Glenn Scherer

Glenn Scherer is senior editor of Blue Ridge Press. You can comment at scherer@blueridgepress.com.

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Saturday, December 06, 2014
Our Rivers in Trouble
Granville Beach was a secluded swimming hole on a snaky bend of the White River, the ideal place to meet Vermont neighbors on a hot summer day before 2011’s Hurricane Irene. Now, the sandy shore, deep waters overhung with box elders, streamside wildflowers, and the lively buzz of riparian birds and...
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Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Climate Change: Neck Deep in the Big Muddy
The Mississippi River has risen to levels never seen in U.S. history – lapping levee tops and threatening cities and hamlets from Memphis to the Gulf. Floodwaters cover an area bigger than Connecticut, the result of a record 90 inches of precipitation in the Midwest. Some would point an accusatory finger at human-caused global warming. But as any climatologist will tell you, no single weather event is attributable to global warming.
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