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UPPER DELAWARE RIVER VALLEY — Twenty residents of Pike and Wayne counties in Pennsylvania and Delaware and Sullivan counties in New York recently completed a 10-session online course in communicating about climate change, organized by a partnership called Earth to Sky (ETS). more
The American Jobs Plan has the potential to safeguard the reaches of our pristine Upper Delaware region by investing in workforce development and natural infrastructure. This historic proposal will … more
Letters to the editor June 24 to 30 more
Over the past year, there has been a significant relocation from urban areas to the Upper Delaware region in response to COVID-19. What started as a run on short-term rentals as pent-up city dwellers … more
(NAPSI)—Global warming that caused glacial melting is likely the cause of a shift in the movement of the Earth’s poles in the 1990s, according to a new study in Geophysical Research Letters, … more
The tragic fact of today’s political climate is that you can more-or-less derive every viewpoint of a random sample of Americans by simply asking the question, “Who did you vote … more
(NAPSI)—Backyarding—the trend to use the backyard for everything from tele-working to working out to relaxing—has a different purpose for each person. Identifying your backyard’s role in your … more
(NAPSI)—Just as people across the country celebrate Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program celebrates all the ways people collectively act to protect the planet … more
(NAPSI)—Zero net emissions of carbon dioxide from energy and industry can be achieved by 2050—and it could cost only about $1 a day. That’s the finding of a new study by James Williams at the … more
What began on February 9 as a 40-second conversation about approaching cold weather at a board meeting of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has turned into one of the most disastrous … more
There’s a threat to our drinking water that you can help avert at a public hearing on Tuesday, March 17. Water is one of our most critical and endangered resources. We have some of the … more
What's going on in arts, leisure and community February 18 to 24 more
For the majority of American voters who understand that global warming is real (72 percent) and harmful to future generations (71 percent); who want the President and Congress to do more about it (60 … more
Amongst the general chaos of January news, there was a topic that didn’t really make it to the top of the story pile: In the plague year of 2020, greenhouse gas emissions went down 10 … more
You might recall the old saying, “Good fences make good neighbors,” from studying the Robert Frost poem “Mending Wall” in school. First published in 1914, the iconic work … more
As the calendar would have it, my deadline for this column falls on November 3, which means that I am writing in the days leading up to Election Day, but my column will appear a week later when, I … more
Letters to the editor September 3 to 9 more
NEW YORK STATE — The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) released its first white paper on the Clean Energy Standard to Implement New York’s Climate Leadership and Community … more
PA partisanship over mask mandate PENNSYLVANIA — Gov. Tom Wolf and PA Health Secretary Rachel Levine issued an expanded mask order last week. Residents must now wear masks whenever they … more
By now, most New Yorkers are aware that a ban on single-use plastic bags will go into effect on Sunday, March 1. While there has been some criticism of the bill’s numerous exemptions, … more
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