Climate Corner: All in this greenhouse together

Jan 7, 2023 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com Although the basic physics of climate change have been known for more than a century, it remained out of the public’s attention for decades. In the 1980s, media outlets began bringing scientists’… Read More

Climate Corner: Plug in, Mid-Ohio Valley

Oct 1, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com The Environmental Protection Agency reports that the transportation sector is the #1 source of carbon pollution in the United States. At 29% in 2021, transportation now generates the largest share of greenhouse… Read More

Climate Corner: Water Protectors update

Aug 20, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com Last summer, more than a thousand people participated in the Treaty People Gathering (TPG), a protest against the Line 3 pipeline being constructed by Enbridge, a Canadian energy transportation company. This pipeline… Read More

Climate Corner An eco-friendly Fourth of July

Jul 2, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com With picnics, parades and fireworks, July Fourth celebrations are often a highlight of the summer. But these celebrations and the activities associated with them can be less than ideal for the planet…. 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: Youth vs. government

Apr 16, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com Across the globe, youth are dissatisfied with their governments’ responses to the climate crisis. Recently, Lancet Planet Health published a report about the first large-scale investigation of climate anxiety in young people… Read More

Climate Corner: Choose to refuse

Mar 26, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com Before the creation of plastics the world was totally dependent on nature for the materials needed to produce everyday items. Because these other materials; such as metals, stones, bones, horns, fangs and… Read More

Climate Corner: Let the Games begin

Feb 5, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com More than 2,700 years ago, in Olympia, Greece, the words “Let the games begin” were spoken to start what has become a global sports and cultural event known as the Olympic Games…. Read More

Climate Corner: Hey, Joe — do the right thing

Dec 18, 2021 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com On Nov. 19, the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better bill, Biden’s social safety net and climate legislation. This bill includes investments to assist working people and the middle class… Read More

Take action on climate change

Letters to the editor  Parkersburg News and Sentinel Nov 13, 2021 Giulia Mannarino We live in the most decisive decade for the future of our planet. The global scientists who raised the recent “Code Red For Humanity” alarm… Read More