Portland warming rally good start, but…

Portland, Oregon As I approached Terry Schrunk Plaza in downtown Portland, I was unsure of what I would encounter at the Global Warming Rally, which was one of 1300 actions around the country sponsored by a group call Step it Up. I suspected it would be one more lame event of the kind which the… Continue reading Portland warming rally good start, but…

Global warming rally, April 14

Website: Face It Oregon what: rally in downtown Portland when: 1-3 pm saturday, april 14 where: terry schrunk plaza, sw 3rd and madison, portland why: because we are the solution Over the past six months a veritable avalanche of information and publicity has brought the issue of global warming to the forefront of public awareness… Continue reading Global warming rally, April 14

Language and the Looming Disaster

by Duane Poncy Why, in the face of looming disaster, do scientists equivocate their language to the point that it becomes a falsehood by omission? Case in point: in an otherwise very informative article on Common Dreams, Brenda Ekwurzel, PhD., a climate scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists concludes as follows: A warmer planet… Continue reading Language and the Looming Disaster