February Newsletter

Dear CCL State College members, This week I came across The Environmental Voter Project’s recent report titled, “Voter drop-off in Battleground States.” They surveyed and analyzed environmental voters in PA and nine other states in anticipation of the 2022 midterm elections. While young voter turnout drops off in midterm elections in every state in the report, PA stands out with 86% of the environmental voters unlikely to vote in November falling between the ages of 18-34. These voters are most prevalent around the Penn State main campus, as well… Read More »February Newsletter

UAJA solar project to create $7 million in energy savings

By DICK JONESSpecial to the Gazette STATE COLLEGE — The University Area Joint Authority’s solar energy project is expected to create at least $7 million in energy savings over a 30-year span. That’s what a group of 50 people, including municipal and county officials and members of Citizens’ Climate Lobby, learned during a presentation and tour on Sept. 22. Cory Miller, UAJA’s executive director, explained the finances, benefits, maintenance and administration of the solar energy effort, which is a public-private partnership between UAJA and New… Read More »UAJA solar project to create $7 million in energy savings

Renewable Energy Investments Needed

Letter to the Editor by Ken Riznyk I read with great interest the recent article in the CDT about states investing millions of dollars in flood control projects. Texas will spend $793 million, $15 million in Iowa, $10 million in Arkansas and millions in other states. The article states that a National Climate Assessment released by the White House warned that “natural disasters in the U.S. are worsening because of global warming. We can expect more frequent storms and storms of increased intensity in addition… Read More »Renewable Energy Investments Needed

Climate Change Solutions

Welcome to the State College Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby! We meet the third Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7pm at Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Centre County,780 Waupelani Drive Ext, State College 16801. To join our group, email PAStateCollege@citizensclimatelobby.org , or come to a meeting.