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Newspaper articles and opinion pieces

Columns and feature articles written for the Sunday Rutland Herald and Barre-Montpelier Times-Argus in Vermont (and recently the Green Energy Times).

For each year, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, there is an indexed collection of my newspaper columns.

Environmental Journalism Revisited outlines the history, philosophy and vision of the Sunday Environment page; and gives an overview of the published content during the first four years.

This letter from the 1927 flood in Vermont was published in the Herald in memory of the Irene flood.

2010-07-18Human actions have local and global impacts
Rutland Herald
2009-06-21Protecting our forests
Rutland Herald
2008-12-14Our planet in common
Rutland Herald
2008-11-17Sustainable Systems
Rutland Herald
2008-10-05Care for our forests
Rutland Herald

Yearly Collections of my VT newspaper columns

These collections of articles blend science with a systems perspective as they go through the seasons, dealing with weather, climate, energy and policy issues. They encourage the reader to explore alternative and hopeful paths for themselves, their families and society. I have written them so that a scientist will perceive them as accurate (although simplified); while the public can relate their tangible experience of the weather to the much broader issues of climate and climate change.