Climate Corner: Recycle/repurpose

Aug 28, 2021 Nenna Davis Recycling is not a new concept. I remember waiting for the milkman to deliver cold milk and cottage cheese. These products were delivered in glass containers, which, once emptied, we would set… 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

Too Much Fracking Waste & Too Many Unanswered Questions

Christopher Schmitt, Patch Staff Posted Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm ET Marietta native George Banziger expresses grave concerns about how fracking and injection wells are affecting Washington County. MARIETTA, OH — This is a news release… Read More

Climate Corner: Climate change makes allergies worse

Cynthia Burkhart “Leaves of three, let it be!” I first learned this little rhyme many years ago, when I was a Brownie Scout in my cute little brown uniform and dark brown beanie hat. Of course, there… 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

Suggested Readings for August 2021

Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing online in The Marietta Times: July 17, 2021 Letter-to-Editor by Ben Hunkler, Organizer for Concerned Ohio River Residents; Alison L. Steele, Exec. Director of Environmental Health Project; and Leatra Harper, Managing Director, FreshWater… Read More

The latest climate report is alarming (Opinion)

By Eric Engle Aug 10, 2021 Appearing on-line in the Charleston Gazette-Mail The sixth assessment report of Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released Monday, and its findings are beyond dire. It… Read More

Climate Corner: Bipartisanship, money should not be focus

Aug 7, 2021 Eric Engle A bipartisan infrastructure bill is moving through the U.S. Senate, slowly but surely, and is being touted by the White House as a major achievement. The $1.2 trillion bill (with approximately $550… Read More