Lauren Steiner: I would highly encourage everyone who is unfamiliar with these neighborhoods and the people who sacrifice their health for us to take this tour when CBE offers it again next Saturday.
Walter Brasch: What is the connection between fracking, the environment and health? Research “strongly implicates exposure to gas drilling operations in serious health effects on humans, companion animals, livestock, horses, and wildlife.”
Walter Brasch: A new Pennsylvania law endangers public health by forbidding health care professionals from sharing information they learn about certain chemicals and procedures used in high volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing.
Sharon Kyle: Reducing carbon emissions will not stabilize the climate, going carbon negative for a long time might. As long as we get power from fossil fuel-fired power plants we cannot even hope to have a stable climate.
Adam Eran: One recent such sprawl-enabling designed-to-fail project is California’s proposed high speed “supertrain.” This would take years and cost billions to build.
Georgianne Nienaber: Is the Obama administration and BP engaging in politics and PR with a dangerous twist?