Tag: Climate Change

Bold Nebraska Supports LR 455 to Empower Nebraskans to Combat Climate Change

Amy Schaffer
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Bold Nebraska supports LR 455 as it examines opportunities for Nebraskans to empower themselves to impact climate change. Whether that is in methods they use to produce food, generate power or protect the land and water. LR 455 will assess how Nebraskans can mitigate climate change to preserve their way of life while providing jobs […]
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Tell Warren Buffett: Stop Blocking the Sun, Support Small Rooftop and Farm Solar

Warren Buffett’s utilities — along with others across the country — are mounting a coordinated effort to block the astounding growth of small, rooftop solar being installed by homeowners, farmers, ranchers and small businesses. (1) It’s a cynical effort to eliminate competition for Warren’s own businesses, instead of complementing the investments being made by citizens […]
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Climate Scientist Dr. James Hansen to Speak at Berkshire Shareholder Meeting in Omaha

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 20, 2016 CONTACT: Dr. James Hansen, jimehansen@gmail.com Mark Vasina, Nebraska Peace Foundation 402-890-6958, markvasina@gmail.com Jane Kleeb, Bold Nebraska 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org   Climate Scientist James Hansen to Speak at Berkshire Hathaway Meeting Omaha — Internationally renowned climate expert Dr. James Hansen will be in Omaha Saturday, April 30 to speak at the 2016 Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting. […]
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April 30: Climate Rally at Berkshire Hathaway Shareholder Meeting

SIGN the PETITION: Tell Warren Buffett to #ActOnClimate Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway (BRK) has made big investments in renewable energy through its energy companies. But these same energy companies continue to burn a huge amount of coal — one of the chief contributors to climate change — while Buffett has also continued to make new investments in […]
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PETITION: Tell Nebraska AG Doug Peterson—Investigate Exxon’s Climate Fraud

Mark Hefflinger
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  SIGN: INVESTIGATE EXXON’S CLIMATE FRAUD Blockbuster investigative reporting last fall uncovered that Exxon knew about climate change way back in the 1970s, but failed to disclose the warnings to the public, and in fact went on to spend millions funding a network of climate science-denying think tanks, organizations and politicians. (1, 2) The award-winning […]
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March 10: Politics & Pints—BOLD State Dinner at Cottonwood Cafe in Lincoln

Join Bold Nebraska on the evening of Thursday, March 10 for “Politics & Pints: The BOLD State Dinner.” On the same night that Pres. Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be sitting down to their first official State Dinner at the White House since Trudeau’s victory in the Canadian election, we’ll meet up […]
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Heading to Paris Climate Talks? Offset Your Flight’s Carbon

Mark Hefflinger
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>>PARIS CARBON OFFSET<< Heading to Paris for the U.N. global climate change talks at the Conference of Parties (COP)? You’ll likely be burning over a ton of CO2 during your round-trip flight overseas, but here’s a creative way to offset that carbon while helping to protect land and water: PARIS CARBON OFFSET: Your donation will offset […]
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Tell Gov. Ricketts: Don’t Kick the Can, Submit a Nebraska Energy Plan

Join us on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 5:30 p.m. outside the Governor’s mansion in Lincoln for a game of “Kick the Can!” Gov. Pete Ricketts must submit a Nebraska energy plan so that our state is able to meet our goal of 40% reduced carbon emissions that will bring substantial health benefits and savings, and the opportunity […]
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White House Honors Faith Leaders for Climate “Champions of Change”

Mark Hefflinger
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Congratulations to Reverend Kim Morrow — minister of sustainability at First-Plymouth Church in Lincoln, and executive director of Nebraska Interfaith Power & Light — on being named one of twelve people of faith who are being recognized as “Champions of Change“ for their efforts to protect our environment and communities from the effects of climate […]
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Nebraska Faith Leaders, Environmental Groups Applaud Pope Francis’ Encyclical Calling for Action to Address Climate Change

Click the link below to listen to a recording of today’s press call:   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, June 16, 2015 Contact: Kim Morrow, 402-405-9425, kim@nebraskaipl.org Dr. Richard Miller, 402-280-3618, richardmiller@creighton.edu Dennis Hamm, S.J., 402-280-3061, dhamm@creighton.edu Ven. Betsy Blake Bennett, 402-469-0133, deaconbetsy@windstream.net Ken Winston, 402-212-3737, kwinston@inebraska.com Jane Kleeb, 402-705-3622, jane@boldnebraska.org   Nebraska Faith Leaders, Environmental Groups Applaud Pope Francis’ Encyclical Calling for Action to Address Climate Change Press call […]
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