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Once upon a time not long ago, my husband and I could jump into our car and, with few concerns, take off for a cross-country trip. That is no longer the case. Almost every day we are hit with …

In celebration of Earth Day, the historic Newtown Theatre is partnering with local environmental groups to present a special movie screening and informational discussion at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April …

Methane is one of the world’s largest contributors to climate change. In Pennsylvania, a significant contributor to methane emissions is orphaned and abandoned oil and gas wells. These wells are …

A new take on invasive plants

Standing out on the canal bridge, everything was hushed. Nothing moved. Then, a pop.Seconds later came the sound of a sprinkle of things hitting the ground.Small seeds danced on the asphalt as they …

Bucks County Commissioner Gene DiGirolamo said he’s reconsidered his earlier endorsement of the county’s lawsuit against some of the world’s largest oil companies and no longer supports the …

In a lawsuit filed Monday, Bucks County claimed several of the world’s major oil and gas companies knowingly deceived the public about the dangers of their products and ignored their impact on the climate.

Redemption in the forest

A change in fortune had me working from home the last couple months of the year, instead of commuting to the city. It was a bit of a shock. Consequently, I had a constant ringside seat of the woods …

In response to votes from its shareholders, Costco has committed to reducing its contribution to climate change. However, the issuer of Costco’s credit card is Citi, which is the world’s …

State Sen. Steve Santarsiero recently hosted a telephone town hall highlighting how the state and region prepare for weather emergencies. “In light of recent severe storm events here and the active …

Chatterbox: The meaning is personal

Almost all children make their parents marvel at them, whether learning his/her first word or displaying some cognitive thought. Older parents with adult children marvel too; only the magnitude …

As someone who follows local and national news reports, I must tell you I am worried about the recent extreme heat and wildfires raging across the country. I feel for people who lose their lives and …

My last missive (April 6) included a lot of whining about “the winter that wasn’t.” Well Mother Nature, not content to allow humans, certainly not this human, to get any sort of grip on her, …

When planning a trip to a national park, one may think the best way to travel would be by car or RV, but Spencer McCullough has a different expedition in mind this summer.

I have always been keenly aware of, and interested in, how politics and national policies can impact peoples’ lives significantly. But I have been nearly oblivious to just how much climate change …

A Farm Bill for us all

When you hear the phrase “Farm Bill,” you probably don’t think about streams, trees, birds, or many of the other environmental highlights of our area because, after all, what do they have to do …

Growing up in Yardley, surrounded by lush forests and thriving farmland, the issue of climate pollution seemed like a remote reality. It would have shocked me to discover that less than 20 minutes …

“There is an emphasis and a great push to have Americans, and the rest of the world for that matter, to move from internal combustion engines to electric motors.” A guest opinion writer opens his …

Look deeper at electric vehicles

There is an emphasis and a great push to have Americans, and the rest of the world for that matter, to move from internal combustion engines to electric motors. That is to move from fossil fuels such …

The winter that wasn’t

My phone buzzed as I was walking out the door, and an alert about dangerous driving popped on the screen: black ice caused by an unusual “freezing fog.” Having totaled my car about 10 years ago on …

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