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Rick Edmund: November 2009

Rick Edmund: November 2009

Rick Edmund is a United Methodist church pastor in Maryland. He resides on Smith Island, which has been impacted by rising sea-level and in 2007 testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Environment about climate change and the Chesapeake Bay.

Archive: Rick Edmund: November 2009

Science calls for us to be open minded

The scientists at the University of East Anglia who sought to curtail opposing thoughts were acting out of selfish reasons, seeking to justify their own positions on climate change. The same can be said for those who have used this forum to make personal attacks on members of this Planet Panel.

By Rick Edmund | November 26, 2009; 09:19 AM ET | Comments (6)

Plenty of blame to go around

Who's to blame? Probably all of us. The biggest stumbling block to a general consensus one way or the other about human influenced climate change is that most of us have a preconceived opinion one way or the other. We...

By Rick Edmund | November 19, 2009; 08:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

Let's make a plan

Other nations can offer some guidelines as to how the U.S. can address our response to climate change. The Maldives are very concerned about their situation where the average land is only about 4 to 6 feet above sea level...

By Rick Edmund | November 12, 2009; 03:38 PM ET | Comments (0)

Be conservative, but acknowledge the future

Whether we are Democrat, Republican or Independent, I believe we all need to be conservative -- trying to conserve the world that we inherited from our ancestors. What will we pass on to our descendants? No, we can't be 100...

By Rick Edmund | November 9, 2009; 08:52 AM ET | Comments (0)

Nuclear only a partial answer

When nuclear powered plants were first proposed it was predicted that the cost to produce electricity would be so cheap that the electric companies wouldn't have to charge their customers. Alas, reality did not meet those expectations. As we...

By Rick Edmund | November 1, 2009; 08:55 AM ET | Comments (0)

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