Still We Rise

The last day of the Utah Legislature for 2010 saw a rally by students called “Still We Rise”, a group of activists, students and community members which unveiled  a “Student Bill of Rights.” (Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)Rally Statement:“We the Communities take back the power to declare our inalienable rights that have been … Continue reading Still We Rise


Utah Citizens Organize “Clean Air” Rally

There will be a “Rally for Clean Air”  on the Steps on the South Side of the Utah State Capitol, Wednesday, March 10, 2010 from 3-4pm.  The rally will be an effort to get legislators to reconsider their positions on HJR 12 Climate Change Resolution and HJR 21 Joint Resolution on Energy Policy.  Organizer Drew … Continue reading Utah Citizens Organize “Clean Air” Rally

The Heat is On: Utah’s House Votes to Withdraw from Western Climate Initiave

Utah’s House yesterday voted to support HJR21 Joint Resolution on Energy Policy, which calls for Utah to withdraw from Climate Change Initiative. Initially the Resolution used words like  “conspiracy”, claiming that efforts were afoot to manipulate climate change data. Solve Climate, a publication on daily climate news and anaylsis, reports on action by Utah’s lawmakers: … Continue reading The Heat is On: Utah’s House Votes to Withdraw from Western Climate Initiave

Legislators Continue to Ignore Climate Change

Utah’s legislators are continuing to raise the temperature on Climate Change issues, putting Utah in the spotlight on environmental issues.KSL TV has a video piece on yesterday’s vote here. The Salt Lake Tribune reported  today: In a 4-2 vote over the objections of critics — including former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson and a … Continue reading Legislators Continue to Ignore Climate Change

HJR12 Heats Up

The heat is on with the Climate Change Joint Resolution (HJR12).  A message from a newly formed Facebook group of citizens against this resolution, which had organized a rally of 300 people for Friday at 2pm,  came out with this news and call to action:It looks like those on the hill in support of HJR12 … Continue reading HJR12 Heats Up

HJR12: It’s getting hot, hot, hot…..

The controversy about Global Warming continues amongst Utah’s Legislators with HJR12, Climate Change Joint Resolution which passed the Utah House yesterday 56-17.  The Resolution will now go to the Senate for review. Here are some gems reported in the Deseret News: Sponsor Rep. Kerry Gibson, R-Ogden, a dairy farmer….said some argue that if the Environmental … Continue reading HJR12: It’s getting hot, hot, hot…..

Lawmakers claim global warming is “conspiracy”

(cross-posted to Utah Legislature Watch)Utah must look really crazy to the world right now.  Members of  a House committee passed a non-binding resolution to keep federal global warming laws out of the state. has posted a piece on the action today: on Utah Legislature view on climate change The committee plans to take the … Continue reading Lawmakers claim global warming is “conspiracy”

Tim DeChristopher News

I was all ready to attend the rally with Tim DeChristopher yesterday, but work got crazy and I couldn't leave.  Here are some links to the event: We are Bidder 70 - One UtahAccused saboteur pleads not guilty-  Downtown SLC » NASA climate scientist joins march, calls U. student's act extremely important - Salt Lake TribuneDeChristopher pleads not … Continue reading Tim DeChristopher News

Retailers in U.S. – Food Rationing?

It's kind of creepy to see that retailers have the power to ration food.... Food Rationing Confronts Breadbasket of the World By JOSH GERSTEIN Staff Reporter of the Sun April 21, 2008 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - Many parts of America, long considered the breadbasket of the world, are now confronting a once unthinkable phenomenon: … Continue reading Retailers in U.S. – Food Rationing?