In Ohio, the news lately is filled with stories that pit industry against the environment. But the storylines, and the accounting of costs, are often more complicated. Take, for example, the New York Times story last Friday on “The Connection Between Cleaner Air and Longer Lives." Economics professor and head of the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago, Michael...
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If we are to have any hope of stabilizing the Earth’s climate so our children will have a tolerable future, most fossil fuel reserves must remain in the ground unburned. Fossil fuel companies, however, have other plans.
After helping to win a ban on fracking for natural gas in New York state, activist and writer Sandra Steingraber wants to “de-normalize” our dependence on fossil fuels
Most Ohioans believe that global warming is happening, and they support programs to develop renewable energy sources and regulate carbon emissions. But they are less sure that global warming is caused by human activities or that it’s something to worry about in the near future.
While Washington starts to act on climate change—with the Senate voting to give money "to the economic and national security threats posed by human-induced climate change” (bi-partisan support included Senator Rob Portman)—Ohio is still frozen.
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- “Sea life can keep up with slow sea level rise but will be eliminated—like the campuses of Google, Oracle, Amazon”… https://t.co/E583w8LNp8
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- “We would be stumped if we couldn’t explain it” the physics involved in #climatechange @MichaelEMann distinguished… https://t.co/wfXib84h07
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- It's a nice day to #ThinkandDrink w/local sustainability champions and still enjoy the great outdoors of the Ralph… https://t.co/Xuuj1dJBO5
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