Trump Administration Hardens Its Attack on Climate Science

By Coral Davenport and Mark Landler May 27, 2019 WASHINGTON — President Trump has rolled back environmental regulations, pulled the United States out of the Paris climate accord, brushed aside dire predictions about the effects of climate change, and turned the term “global warming” into a punch line rather than a prognosis. Now, after two […]

Identify Threats To Our Future

Throughout human history we have faced threats of various kinds; war, disease, and famine are but a few. But at the recent International Planetary Defense Conference held in Maryland, 300 scientists from China, France, Germany, Israel, Italy, Russia and the United States met to discuss ways to defend the Earth from an asteroid hit. In […]

We Need Wisdom

Amidst all the political noise, outright nonsense, and yes, some legitimate news that is being broadcast ad nauseam on radio and television these days, an extremely dangerous and ever-growing threat to our planet continues to loom in the future. But the topic of human-caused climate change is rarely discussed in the media, yet it is […]

Environmental group: Methane pollution higher than PA thinks

  Reid Frazier February 15, 2018 | 7:00 PM An environmental group says that Pennsylvania’s gas drilling industry is releasing much more methane into the atmosphere than the state is reporting. Scientists at the Environmental Defense Fund calculated Pennsylvania’s Marcellus shale industry is emitting twice as much methane as companies are reporting to the state’s […]

Global Warming A Good Thing?

Imagine if someone reasoned that the asteroid which slammed into the Earth 65 million years ago, resulting in the extinction of about ¾ of the planet’s species – including the dinosaurs – was a “good” thing because it gave rise to the mammals – including eventually homo sapiens. Keep in mind that event was entirely […]

A Tiny Town’s Resistance To Shale Gas Is Put To The Test

by Andrew Maykuth, Staff Writer – JAMES CITY, Pa. – Highland Township’s rebellion against the fossil-fuel state began more three years ago, when word spread that Seneca Resources Corp. wanted to convert a depleted natural-gas well into a site for disposing of wastewater from Marcellus Shale drilling operations. Marsha Buhl, who had some unpleasant experiences […]

Residents Ask Elk County Commissioners To Oppose Fracking

By Katie Weidenboerner RIDGWAY – Half a dozen concerned citizens asked the Elk County Commissioners Tuesday morning to sign a resolution opposing fracking, a plea that came moments after the board approved to distribute more than $50,000 in grant funding from Marcellus Shale impact fees to municipalities and non-profits. “These are some wonderful things […]

Pennsylvanians Against Fracking And Friends Travel To Harrisburg PA To 100th Annual Pennsylvania Farm Show

January 9, 2015 The Honorable Tom Wolf Governor Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 225 Main Capitol Building Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17120 Dear Governor Wolf, We, the concerned farmers of Pennsylvania, begin this letter with both hope and fear. Our hopes are that you will read the following with careful consideration and that our heartfelt sentiments will reach you. […]

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