Archive for January, 2009

Look into your crystal ball for 2009 and consider what will be the biggest challenges for local & national nature lovers and environmentalists. What do you see on the horizon? What do you predict will happen on the environmental front in 2009? Please comment.

• More “Hurricane Ike” storms will cause flash floods in over-developed areas.

• Passage of Prop C will spur wind powered renewable energy in Missouri.

• The TVA Coal Plant Spill will prove worse than the Exxon-Valdez Disaster

• Efforts to start new nuke plants in Missouri and elsewhere will stumble.

• Scientists will discover that global warming effects are now irreversible.

• Obama will revive EPA and end an “anti-science” era (Got proof? Give examples).

• Environmental backlash will deepen in response to an eco-friendly administration.

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