Progress toward Halloween “do or die”

Hello clean-air-and-climate friends: Halloween "do or die": Last week we posted that in order to continue beyond October we needed to ramp up our efforts and hit 1000 signatures a day by the end of the month. We're making progress toward that target (almost 26,000 signatures submitted to date, an increase of almost 4,000 from [...]

2019-10-17T16:57:02+00:00October 10th, 2019|Carbon Tax|0 Comments

Do or die by Halloween

Hello clean-air-and-climate friends: Do or die by Halloween: The good news is that we’ve gathered over 22,000 signatures and that voters all around the state are eager to sign our petition! The bad news is that time is running out: In order to get 116,000 signatures by February 2020 we need to significantly step up our efforts. To [...]

2019-10-03T17:31:42+00:00October 3rd, 2019|Carbon Tax|0 Comments

20,000 signatures and counting!

Hello clean-air-and-climate friends: We've submitted 20,000 signatures! Thanks to everyone for helping us get this far, and congratulations to Callie Northrup, Joel Ban, and Ronan Carrier for making the 250 Club of folks who've gathered 250+ signatures! FYI the latest state tally (which is delayed by up to 30 days because of the time it [...]

2019-09-25T18:49:02+00:00September 25th, 2019|Carbon Tax|0 Comments

250 Club update, plus gather at Climate Strike, St George Pride, and last 3 Red Butte concerts

Hello clean-air-and-climate friends: 250 Club update: Congrats to Brad Kropp, to Kelsey Carston, and to Sarah Thacker and her daughter Addie for being the newest members of the 250 Club (folks who have collected 250+ signatures); they join Anil Seth, Bob Cieri, Justin Saxton, Madi O'Neal, Charles Ashurst, and Kelly Kerr! Some of those folks are [...]

2019-09-18T18:07:21+00:00September 18th, 2019|Carbon Tax|0 Comments

Mitt Romney, the path to the ballot, and great events Friday and beyond

Hello clean-air-and-climate friends: Mitt Romney comments on carbon taxes: Last month Senator Romney talked about a carbon tax policy that sounded an awful lot like our Clean The Darn Air proposal. Check out the transcript and video here, and remember---as with Governor Herbert's statement in June that he's "not opposed to looking at a carbon [...]

2019-09-06T00:25:46+00:00September 6th, 2019|Carbon Tax|0 Comments

Mitt Romney comments on climate change

Here's a video of Mitt Romney's Aug 19 talk at the Sutherland Institute in SLC (here's two news stories about it) and here's a transcript to the best of our abilities of the parts relevant to climate change: Time stamp 19:45 I’m one of the few Republicans who, while I don’t subscribe to the Green New [...]

2019-08-30T17:20:40+00:00August 30th, 2019|Carbon Tax|0 Comments

Start of football season, end of baseball season, plus American Idol and Elton John

Hello clean-air-and-climate friends: Whatever you think of football, games are a great opportunity for gathering signatures! The season starts tonight (Thursday) with BYU hosting the U of U in Provo; join the group by showing up at 6pm at the intersection near the SW corner of the stadium. (If you need materials or training we're [...]

2019-08-29T13:01:22+00:00August 29th, 2019|Carbon Tax|0 Comments