Climate Corner: Thank you, Mr. Bruce

Apr 30, 2022 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com I’d like to take a moment to honor the sacrifice of the late Wynn Alan Bruce, who departed this life following an act of self-immolation outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building this… Read More

Climate advocates won’t be silenced

Marietta Times Jan 31, 2022 Aaron Dunbar A few days ago, I learned that an acquaintance of mine, a whip-smart environmental scientist and educator, would no longer be publishing her long-standing weekly column in a small-town Ohio newspaper…. Read More

Climate Corner: Billionaires won’t save us

Jan 15, 2022 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com “Amazon won’t let us leave” Last month, these became the final words sent by warehouse worker Larry Virden to his girlfriend Cherie Jones, when a monster tornado collapsed an Amazon warehouse facility… Read More

Climate Corner: United States military bears responsibility for global woes

Dec 25, 2021 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com “Make no mistake: no military on the face of the earth works harder to avoid civilian casualties than the U.S. military.” These were the words of Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby after… Read More

Last Week Tonight with Congressman Bill Johnson

Letters to the Editor Marietta Times Nov 13, 2021 Aaron Dunbar I was delighted to see our own Congressman Bill Johnson appear in a recent episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight. I was especially delighted to see host John… Read More

Climate Corner: COP26 in Glasgow

Oct 30, 2021 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com I was four years old when parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held their first annual conference to agree to do nothing about the existential threat of… Read More

Time for Manchin to move on

Aaron Dunbar in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Sep 18, 2021 I have a message I’d like to deliver to Sen. Joe Manchin: Get out of the way, old man. Now, it’s not in my usual nature to… Read More

Climate Corner: Warning signs

Jul 3, 2021 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com The snow is bleeding. Yes, you read that correctly. The typically white snow that covers the French Alps has been observed darkening to a blood red hue, producing a phenomenon known as… Read More

Which option do we choose?

Parkersburg News and Sentinel Letters to the editor  May 22, 2021 Aaron Dunbar I was quite interested to read “Honest environmental talks,” Christina Myer’s May 15 column in the News and Sentinel. Myer’s piece deals with the subject… Read More

Climate Change and the H-Word

Marietta Times Letters to the Editor  May 19, 2021 Aaron Dunbar I have a confession to make: I just finished eating a double bacon cheeseburger. I drive a car. I’m writing this on an iPhone. I’ll later edit… Read More