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December 13, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Why aren’t we doing anything about climate change?

By | Aug 31, 2016

Despite the impending threat to health and security that climate change poses, politicians and voters are not talking about the environment. Addressing climate change should be at the top of the agenda for everyone right now.

Climate warriors: exploring ways to combat climate change

By The Ithacan | Apr 27, 2016

PHOTOS BY FERNANDO FERRAZ/ THE ITHACAN
The Climate Solutions Fair: We Can Fix This & It Will Be Fun was help on April 23 in Press Bay Alley.

Ithaca College hosts panel on climate change

By | Apr 16, 2016

Ithaca College’s Textor 102 was crowded with almost 300 students, faculty, staff and community members April 13. Experts offered firsthand accounts of international sustainability efforts, urging audience members to get involved with local efforts any way they can.

Commentary: Clean Power Plan is neither clean nor powerful

By | Mar 1, 2016

While a lateral shift from coal to gas will decrease carbon dioxide emissions, it will also almost certainly increase emissions of an even more powerful form of heat-trapping carbon: methane.

Q&A: Professor learns about sustainable living in Iceland

By | Aug 25, 2015

“This is a place where people are extremely conscious that they have to put back what they take away from the environment, and they’ve learned to do that.”

Thank You, Climate Hero

By | Apr 26, 2015

On April 20th, Heather Doyle plead guilty to her actions at Dominion’s Cove Point LNG export terminal in Lusby, Maryland on Feb.

An Uncertain Future

By | Apr 18, 2015

My participation in the Great March for Climate Action over the course of five months changed my thoughts and perceptions on a lot of things. One thing I didn’t expect it to change was my firmly held plans about motherhood.

Syracuse University divests

By | Apr 4, 2015

One of the best things Ithaca College can do to fulfill its goal of benefiting others, in specific regards to communities and individuals affected by industry and climate change, is to remove all ties to fossil fuels. That includes divesting our endowment.

Oil workers on strike

By | Feb 9, 2015

Just yesterday, about 1,400 workers from two more oil refineries — BP’s Whiting and Toledo, Ohio operations — joined the strike, now 11 refineries strong. The Climate March walked through both of these refineries. I imagine some of the very same workers we spoke to in Whiting are now risking their livelihood to demand better working conditions.

Do humans cause climate change? Let’s vote.

By | Jan 23, 2015

Can you imagine what would happen if our representatives sat down to vote on whether homosexuals are born with their sexuality or if they choose it? Or what if there was a vote deciding that, despite hard numbers clearly demonstrating women are paid less than men for the same work, this was not actually the case?

53 miles to Ithaca

By | Jan 13, 2015

Tonight I have filled the hiking backpack I got for Christmas to the brim with all the supplies and equipment I will need for a five day, 53 mile journey from my home in Geneva to my second home in Ithaca. After I finish this blog post I will go to bed and try to get a full night’s rest, because tomorrow, for the first time in a while, I will be rising with the sun to walk.

Risky Business

By | Nov 16, 2014

My heart was pounding as I brushed the excess sand off the jar, and it wasn’t because I was risking trespass charges. It was because I knew there was a chance I was risking my life. Once I screwed the lid on, I frantically brushed my gloves off on my pant leg, and then did the best I could to shake the stuff off my pants. A little voice in my head told me that trying to decontaminate myself was futile, that if I had been smart I would have come here equipped with a mask. It could already be in my lungs.