Dharna Noor

DHARNA NOOR is a staff writer at Earther whose writing has appeared in Truthout, Jacobin, and the Baltimore Beat.

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Fighting Off a Petrochemical Future in the Ohio River Valley

Rather than pouring public money into projects that put Pennsylvanians’ health and the climate on the line—and that could be doomed to collapse anyway—activists say officials should invest in more sustainable industries.

April 21, 2022

Solar energy is renewable, but is it environmentally just?

Solar energy is a commodity that is produced, and that it requires extractive industries and chemical industries and landscapes, end of life management plans. It doesn’t inherently come with sustainability.

September 7, 2019