President-elect Joe Biden is off to a strong start in his pursuit of his revolutionary plans of bringing clean cars to the forfront of his economic & environmental protection plans with the choice of Michael Regan. Michael Regan brings a vast amount of experience to an agency that needs to…


We are still in the Paris Climate Agreement, we may not be in officially but President-elect Joe Biden has promised to enter into the Paris Climate Agreement along with other sweeping climate action measures. We are still in the Paris Climate Agreement, not because we want to be but because…


Far too many critics of the Paris Climate Agreement focus on the narrow minded view of environmental protection as anti-business. Environmental protection is one of the most pro-business strategies for a 21st century. Climate change is the top priority but so are the jobs in clean energy and conservation. …


Throughout the Midwest rural communities have been suffering from Coronavirus and drought. Senator Grassley needs to wake up to the dry conditions throughout Iowa which have led to high risk harvest conditions week to week. Iowa is in an extreme drought, and the state’s driest conditions are in the northwest…


On Saturday 11/7/2020 was National Bison Day, a day America spends to honor a majestic mammal that has played a cultural, economic, and environmental role in the history of the country. It was on May 9, 2016 that the buffalo named the national mammal and joined the ranks of the…


Senator Chuck Grassley has thrown away all the good work he has done on leading Iowa’s renewable energy industry. There was a time when Grassley wasn’t a partisan corporate stooge and that time was the 1980’s. The Farm Crisis in the 1980’s was devastating for Iowa farmers but out of…


September marked the 50 year anniversary of the Clean Air Act passed unanimously in the Senate. The Clean Air Act is a major environmental safeguard that passed unanimously in the Senate in 1970 to lower pollution and clean up the air we breathe. The Clean Air Act has worked to…


Congresswoman Cindy Axne has a vast amount of experience when it comes to conservation and protecting public lands. Axne use to work for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and currently is on the subcommittee on Conservation and Forestry. Cindy Axne’s district is home to several urban forests as well…


On August 10th 2020 over 1/3 of Iowa was hit by the Derecho, also known as an inland hurricane. Except a hurricane has much more notice and warning. Most Iowans have never heard of a Derecho and even seasoned meteorologists were caught off guard by the force of the Derecho…


Outdoor recreation has gotten a boost during the coronavirus as being outdoors has been a great way to take your mind off from the crippling pandemic. This critical role of outdoor green spaces has highlighted the need to increase conservation and improve access to parks and public lands. Congresswoman Finkenauer…

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