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Tag Archives: climate change

Reconciliation bill not about climate

On September 10, when progressive activists and legislators held a rally in support of the Democratic budget proposal, also known as the reconciliation bill, their message was clear –passing the reconciliation bill was not only an important step in the fight against climate change, but a necessary one. They couldn’t be more wrong. 

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Action needed on climate change to protect tourism, agriculture

Government action to prevent these fires on public land and to follow up and restore after these fires is completely insufficient. Climate change is not a theoretical debate where we live because it affects our lives every day. Our rural communities are all close neighbors with the National Forests that surround us and we need action from our government representatives to address climate change and its many tragic effects.

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Drought-resistant crops not taking root

As Arizona contends with a 20-year dry-spell and declining water availability, the desert may provide a solution in drought-tolerant crops.   Drought-tolerant crops have been farmed by various Native American tribes for thousands of years and have steadily become more prevalent in today’s society, but ...

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Limit immigration to fight climate change

There is an inherent tradeoff between economic growth and environmental sustainability, and if we want to fight climate change, we must acknowledge this reality. We needn't feel guilty about humanely limiting immigration to protect our environment and quality of life.

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We need climate action to protect our future

In Phoenix, as people go about their business and make conversation, climate isn’t likely the top water cooler topic, much less that we are facing an existential climate crisis of our own making: drastically altered climates, extreme heat and weather, relentless and extreme loss of biodiversity, vanishing forests and catastrophic wildfire threats. And that’s just here in Arizona.

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Climate changes affect everyone, time to act

Why should I care!? That is a question that I often hear when I speak with others about climate change. It is not an easy one to answer but it must be answered. The truth is that climate change affects every one of us, daily. It is hard to grasp the idea of climate change if one does not see the affects directly; however, this is far from the truth.

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Climate-change science proven and certain as dangers to planet grow

It would be great if climate change science was, as many people wish, unproven or uncertain. Alas, it is neither unproven nor uncertain and the impacts on our state, our country, and our planet are disastrous, certain, and growing ever more dangerous each year that we ignore the need for responsible, common-sense approaches to reduce emissions.

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