NEWS: Americans Will Pay a High Price to Save Coal

Bloomberg By the Editors June 3, 2018 An interesting question raised by President Donald Trump’s misguided order to prop up uneconomical coal and nuclear power plants in the name of national security is: How much is this going to cost? Not in climate terms, although here the indirect costs could be greatest…

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NEWS: We pray only after all we can do

Salt Lake Tribune Patty Willis May 25, 2018 In March, I, among many leaders in the interfaith community, received a letter from Gov. Gary Herbert asking us to pray for precipitation. Rain or snow would help saturate our mountains and keep the forests safe from wildfires, he said. I love prayer.…

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NEWS: Utah sobers up from climate denial

Grist Nathanael Johnson May 18, 2018 The flamboyantly conservative state of Utah — home to the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, an all-Republican government, and the Utah Jazz — now officially recognizes climate change, thanks to a bunch of kids. Seven high-school students stood behind the desk of Gov. Gary Herbert this…

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