Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Will Republicans boycott Walmart now? Walton Foundation acknowledges climate change

Posted By on Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 11:04 AM

Climate change hasn't come up at the Guns and Fetuses Session of the Arkansas legislature. But if it did, it would most likely be in the form of unanimous Republican consent that climate change is a liberal fiction. Didn't it snow a lot here on Christmas?

Anyway, the prevalent Republican dogma against climate change comes up as I read a news release from the Walton Family Foundation, which is a product of the billions created by Walmart. Waltons and Walmart are generally held holy by the Guns and Fetuses Caucus and Republican Chowder and Marching Society. So get a load of this:

In December, the Bureau of Reclamation released a major federal study on the impact of climate change on the Colorado River Basin. The study concluded that the projected future demands for water in the basin exceed projected supplies and included a range of options for addressing this demand imbalance. Foundation grantees, including the Environmental Defense Fund, Trout Unlimited and Western Resource Advocates, made the most of the study’s release to spotlight common-sense, cost effective water conservation approaches that make the most economic and ecological sense for the Basin and for the River.

The Basin Study was a wake-up call that we need change in the way the Colorado River is managed. The foundation and its partners are working to promote solutions that will protect river flows while ensuring the region’s communities and agricultural traditions can thrive.

Nate Bell, your help is needed at the Walton Family Foundation — STAT. They continue to believe in climate change.

Should you care about the Colorado River, there's more here. If climate change denial is more your thing, you can tune into KNUT and Elswick any afternoon.

Tags: , , ,

Favorite

Speaking of...

Comments (4)

Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-4 of 4

Add a comment

More by Max Brantley

  • Cotton seeks friendlies for town hall

    Is Tom Cotton working to pack his town hall Wednesday in Springdale with fans. So says one source.
    • Feb 21, 2017
  • Campus gun bill clears committee

    The so-called compromise amendment that will allow anyone 25 or older with a training certificate carry a concealed weapon on public college campuses was approved in a Senate committee this afternoon.
    • Feb 21, 2017
  • DiPippa to be interim dean at UALR Law School

    UALR Chancellor Andrew Rogerson told staff today that law professor John DiPippa would serve as interim dean of the Bowen School of Law while a search is made for a permanent dean. The appointment takes effect in July. The search should begin in the fall.
    • Feb 21, 2017
  • More »

Readers also liked…

Most Shared

Visit Arkansas

"Locally Labeled" passport expands to accommodate booming brew scene

"Locally Labeled" passport expands to accommodate booming brew scene

As if great beer weren't reward enough, you can earn prizes for sampling local craft beverages

Most Viewed

Most Recent Comments

Blogroll

 

© 2017 Arkansas Times | 201 East Markham, Suite 200, Little Rock, AR 72201
Powered by Foundation