Published Writers

Ellen Banks

Opinion: Limits on solar production don’t make sense  Published in Lockport Journal, November 23, 2020

Letter: Climate change demands our society thinks ahead– Published in Buffalo News, December 16, 2018

Letter: Check out electric buses visiting Buffalo this week – Published in Buffalo News on July 11, 2017

Letter:  Kudos to Lakota Nation for Trying to Halt Pipeline – Published in Buffalo News on October 5, 2016

Another Voice:  Offshore wind is part of the clean energy future – Published in Buffalo News on May 4, 2016

Larry Beahan

Letter:  Billionaires should spend their money right here on earth – Published in Buffalo News, July 17, 2021

Another Voice:  Another Voice: Bitcoin mining imperils N.Y.’s renewable energy goals – Published in Buffalo News, May 15. 2021

Another Voice:  Meeting environmental goals demands some tough choices   –  Published in Buffalo News, October 23, 2020

Letter: NFTA bus upgrades seem long overdue  – Published in Buffalo News, August 3, 2020

Another Voice: New York pension fund needs to dump fossil fuels  – Published in Buffalo News, May 26, 2020

Letter: State must get to work on tackling climate change -Published in Buffalo News, March 9, 2020

Letter: Letter: Trump’s deniability is not so plausible – Published in the Buffalo News, January 17, 2020

Another Voice: Electric cars are a pleasant way to fight climate change – Published in Buffalo News, January 13, 2020

Letter: Queen City plan ignores historical weather pattern – Published in Buffalo News, December 13, 2019

Letter: Businesses would shine brighter by using LEDs– Published in Buffalo News, November 11, 2019

Another Voice: Solar and wind power can help farmers prosper – Published in Buffalo News, November 5, 2019

Letter:  Soap Box Derby, solar energy both need a concerted effort   Published in Buffalo News on August 26, 2019

Another Voice: Northern Access Pipeline would scar Zoar Valley  – Published in Buffalo News on April 18, 2019

Another Voice:   Wind Turbines are Vital to Future Energy Needs – Published in Buffalo News on August 2, 2019

My View: Mail and rail memories echo from Central Terminal Published in Buffalo News May 15, 2019

Another Voice: Another Voice: Adirondack Mountain Club chapter supports Lighthouse Wind – Published in Buffalo News on January 27, 2019

Another Voice:  County’s forestry plan puts profits above stewardship – Published in Buffalo News on November 21, 2018

Letter: Salamanders in Salamanca (Hellbender) | Reptiles Canada Forums – Published in Buffalo News on March 17, 2013

Another Voice: Review of EIS shows fracking remains dangerous – Published in Buffalo News on November 3, 2011

Another Voice: Erie County Forest – The Parks Misled Us On Logging- Published in the Buffalo News on August 22, 2006

Charley Bowman

Letter:  Letter: New York must heed alarm on climate change threat – Published in Buffalo News on September 21, 2018

Another Voice: State shouldn’t bail out nuclear plants – Published in Buffalo News, August 22, 2017

Letter: Wind project will not have negative impact on air base – Published in Buffalo News, June 27, 2017

Buffalo News Opinion: Wind Farm will not hurt training at Falls air base  By Charley Bowman, May 17, 2016

Another Voice:  State shouldn’t bail out nuclear power plants- Published in Buffalo News, July 27, 2016

Buffalo News Opinion:  Letter: Transport of Bakken crude places environment at risk – By Charley Bowman, March 11, 2016

Robert Ciesielski

Another Voice:  Renewable energy brings blue skies, economic growthPublished in the Buffalo News on July 27, 2020

Another Voice: Energy growth act needed for New York State to meet its goalsPublished in the Buffalo News, March 22, 2020

Another Voice: Climate leadership act is a step forward for N.Y. State – Published in the Buffalo News, July 15, 2019

Letter:  New York climate legislation deserves full citizen support – Published in the Buffalo News, June 2, 2019

Another Voice: State Sierra Club endorses Somerset-Yates wind project  Published in Buffalo News, December 1, 2018

Another Voice:  Wind turbines offer economic and environmental opportunity –   Published in Buffalo News, April 25, 2018

Another Voice:  New York takes the lead on methane pollution as Washington retreats Published in Buffalo News,  April 28, 2017

Another Voice:  Renewable energy will benefit everyone  Published in Buffalo News, March 15, 2017

Buffalo News Opinion: NFTA should consider electric-powered buses  October 2, 2015

Roger Cook

Letter: Another Voice: Moral, democratic values must not be discarded  – Published in Buffalo News, January 19, 2021 (co-writers on the article included: Khalid J. Qazi, Sue Tannehill and Stan Bratton).

Letter:  Collins should disavow not support Donald Trump – Published in Buffalo News on October 20, 2016

Bill Nowak

Letter:  Cuomo is acting correctly in addressing climate crisis – Published in Buffalo News on August 12, 2020

Letter: Renew: Renewables making remarkable progress – Published in Buffalo News on July 12, 2017

Opinion: Support Geothermal Tax Credit- Published in Times Union, November 17, 2016

Another Voice: Geothermal tax credit would help protect jobs across New York – Published in the Buffalo News, August 22, 2016

Letter: Everyone should have great friend like mine – Published in Buffalo News, July 9, 2014 

Letter: Replace fossil fuels with clean energy – Published in Buffalo News, March 21, 2014

Letter: Buffalo’s green future is a grass-roots effort– Published in Buffalo News, December 4, 2013

Lynda Schneekloth

Another Voice: Public’s voice needed in infrastructure discussion – Published in the Buffalo News, August 24, 2020

Another Voice:Pandemic points us toward more holistic ways to live –Published in the Buffalo News on March 22, 2020

Another Voice:  The shoreline belongs to the water, not to developers Published in the Buffalo News on January 20,2020

Another Voice: Two events remind us to cherish our beautiful waters– Published in the Buffalo News, October 6, 2019

LetterApollo moon landing proves we can face climate change  Published in Buffalo News, July 26, 2019

Another Voice:  Students sound the alarm on climate change – The Buffalo News March 24, 2019

Another Voice:  Climate change demands collective action, By Lynda Schneekloth, The Buffalo News October 25, 2017

Another Voice: New York is leading the way on climate change – OpinionBy Lynda Schneekloth, The Buffalo News June 5, 2016

Another Voice: Movement will restore a deep connection to the Earth, The Buffalo News, January 8, 2015

Sara Schultz

Letter: Trashercising’ yields healthy way to fight litterPublished in Buffalo News, April 28, 2020

LetterSara Schultz ⋆ My Jewish Buffalo – Published in Buffalo Jewish Federation, May 15, 2020

Letter: Let’s ensure DEC is properly funded– Published in Buffalo News, May 15, 2013

Richard Steinberg

Letter:NFTA electric buses benefit economy, environment, lives– Published in Buffalo News on March 10, 2021

Another Voice: Reducing air pollution plays a role in social justice – Published in Buffalo News, July 10, 2020

Letter: Letter- Green economy must replace dangerous fossil fuels– Published in Buffalo News, February 1, 2019

Letter: Erie County is making strides in democracy  Published in Buffalo News, November 30, 2018

Another Voice: Electric buses are cost-effective and healthier  Published in Buffalo News, October 6, 2017

Letter: Fracking threatens natural environmental wonders– Published in Buffalo News, August 24, 2014

John Stith

Another Voice: Tariffs help those who are already wealthy Published in Buffalo News on March 20, 2018

Diana Strablow

Another Voice: National Fuel should abandon pipeline project  Published in Buffalo News, April 29, 2021

John Szalasny

Letter: Bitcoin is the new fracking in harmful impacts Published in Buffalo News, July 9, 2021

Article:  How Does New York Clean Up Its 200 Year Fossil Fuel Production Legacy?  Published in Buffalo Rising, June 14, 2021

Letter:  Letter: Biden’s emissions goal merits more mainstream media notice – Published in Buffalo News, May 26, 2021

Article: Are New Bitcoin Operations and NYS Climate Goals Compatible? – Published in Buffalo Rising, May 8, 2021

Earth Day Message: Earth Day Message – Published on Spectrum Health Website, April 2021

Article:  Count Down to the Silent Spring of the 21st Century – Published in Buffalo Rising, March 22, 2021

Letter: Buffalo Must Be Prepared to House Climate Refuges – Published in Buffalo News, December 31, 2020

Article: Capturing More Clean Energy from the Niagara River – Published in Buffalo Rising, December 29, 2020

Letter:  Extended Producer Responsibilty Can Reduce Amherst Taxes  – Published in Amherst Bee, February 2021

Letter: Purchasing electric vehicles means ditching gas guzzlers–  Published in Buffalo News, February 19, 2021

Mailbag: Ortt wrong to oppose renewable energy projects– Published in Lockport Journal, January 26, 2021

LetterBiden should institute Climate Conservation Corps  –  Published in Buffalo News, November 18, 2020

Article:  Make plastic straws, cutlery available by request onlyPublished in Amherst Bee, August 19, 2020

Article: Break Free from Plastic Pollution Published in Buffalo Rising, August 18, 2020

Article:  Town of Amherst’s Million Tree Pledge – Published in Buffalo Rising, April, 2020

Letter: Petroleum Industry Cashing In On Pandemic – Published in Buffalo Rising, May 26, 2020

Letter: Tree initiative passes the ‘Seventh Generation’ principle Published in Amherst Bee, January 7, 2020

Letter: Governor Cuomo Proposes to Tackle a “Lightweight” Issue in His 2020 State of the State Address – Published in Buffalo Rising, December 30, 2019

Letter: Clean Energy Communities Should Support Clean Energy Projects – Published in Amherst Bee, August 20, 2019

Letter: Correct funding agenda is key to America’s success  Published in the Buffalo News, May 31, 2019

Letter: State lawmakers must act on added recycling – Published in Buffalo News, April 24, 2019

Letter: City of Buffalo is Considering a Ban on Styrofoam Food Service ContainersPublished in Buffalo Rising, April 15, 2019

Another Voice: Bring NYC’s plastic foam packaging ban to Buffalo -Published in Buffalo News, February 20, 2019

Letter: Town should look at banning Styrofoam – Published in the Amherst Bee, December 14, 2018

Letter: Plastic Waste and China’s Ban on Importing our Garbage – Buffalo Rising – Published in the Buffalo Rising on November 27, 2018

Letter: Wind projects bog down under Article 10– Published in the Buffalo Rising on November 27, 2018

Another VoiceFord should focus on its electric vehicles, not CAFE standardsPublished in Buffalo News on March 14, 2018

Letter:  More education needed to adapt power grid to renewablesPublished in the Buffalo News on December 11, 2017

Letter:  National gas exports too risky – Published in Amherst Bee on  December 7, 2017

Letter: Collins must stop trying to halt Lighthouse WindPublished in the Buffalo News on September 21, 2017

Letter: Climate change of larger impact– Published in the Amherst Bee on August 8, 2017

Another Voice: Should we believe industry or science? – Published in Buffalo News on July 14, 2017

Opinion: National security threatened by anti-wind bill– Published in The Lockport Journal on June, 13 2017

Opinion: Pipeline’s effects on air, water should sink it with NY State – Published in The Lockport Journal on March 29, 2017

Letter: What is Collins reason to be anti-wind – Published in The Daily News On-Line on February 2, 2017

Letter: Wind project will not impact Falls air base – Published in Buffalo News on January 15, 2017

Another Voice:  Exxon Mobil has a history of denying climate change– Published in Buffalo News on December 16, 2016

Letter: Trump policies would damage environment – Published in Buffalo News on October 2, 2016

Letter: Community should question state senator – Published in Amherst Bee on October 16, 2016

Letter: Buffalo should embrace Solar City Tesla merger – Published in Buffalo News on August 21, 2016

Letter:Economics have changed for pipeline project– Published in Amherst Bee on July 20, 2016

Letter: State should not grant approval for pipelines – Published in Buffalo News on May 19, 2016

Letter: Build a solar park at Huntley plant site – Published in Buffalo News on April 18, 2016

William H.  Townsend

Another Voice: West Valley cleanup is proceeding too slowly – Published in Buffalo News on January 7, 2018

Pat Townsend

My View: I’m a nuclear baby with apprehensions– Published in  Buffalo News on March 3, 2018

Jay Wopperer

Letter: Continue to uphold bird protection laws – Published in  Buffalo News on January 16, 2021