Climate Corner:‘Some animals are more equal than others’

Feb 10, 2024 Aaron Dunbar One of my first actions as a fledgling climate activist was to deliver 100 books on the subject of climate and the environment to the office of my climate change denying Congressman,… Read More

Climate Corner: How much is enough?

Nov 4, 2023 Aaron Dunbar How many genocides? How many extinctions? How many wars must we wage? How many lives must we destroy? How many lands must we make uninhabitable? How many thousands of Palestinian children must… Read More

Climate Corner: House of Denial

Aug 5, 2023 Aaron Dunbar The flames rise. In a gated community not far from the beltway, twin fires rage toward the heavens. On either side of the street, two sprawling McMansions kindle into ash, sparks pirouetting… Read More

Climate Corner: Facing reality

May 20, 2023 Aaron Dunbar “You need to be more realistic.” Those of us advocating to prevent the collapse of human civilization caused by anthropogenic climate change have heard this line or some variation of it more… Read More

Public land being stollen

April 24 Columbus Dispatch Letter to the Editor Aaron Dunbar I testified at the Ohio Department of Natural Resources April 10, voicing my opposition to the theft of Ohio’s state parks and public lands for oil and gas… Read More

Climate Corner: ‘Silent Spring’ may be inevitable

Mar 4, 2023 Aaron Dunbar “Everywhere was a shadow of death. The farmers spoke of much illness among their families. In the town the doctors had become more and more puzzled by new kinds of sickness appearing… Read More

Across-the-board accountability needed for Northfolk Southern tragedy

Feb 28, 2023 The Marietta Times Aaron Dunbar The corporate bombing of East Palestine is one of the most damning indictments of our entire political system that I have ever witnessed. There are no partisan divisions to delineate who… Read More

Oil Companies Lying to You

Jan 17, 2023 Aaron Dunbar Letter to the Editor Marietta Times “On January 12th, the New York Times published an article entitled “Exxon Scientists Predicted Global Warming, Even as Company Cast Doubts, Study Finds.” I was actually quite… Read More

Climate Corner: Celebrating failure

Dec 10, 2022 Aaron Dunbar Coca-Cola Presents: COP27 took place last month in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, presumably scheduled between the annual Foxes Guarding Henhouses Convention and Lockheed Martin’s World Peace Extravaganza 2022. About as much was… Read More

Climate Corner: Climate, war and existential threats

Oct 29, 2022 Aaron Dunbar Jeffery Sachs, director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University, was recently a speaker at the Athens Democracy Forum in Athens, Greece. When comparing the primary forms of government among major… Read More