Archive | September, 2017
"Straws" Movie- Stop Straws and Plastics Pollution in Oceans

“Straws” Movie- Stop Straws and Plastics Pollution in Oceans

 “STRAWS” OCTOBER 4, 2017 October 4, 2017 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm-   Boulder Meadows Branch Library ,4800 Baseline Road, Boulder, CO 80303

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Protestors and Dreamers Needed for Justice for People and for Nature

It says that those who  challenge to racism, colonialism, sexism, elitism, militarism, classism, exceptionalism, chauvinism, triumphalism, nationalism, religionism, …. are marginalized in historical accounts, yet their protests and “impossible” dreams are vital for change and justice.   https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/09/25/abuses-history   About changing what is considered doable:  ( A friend said that Bernie Sanders is bringing up the […]

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Politicians & Reporters Need to Talk About Climate Change

Texas and Florida politicians deny climate change and refuse to talk about it.  Ex- Exxon CEO Tillerson, now secy of state, says he will eliminate the State Dept . climate change envoy. Politicians lie about climate change to help oil companies who have given lots of money to  them. https://www.democracynow.org/2017/9/11/elizabeth_kolbert_an_honest_conversation_about As temps rise, the ice […]

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Parasites Have Value to Ecosystems & Many May Go Extinct

Parasites are important in  keeping a balance among different life forms and in processing dead creatures into food for other creatures. Parasites comprise 80 % of the food web, and the majority of the biomass. One third of parasites could go extinct due to climate change.  For an example, parasites cause crickets to jump into streams […]

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Building in Wetlands, on Beaches, & in Floodplains Increases Damage

Development and disasters

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Dark Money Talk Today in Boulder

The League of Women Voters is sponsoring a talk by Lisa Graves of the Center for Media and Democracy on 9-18-17 at What: Meet-up on Dark Money in Politics  When: Monday, September 18 6:30-8p.m. MDT Where: Elevations Credit Union, 2960 Diagonal Hwy, Boulder, CO 80301 Sponsor: League of Women Voters of Boulder County How: There is no charge […]

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Trump Lets Coal Power Plants & Mines Dump Lead, Mercury, and Arsenic into Rivers & Drinking Water

The regulations against pollution would have prevented $ 500 million per year in  health costs damage to fish and wildlife. Also, waste from mountaintop removal coal mining is being dumped into streams and rivers. https://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/09/14/mind-bogglingly-dangerous-trump-epa-rolls-back-water-pollution-limits-coal-plants

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