Tag Archives: climate change

Oklahoma, Step Beyond Fossil Fuel

I completely understand why the fossil fuel companies in Oklahoma whose massive tax breaks have broken our state would want to control the state’s response to its brokenness, but I can’t understand why the rest of us would let them. … Continue reading

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The Fog Has Lifted

Averting climate chaos would have been difficult no matter who was elected President of the United States on November 8, 2016. The Paris Climate Agreement was a hopeful sign that global awareness and commitment are growing to do something to … Continue reading

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Why I voted for Bernie Sanders

I voted for Bernie Sanders because he is the only candidate who truly understands that we have entered the sixth great extinction on the planet and the only great extinction caused by one species. I voted for Bernie Sanders because … Continue reading

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Vote as if the Planet Depends On It, Because It Does

As we move into 2016, there is much to celebrate in the movement to avoid catastrophic climate disruption: a Clean Power Plan has been put in place in the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; President Obama rejected the … Continue reading

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Upcoming Presentation: The Jesus Movement and the Climate Movement

For those in the Oklahoma City area I will be giving a forum presentation and the sermon at Mayflower UCC in Oklahoma City on January 17, 2016. Hope to see many of you there. Sermon: 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. … Continue reading

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The Is/Ought Fallacy in the “Moral” Case for Fossil Fuel

Currently one of the more popular arguments for defenders of the fossil fuel industry is that since everyone in industrial societies is currently dependent on fossil fuel, it is wrong-headed and irresponsible to argue that we should stop using fossil … Continue reading

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Open Letter to President Obama: Clean Power Plan Means #Shellno on Arctic Drilling

Dear President Obama, Today in introducing the Clean Power Plan you said, “We can’t condemn our kids and grandkids to a planet that’s beyond fixing.” You also said that “climate change is not a problem for another generation, not any … Continue reading

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