Democrats Need to Work for their Base, not the 1 %

New “Autopsy” report says that Democrats need to focus on helping working people (white, black and  brown) people and young people, Not on favors  for Wall Street, hedge funds,  big Pharma, health insurance companies, and huge corporations.  The “Clinton-Obama crowd tilted the action away from the party’s core voter blocs—labor, people of color, and young […]

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History of Cover-up of Fracking’s Harm to Health

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/16112017/fracking-chemicals-safety-epa-health-risks-water-bush-cheney?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=socialHistory of

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Lawsuit against Oil and Coal over Climate Breakdown

Five California cites have sued the oil, gas, and coal companies. 50% of the climate breakdown and 30 % of the sea level rise is due to these fossil fuel fools. www.ucsusa.org/fa17-first-principles#.WgYZQFtSzct   www.ucsusa.org/fa17-ideas-in-action#.WgYZ6ltSzcs

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Use Poetic Religious Language to Connect with and Save Wildlife

Geroge Monbiot says use words like nature, wildlife, life, beauty, awe of nature, “the silence when we watch wild animals”,living planet, natural world, places of natural wonder, and ecocide instead of colorless economic terms.  This is because certain words trigger responses. Here is his article: https://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/09/forget-the-environment-new-words-lifes-wonders-language

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Save the Colorado River by Claiming It Has Rights

KGNU radio interviewed Will Falk, who has sued on behalf of  the Colorado River  in order to protect it from pollution,  and diversion for oil and gas fracking and industrial agriculture.  The Colorado River  is suing the state of Colorado in Federal court this month in Denver. This the KGNU interview with Will Falk that […]

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Vote for Local Electric Power Makes a Comeback!

Boulder voters  pushed forward to continue to progress towards a local, renewable electric utility! All the volunteers’s hard work is paying off.  Despite a snowstorm that made get-out -the vote efforts more difficult, dark money violating the spirit of the campaign finance law, the self-interest of cable companies that want to avoid competition by public […]

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Bats Are Great!

Great Bat Article- http://www.reporterherald.com/lifestyles/recreation/ci_31402623/benefits-bats-stretch-from-bugs-tequila-cashews .   Bats pollinate 500 plant species, including avocado, agave, coconut, papaya,   guava, mango, and banana.  They spread seeds for almonds, cashews and mangoes.  They eat lots of insects, protecting crops including coffee, beans, rice walnuts, cotton, and strawberries.  The article mentions that some bats migrate and some hibernate.  I enjoy watching […]

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Sea Level Rise, Soil Subsidence, and Possible Breakdown of Coastal Cities

New book mentions how sea level may rise much faster than forecast. Also, water, sewage, health, work, and electrical systems fail during flooding. https://www.versobooks.com/blogs/3452-sinking-feelings-of-glaciers-zombies-and-catastrophic-affect Extreme Cities by Ashley Dawson

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Fall Tree Walk at CU on Wednesday at 5 pm 10-25-17

 I relish this guided tour, where arborists show us the trees on the CU campus.  They tell us about the different trees, their history, and health. Event Description: Enjoy the splendor of Boulder in the fall! Join Facilities Operations Arborist Vince Aquino to learn about the unique history and features of different species of trees […]

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Vigil at N8 Nuclear Missile Silo in Colorado

On Oct. 7 about 50 hopeful persons gathered about 2 hours north of Denver at this silo that has a nuclear weapon tipped missile.  They sang and  prayed. They were pleased that the Nobel Peace Prize went to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons for their success in getting a UN treaty to ban […]

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