Category Archives: Environment

Three Great Reasons to Eat Less Meat

The foods we choose to eat are a product of our culture. The best parts of holidays and family gatherings are often meal times. And when we think of a…

Putting the ‘Conserve’ Back Into ‘Conservative’

During my freshman year at BYU, a conservative friend of mine tried to explain to me why recycling, and caring for the environment in general, were scripturally unsound practices. He…

Mitt Flips on Climate Change (Is Anyone Surprised?)

Less than two weeks after I wrote a post praising Mitt Romney (and Jon Huntsman) for their admirable stances supporting science’s position on climate change, Romney changed his position! In…

Kudos to Jon Huntsman and Mitt Romney – And I Mean It!

On August 18, Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman Tweeted, “To be clear. I believe in evolution and trust scientists on global warming. Call me crazy.” With that short statement, Mr….

Climate Change is Happening

Last February, I experienced “snowmageddon” on the East Coast. I recall during that time reading a news article about some conservative politicians’ gleeful mocking of former Vice President Al Gore…

“No Matter What Happens to Obama…There’s the Perfect Bush Screw Up for the Occasion”

Over the past 16 months, I have thoroughly enjoyed conservatives’ attempts to pin every one of our country’s problems on President Barack Obama. Of late, they’ve been calling the BP…

LDS Church Going Green

Lest one thinks being environmentally-conscious is only a “liberal” idea, the Church recently announced a pilot program where the roofs of new chapels are fitted with solar panels. In announcing…