and … Continue reading

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What percentage of a partially eaten donut would YOU bet…

That the chemical spill which has currently gotten Monument evacuated… is going to be neatly and safely taken care of and that you’re not going to be in any danger from it? Because the Chemical Industry, especially those divisions most … Continue reading

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Happy Earth day, to us!

Four decades in the making, and at the FIRST Earth Day suggestions were made to stop destroying Earth. Which, since any habitable Other Planet is decades in the future, and Earth happens to be our ONLY life support mechanism until … Continue reading

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Bush and The Democrats push for war with Syria and Iran

In the news today, the Bush Administration is blaming Iran for US troop deaths in Iraq, and at the same time is accusing Syria of having a secret nuclear weapons production program. And the Democratic Party stands by in silent … Continue reading

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Heading up to Garden of the Gods

Up by the Balanced Rocks. Gonna play the flute and make a little medicine. Sell some jewelry too if I’m lucky. I’ll be up there around 4 or so. Probably the Drum Tribe will be somewhere around. Earth day co-opted … Continue reading

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Earth Play

Calling Mr.Green Jeans! Calling Mr. Green Jeans! It’s Earth Play soon, a day for pretense that corporate America really, really cares about the environment. You personally might even get a free day pass from the Gestapo if you go smoking … Continue reading

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April 22 is Ride the Bus for Free Day

As part of their Earth Day DUMP THE PUMP campaign, Colorado Springs bus transit system is offering free bus service this Tuesday on all their city routes. Continue reading

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My Earth Minute of Reflection

It was a great idea to distill Earth Day for the modern attention span. But our culture has a slowing concern for what it will take to change human behavior patterns. Will it be corrected by a only a tolerable interruption of our cynical self-obsessed passivity? Continue reading

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What did you do against the war Daddy?

People on all sides of the anti-war issue ask me what we’re doing with the peace camp. What are you thinking you can accomplish with it anymore? I have to tell them it’s for conscience. For my part, I can’t … Continue reading

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