Carbon pipeline resistance

Today I plan to be in Des Moines for a rally against false climate solutions.( There are several terms related to Carbon Capture and Storage/Sequestration (CCS). I like carbon pipeline resistance. It reminds me of the Keystone Pledge of Resistance that I was deeply involved with when in Indianapolis. A campaign that, after years of … Continue reading Carbon pipeline resistance

Peacemaking means stopping carbon capture and pipelines

This morning I wrote about peacemaking. Encouraging Friends, each of us, to take a careful look at our life, and to speak out against the injustice and violence occurring today. To work to fill the spiritual void. But to do that means we have to show up. Be at Cowles Commons tomorrow at 1 pm … Continue reading Peacemaking means stopping carbon capture and pipelines

No CO2 Pipelines in Iowa

Iowa Utilities Board (IUB)! See Our Power! You can download a copy of this poster here.!Avb9bFhezZpPjNEeBqI19Hk2DVMAkw Please join us July 12th, 8:30 am at the Iowa Utilities Board (IUB) monthly board meeting. The board is preparing to handle permit requests for three hazardous carbon pipelines in Iowa. There are many reasons why carbon pipelines … Continue reading No CO2 Pipelines in Iowa

Hazardous liquid carbon pipelines

There are many reasons why carbon, or CO2 pipelines, should not be built. Some I’ve written: My friend Mahmud Fitil maintains the Facebook group Iowa Carbon Pipeline Resistance Coalition @NoCCSIowa. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) is not the answer to the climate emergency. CCS is unproven, dangerous and delays real solutions to the climate … Continue reading Hazardous liquid carbon pipelines

Iowa Carbon Pipeline Resistance

It was predictable that ridiculous schemes would appear now that the public can no longer ignore environmental chaos beginning to occur in so many, increasingly devastating ways. Learning the cause of these climate catastrophes is greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels, the public is desperately calling for ways to reduce those emissions now. The … Continue reading Iowa Carbon Pipeline Resistance

Carbon pipeline opposition

WOW. This is the front page of today’s Des Moines Register and part of that story can be found below. After years of resisting pipelines, beginning in 2013 with the Keystone Pledge of Resistance, I am cautiously optimistic we might stop these carbon pipelines. Clearly there is much more attention paid to, and resistance from … Continue reading Carbon pipeline opposition

Survivors of Carbon pipeline explosion tell their stories

Last night I listened to the horrifying stories of three people who survived the explosion of a carbon pipeline in Satartia, Missisippi. One survivor suffered significant memory loss. Another has worsening asthma. Food and Water Watch Iowa and the Iowa Chapter of Sierra Club sponsored the event. Dan Zegart, who wrote the HUFFPOST article referenced … Continue reading Survivors of Carbon pipeline explosion tell their stories

You have to be in it with them

When I say I pray each morning, seeking what to write, I do spend time in quietness. But I also research what my sources are saying. I came across this photo I took in 2013 that I found on the Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement’s (ICCI) website. The photo was taken at ICCI’s offices during … Continue reading You have to be in it with them