Everything is Not Awesome

Lego has done a lot to reduce it’s environmental impact and their toys are all lead-free. Their toys also encourage creativity and are a great option for kids. Heck, I got a Lego Cinderella castle for my birthday this year! They are a really wonderful product but there is one problem, the company they keep […]

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Climate Change in the State of the Union

Last night President Obama gave his State of the Union address. Before the speech started environmentalist and others that care about the environment were anxiously waiting to see if climate change would make it in to the speech and how big of a role it would play. Much like last year, there were some good […]

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President Obama Calls for Action on Climate Change

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Climate change was hardly mentioned during the election but it was a big topic in President Obama’s inaugural address today. The President didn’t say we should do something about climate change, he said it’s our obligation to do something about it. If you missed the speech, this is what the President had to say about […]

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2012: Hottest Year on Record

Map by NOAA climate.gov team

For some this may not come as a surprise, The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) just released that 2012 was the warmest year on record in the contiguous United States. I have to say I’m not surprised, this summer was pretty bad. Though for Oklahoma 2011 was even worse. The average temperature for 2012 […]

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Offshore Drilling

Does it ever seem like we are “putting all our eggs in one basket?” Why are we so stuck on finding more ways to get oil and not enough on alternative fuels? Also gas prices suck and are driving up other costs but a large amount of the problem is the demand. You don’t even […]

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10 Years

I’m not a fan of most of Al Gore’s politics. I am a registered republican  and hold very libertarian type views.* But as a person who loves and cares about our earth and also our freedom I find what Al Gore said to make both of those things better. He is right that getting away from […]

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Six Degrees That Could Change The World

I just finished watching National Geographic’s movie “Six Degrees That Could Change The World”. It was very good and I learned things I had not learned from other movies. I like how they show we don’t have to warm much before we start having big problems. We are already seeing them. Even since this came […]

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