Tag Archives: climate change

Mother Nature Does No Favors

(This essay was originally published as “Policies Must Respect, Protect Mother Nature,” on January 29, 2016, in the Newport Daily News.) The storms and low temperatures of the past few weeks remind us of the power and beauty of Mother … Continue reading

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American Exceptionalism on Climate Change

(Note: This essay was originally published as “Fred Zilian: Obama Leads on Climate, but Will U.S. Follow?” by the Providence Journal on December 17, 2015, and as “U.S. Out of Step in Fight Against Climate Change,” by the Newport Daily News … Continue reading

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To Help Climate: Decrease Footprint; Increase Handprint

(This essay was originally published in the Providence Journal on October 7, 2014.) President Obama’s speech at the United Nations on September 23, underlining the urgency for action on climate change to over 100 assembled world leaders at the UN … Continue reading

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What the Robins Tell Me: Climate Change Is Our Problem

(This essay was published originally by the Newport Daily News on February 12, 2014.)   Even before Rachel Carson’s book Silent Spring in 1962, I was environment-curious. Sixty years ago in northeast New Jersey, I watched the trash men haul away … Continue reading

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