“At some point, you have to take action,” said Tamara Marcus, county sustainability program manager and co-author of the county’s first greenhouse gas emissions report. “We have to act now.”
Articles Tagged: Climate change
National Politics Aug. 30, 2021 9:41 am578d ago
Senate Budget Chairman Sen. Bernie Sanders said his proposed budget is about “making people understand that government can, in fact, in a democratic society, work for working families, and not just the wealthy and the powerful.”
Environmental News Aug. 23, 2021 6:00 am587d ago
The 2021 recipients are using their grants for solar projects, energy efficiency and education programs. Nonprofits, businesses or K-12 students based in Iowa City may apply for grants for projects that can be completed in 12 months, match the city’s climate action goals, are “impactful and measurable” and benefit a diversity of Iowa City residents.
Environmental News Aug. 20, 2021 2:21 pm588d ago
When a big report on climate change comes out, like it did earlier this month, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the magnitude of changes needed worldwide to make a difference. The primary way to make change is through policy, but for people with the means and time, there are some small changes we can make.
Local Government Aug. 5, 2021 6:00 am603d ago
Agribusinesses are major contributors to emissions, its research shows.
Community Aug. 4, 2021 7:00 am604d ago
The Peoples Church in Cedar Rapids raised $21,000 to install solar panels as a way to save money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which trap and hold heat in the atmosphere.
Local Government Aug. 3, 2021 6:00 am605d ago
Developers of a 150-megawatt solar project intended for south of Iowa City are moving forward after a private funder stepped in at the last minute to pay for the application phase of the project.
Local Government Jun. 16, 2021 2:27 pm653d ago
Cedar Rapids will hold events at various locations June 18 through June 26 to gather input on the Community Climate Action Plan
Gazette Des Moines Bureau
Weather Jun. 10, 2021 4:50 pm658d ago
The heat is on in Iowa with most of the state experiencing some degree of drought
Government & Politics May. 10, 2021 7:30 am691d ago
Flurry of claims follow debunked story that Biden would ration meat consumption
News Apr. 27, 2021 5:30 pm702d ago
South District first area to receive kits aimed at reducing energy consumption
News Apr. 23, 2021 4:53 pm706d ago
Tamara Marcus is the county’s first sustainability manager
News Apr. 22, 2021 8:39 pm707d ago
Role of ethanol at home, adversaries abroad at stake in climate vow