Climate Corner: Diversity is the spice of life

Dec 3, 2022 Vic Elam editorial@newsandsentinel.com OK, so I took a little liberty with this common axiom, but I will make the case. It has been repeatedly shown that an environment that maintains its native diversity is healthier… Read More

Climate Corner: How much are you willing to tolerate?

Oct 15, 2022 Vic Elam editorial@newsandsentinel.com I am not a regular contributor to this column but found myself needing to express my concerns after a nearby event came to my attention. On Sept. 8 a brine truck carrying… Read More

The fossil fuel quandary

Marietta Times Apr 5, 2022 Vic Elam Much is being made nowadays about a perception that the United States needs to increase fossil fuel production in the form of natural gas (methane) and oil production. The argument being… Read More

Habitat

Jan 31, 2022 Vic Elam Letter to the Editor Marietta Times Often referred to in terms of the wildlife needs of shelter, water, food, and space, habitat also applies to humans.  In ecological terms habitat is often defined… Read More

Code Red for Humanity

August 26, 2021  Letter-to-Editor by Vic Elam, Marietta, Ohio “Code red for humanity” that is what United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterras stated, in regard to the latest report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  With more… Read More