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Drought and Water Pollution Means Taps Run Dry for Half of Zimbabwe’s Capital City

More than 2 million people in and around Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare, are currently without access to municipal drinking water, the result of a years-long drought and high water pollution levels, Climate Change News reported. With their taps running dry, residents are instead relying on merchants, open wells, streams, and boreholes for water. Read more [...]

By |2019-07-17T14:53:19-07:00July 17th, 2019|climate change, Water|0 Comments

New Analysis for Drought Management in the Willamette River Basin

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By |2019-07-17T14:51:10-07:00July 17th, 2019|climate change, Water|0 Comments

Government Should Invite, Not Repress Climate Change Activism

Last weekend, France recorded an all-time heat record of 45.9 degrees Celsius. With rising temperatures globally, heatwaves are becoming more intense and frequent and their impacts can be devastating. But when a group called Extinction Rebellion organized a protest on a Paris bridge on June 28 demanding France act more swiftly to reduce carbon emissions, they faced a [...]

By |2019-07-17T14:47:14-07:00July 17th, 2019|climate change|0 Comments

People with Disabilities Should Be Included in Climate Action

The United Nations Human Rights Council made history on Friday when it adopted a resolution on climate change and the rights of people with disabilities. The resolution calls on governments to adopt a disability-inclusive approach when taking action to address climate change. Read the rest of the article here: https://www.hrw.org/news/2019/07/15/un-climate-resolution-emphasizes-protection-disability-rights

By |2019-07-17T14:45:17-07:00July 17th, 2019|climate change|0 Comments

Democratic National Committee’s Decision Not to Have a Debate on the Climate Crisis

In our extended interview with independent climate journalist Dahr Jamail, he talks about the Democratic National Committee’s decision not to have a debate on the climate crisis, and to bar anyone who participates in an unsanctioned debate from participating in future official Democratic primary debates. Jamail is a staff reporter at Truthout and author of [...]

By |2019-07-17T14:42:58-07:00July 17th, 2019|climate change|0 Comments

Legacy of Mining Has Left A Dangerous Cocktail in Coeur d’Alene Lake

Article Everyone Should Read A recent article published in the High Country News talks about the after affects mining has left in our area and specifically Coeur d'Alene Lake. (Read the entire article here: A dangerous cocktail threatens the gem of North Idaho" ) "As attractive as it appears, the landscape around Coeur d’Alene Lake [...]

Have you noticed your Recycling bin overflowing yet? It could be happening soon here in CDA WHY?

On March 1, 2018, China began refusing to buy U.S. and European recyclables---especially most kinds of plastics, which has led to a challenge for the recycling industry and local companies such as CDA Garbage. In order to meet this challenge and continue offering full recycling service as defined by their current contract with the City, [...]

By |2019-07-03T13:10:23-07:00June 11th, 2018|blog, climate change, Featured, KEA|0 Comments

Proposed Smelter in Newport, WA raising concerns in local communities

A Canadian Company Called HiTest Sand is proposing to build a smelter in Newport Washington.  The proposed smelter will discharge up to 700 tons per year of nitrogen oxide, 601 tons of carbon monoxide and 760 tons of sulfur dioxide, along with 111 tons per year of particulate matter.  The smelter would be the 15th [...]

By |2018-03-13T16:09:37-07:00March 15th, 2018|blog, climate change, Community, Land Use, Water, Wildlife|0 Comments

Climate Action CDA Joins Live Calls and Live Streams for Climate Activism

Climate Action CDA members gathered on Jan 31 to participate in two live events in order to learn about and take action with other climate and science-based campaigns. One was presented by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), and the other by 350.org Fossil Free Fast Campaign.   The first was a national phone conference [...]

By |2018-02-02T18:31:44-07:00February 4th, 2018|blog, climate change, KEA|0 Comments

Fracking could be coming to a neighborhood near you!

Comments needed by December 12th! Fracking is the method of extracting very hard-to-get-at natural gas by pressure washing it out of the ground.  The process uses a lot of water to extract natural gas that is trapped between rocks.  The waste water from this process can be injected back into the ground with a special [...]

By |2017-12-06T21:03:22-07:00December 7th, 2017|blog, climate change, Community, KEA, Land Use, Water|0 Comments