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Archive: Examining Climate

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Urban greening can help to combat climate change

By Paul Fedore / July 6, 2022
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As the population of urban areas continues to grow worldwide, it is essential to reconsider how these environments are constructed in order to help us better adapt to a changing climate, to help to mitigate its effects, and to provide residents with adequate and healthy living conditions. This is where urban greening can come into play.

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Sustainable Forestry is a Great Climate Solution

By Kristen Locy / May 20, 2022
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Pennsylvania is not called Penn’s Woods for nothing! Our state is rich in natural resources with dense hardwood forests, in addition to our fossil fuels below the ground. According to Penn State data, Pennsylvania is the nation’s top hardwood producer. Additionally, forest-based recreation and tourism is the state’s second-largest industry.

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Takeaways for Washington and Greene Counties from “Climate Solutions from the Frontlines of Environmental Justice”

By Lisa DePaoli / April 29, 2022
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It’s not often that environmental justice communities are centered in discussions about the solutions we need in order to address climate change. This is unfortunate for one critical reason: people who are most impacted by the climate crisis are the ones who know what has to happen to bring about real solutions. 

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How Did Coal Get Mixed Up with Cryptocurrency?

By Nick Hood / April 20, 2022
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Cryptocurrency is just about everywhere these days. The two most well known and currently used are Bitcoin and Ethereum, but there are numerous others out there as well.

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Solar Power is a Great Climate Solution. Here’s Why.

By Heaven Sensky / April 8, 2022
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When I first joined team CCJ back in 2019, I was tasked with supporting local community members in holding a Solar Festival in Greene County, the heart of Coal Country. Residents wanted to introduce the efficacy of solar power to their communities.

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A Transition is Needed: Yet, We Might Want to Question What We Are Transitioning Into

By Ethan Story / March 28, 2022
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Natural gas, once presented as an energy source to help the transition from coal, has transformed into a relatively inexpensive and reliable energy source worldwide. However, our reliance on fossil fuels has resulted in irreparable and immense destruction of land and lives. That is why there are many making the argument for a just transition. Part of this transition plan, very simply, is that we reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and slowly start to transition that reliance to renewable energy sources, such as solar and wind power. 

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