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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
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)—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
Letters to the editor September 3 to 9 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
Some experts visualize the climate crisis as one of imbalance. Humans consume energy by extracting carbon from the ground, burning it and letting its emissions escape into the atmosphere. Ideally, … more
Following my last column about fall webworms and eastern tent caterpillars, I decided to share something more pleasing to the eye, and to the spirit, therefore this paean to the restorative nature of … more
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