Month: May 2022

Climate Corner: Foote predicted climate change 165 years ago

May 28, 2022 Linda Eve Seth editorial@newsandsentinel.com Scientists understood the physics of climate change in the 1800s — thanks to a woman named Eunice Newton Foote. Foote (1819-1888), an American scientist (and distant relative of Sir Isaac Newton),… Read More

Climate Corner: No time to waste

May 21, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com The old cliche goes that, when you’re in a hole and trying to get out, you first stop digging. That is the opposite of what we’re doing when it comes to fossil… Read More

Climate Corner: Earth Day should be every day

May 14, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com One of the first pictures taken of the Earth from the Moon was snapped by astronaut William Anders on Christmas Eve 1968. Anders, as well as astronauts James Lovell and Frank Borman,… Read More

Climate Corner: Capitalism and cancer

May 7, 2022 Randi Pokladnik editorial@newsandsentinel.com Twenty years ago, I lost my mother to cancer. She died two months before her 70th birthday. Her cancer had already progressed to stage 3 by the time of her diagnosis. At… Read More

Suggested Readings for May

MOVCA April 2022 Selected Media Postings Appearing on-line in the Charleston Gazette-Mail: April 30, 2022 Energy and Environment article by Mike Tony “Researchers, industry experts say numbers don’t add up for Appalachia’s largest gas and oil well owner… Read More