Tag: Climate Change

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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Jane Kleeb Joins “The Ed Schultz Show” Podcast to Talk Climate March, President’s Comments

Bold Nebraska director appeared on “The Ed Schultz Show” podcast on Wednesday, Sept. 24 to discuss the President’s comments about Climate Change and the huge Climate March that took place over the weekend in New York. Take a listen below:
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Jane Kleeb Discusses New KXL Climate Study, Nebraska Supreme Court Hearing on MSNBC’s The Ed Show

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Tuesday, Aug. 26, to talk about the climate impacts of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The discussion centered on a new study from Nature Climate Change that suggests Keystone XL’s greenhouse-gas emissions have been underestimated in the U.S. State Dept’s Environmental Impact Statement […]
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UNL to Release Results of Climate Study September 25th

Ben Gotschall
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Almost a year after announcing it would conduct research studying the effects of climate change on Nebraska agriculture, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) will release the first of its kind report on climate change on September 25th, 2014. The UNL study findings will be presented as a Heuermann Lecture: […]
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Jane Kleeb Appears on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” to Discuss New EPA Rules on Coal Plant Emissions

Mark Hefflinger
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Bold Nebraska director Jane Kleeb appeared on MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” on Tuesday, July 3, to discuss the media’s handling of President Obama’s rollout of new rules from the Environmental Protection Agency that will reduce carbon emissions from the nation’s coal-fired power plants by 30% by 2030. Nebraska currently derives over 80% of its power […]
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Global Post Interviews Nebraska Rancher Suz Straka on Climate Change

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(The Global Post video news story below features Nebraska rancher Suz Straka Luebbe, who is also one of the three landowner plaintiffs currently challenging the unconstitutional Keystone XL routing process in Nebraska. Read about the ongoing lawsuit here.) Calamity Calling: Heartland Under Threat from GlobalPost on Vimeo. Calamity Calling: Weird weather hits America’s breadbasket  by Erik […]
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