Adam Wernick is a freelance writer and composer in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Adam Wernick is a freelance writer, playwright and composer. Since 2014, he has written numerous articles for pri.org and theworld.org, with a particular focus on the environment, health and science.
In his parallel career as a composer and writer for theater, Adam has worked with major companies throughout the US, such as The Guthrie Theater, The Shakespeare Theatre Company, Denver Center Theater Company, Classic Stage Company, The Kennedy Center, and others.
After living in Philadelphia for many years, Adam Wernick now lives in Saint Paul, Minnesota.
The horrors of Russia’s war in Ukraine are funded in large part by the fossil fuels it sells to the world. Climate activist and writer Bill McKibben says the US should rapidly manufacture electric heat pumps and send them to European homes as a way to permanently weaken Vladimir Putin’s oil-and gas-fueled war machine — and fight climate change, too.
If climate change continues on its current trajectory, over 200 million climate refugees could be displaced worldwide by the year 2050.
Climate change could be disastrous for human civilization, warns a new report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
Wildfires have been raging in Patagonia, on the tip of South America, where until recently fires were rare — an unwelcome sign of things to come, scientists say.
“Don’t Look Up,” Adam McKay’s latest feature film, uses humor and the metaphor of an impending, Earth-obliterating comet to satirize the ideological denial of climate change.
Lead contamination in drinking water can have serious impacts on growing brains, including cognitive issues in the short term and mental illnesses years after the exposure ends.
The nonprofit investigative newsroom ProPublica recently created an interactive map that highlights the EPA’s failure to account for cumulative cancer risk for Americans who live near several industrial facilities.
Tom Lovejoy, along with his colleague EO Wilson, shaped humanity’s understanding of biodiversity and the importance of keeping vital ecosystems intact.