Keyword: climate change

Just over the horizon

The Climate Policy Initiative (CPI), based in San Francisco, studies public and private global investment in climate change. Its 2021 report, titled “Global Landscape of Climate Finance,” sounded the alarm about the need for much more robust investments in climate adaptation and resiliency.

Pride Coalition march and more

Climate change calls for education, accepting responsibility Congratulations on the recent major promotion of sustainability in the River Reporter. Here at Apple Pond Farm and Renewable Energy …

Insulating for the future

Being responsive to the challenges of climate change, especially in light of rising fuel prices, is a great task. It is also a great opportunity to create great synergy and provide solutions to each …

When it rains, it pours

UPPER DELAWARE REGION — We’ve all seen the change in temperatures on a worldwide scale. But thanks to the Eastern Rivers and Mountains Inventory & Monitoring Network—part of the …

A changing climate: The what of it all

While unusual, a late April snowstorm is not a precedent. It’s a reminder that we live in a world with unpredictable weather patterns that grow more ferocious with time. Some call it climate …

Balancing act

It’s an axiom of sustainability that “you can’t manage what you don’t measure.” The saying is often attributed to Edwards Deming, a pioneering engineer and statistician …

Tusten to reestablish Conservation Advisory Council

TUSTEN, NY — The Upper Delaware is a region of incredible natural beauty. From its forests and streams to the waters of the Delaware River, the towns and the hamlets within the river corridor …

Sunny times for solar

As we weather the February “deep freeze,” it’s a pleasure to share great news about utility-scale solar energy. First: the latest annual benchmarking report for PV solar energy …

Connecting NASA climate science with the power of …

About Earth to Sky Earth to Sky (ETS) is an expanding partnership between NASA, the U.S. National Park Service (NPS), the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and similar organizations. Through …

Thoughts from a COP26 attendee

In November, I traveled from my family’s farm in the Catskill Mountains to the cobblestoned streets of Glasgow to better understand international climate politics and join scientists and …

Starting out with the why

We start with some simple foundations. Our climate is changing. With these changes, the weather is less predictable, and the environment is becoming less able to tolerate our overuse and …

The message of Janus

January takes its name from Janus, the deity ancient Romans believed presided over beginnings and endings; births and journeys; gateways, doors, bridges, borders and other points of transition; trade …

Oh the climate, it is a changin’

The timing, in one sense, is fortuitous. As world leaders gather in Glasgow, Scotland, for a two-week United Nations summit that could shape how and whether the world effectively slows climate change …

‘Is Luxton Lake a forgotten community?’

TUSTEN, NY — On September 12, Gov. Kathy Hochul announced that Sullivan County had been added to the Major Disaster Declaration that provides federal funding for recovery from Hurricane …

Monarchs in August

This summer, there have been some monarch butterflies, but not as many as in years past. Often, they can be spotted on various flowers, feeding on nectar. Gardens with brightly colored flowers draw …

Whom are we trying to fool?

Trees perform an environmental miracle, absorbing carbon dioxide (CO2) from the air during photosynthesis, releasing the oxygen that we breathe and storing the carbon harmlessly in their roots, …

Hemlock forests and brook trout

NARROWSBURG, NY — A presentation at the August 5 meeting of the Upper Delaware Council (UDC) brought the topic of climate change to the center of discussion. Rich Evans, an ecologist who …

A cosmic debate

DAMASCUS, PA — The Farm Arts Collective inspired, educated and delighted with their most recent production, "Dream on the Farm."

Climate change, forests and trout

NARROWSBURG, NY — The Upper Delaware Council (UDC) will host a presentation on “Climate Change and our Hemlock Forests and Brook Trout” by Rich Evans on Thursday, August 5 at 7 p.m. …

Earth to Sky

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).
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