Category Archives: Environment

Yarrr!

It’s International Talk Like A Pirate Day!

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Well, at least it’s not hitting NOLA….

Hurricane Ike is heading for Texas instead. If you live on the Gulf, feel free to move to Iowa. Although, things do get rather cold around here, we don’t have hurricanes.

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No Climate Change, Eh?

I’d hate to be anywhere *near* the Gulf Coast right now. I wonder if we learned our lessons from Katrina? I think the Mother Earth hates America, or something.

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Anyone Have Some Spare Gopherwood?

Lots of places in Iowa are under water or are about to be under water. They’re evacuating my hometown. Check out the Des Moines Register’s coverage.

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Sustainable Energy Solutions from the Solar Economy

From Jeff Hall’s email: Tuesday, June 19, 2007 7pm, Farwell T. Brown Auditorium Learn about solar energy and sustainability at a special presentation by local experts. Jim Cooper, Prairie Rivers RC&D Laura Karlen, environmental educator from Algona Sponsored by Ames … Continue reading

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The Anti-Creation Museum Carnival

P.Z. Myers at Pharyngula is hosting the anti-Creation Museum carnival. Ken Ham’s Creation Musuem (I won’t give them link love) opens tomorrow. I’ve been too depressed about the whole thing to really comment on it, but at least you know … Continue reading

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Peace Vigil and a Movie, May 23rd, 2007

The Peace Vigil will be held at the corner of Welch and Lincoln Way at 5:30 PM Wednesday. There will also be a movie screening at the Ames Public Library. “Black Diamonds: Mountaintop Removal and the Fight for Coalfield Justice” … Continue reading

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Peace Vigil and a Movie, March 28th, 2007

The Peace Vigil will be held as normal at 5:30 PM at the corner of Welch and Lincoln Way. There is also a movie showing tonight at the Ames Public Library. We’re showing HBO’s “Too Hot Not To Handle” at … Continue reading

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Peace Vigil, December 13th, 2006

Don’t forget the Peace Vigil at Welch and Lincoln Way tonight at 5:30. Also, we’re showing “An Inconvenient Truth” at the Ames Public Library at 7. It will show at the same location at the same time two weeks from … Continue reading

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“An Inconvenient Truth”: Two Showings!

There’s two showings (that I know of) for “An Inconvenient Truth” in Ames, and both are at the Ames Public Library in the Farwell T. Brown Auditorium. The first showing is December 13th at 7 PM and the second is … Continue reading

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