Climate Corner: Earth Day should be every day

May 14, 2022 Giulia Mannarino 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 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 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 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 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

Climate Corner: With climate justice for all

Oct 23, 2021 in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Giulia Mannarino Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner The climate crisis is not just an environmental issue; it is also an ethical, social and political issue. An online article published in… Read More

Climate Corner: Corporate disinformation

Aug 14, 2021 Giulia Mannarino On Aug. 9, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body that assesses the science related to climate change, issued its most recent and most comprehensive assessment report with… Read More

Climate Corner: Water protectors

Jul 10, 2021 Giulia Mannarino My journey to climate activism began when my husband and I became fossil fuel refugees. We affectionately called our small farm, located in Greene County, Pa., just a mile from the West… Read More