Back in November the Deseret News published the Official text of Utah Compact declaration on immigration reform, a declaration of five principles that was endorsed by many community members, including the LDS church, to “guide Utah’s immigration discussion.” Then I was reading yesterday’s Salt Tribune article on the growing Momentum building for Utah immigration reform. … Continue reading A People Divided
Tag: global warming
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. ksl.com has posted a piece on the action today: KSL.com on Utah Legislature view on climate change The committee plans to take the … Continue reading Lawmakers claim global warming is “conspiracy”
“Happy” New Year?
(I have been out of town for the past 2 weeks, so posting has been non-existent.) I am having difficulty wishing people a "happy" new year with everything that is going in in our world: A failing economy resulting in job losses, a housing market crash, budget shortfalls; A broken health care system that continues … Continue reading “Happy” New Year?
Retailers in U.S. – Food Rationing?
It's kind of creepy to see that retailers have the power to ration food.... http://www2.nysun.com/article/74994 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?
Step it Up 2 – Rocky Anderson in concert
Not only did Pom Poms Not Bomb Bombs perform, so did Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson with Salt Lake's School of Rock at the Step It Up 2 event on Saturday November 3rd: More photos
Is Climate Change Real? To Act or Not: You Decide
Global Warming caused by raising animals for food
I became a vegetarian about 6 years ago when I realized that by eating meat I was contributing to an industry that really kept people all over the world from being fed. The article from Common Dreams pasted below gives one even a lot more to think about regarding the consumption of meat:Nuggets and Hummers … Continue reading Global Warming caused by raising animals for food