Tag: climate change

Your Views: Council’s actions belie ‘climate emergency’

To the editor: City Council recently deferred its decision for the proposed Landmark Overlook development across from the Landmark Redevelopment project. Council had many...

Your Views: Address climate change head on in Alexandria

To the editor: This summer we learned without a doubt that the world is facing a climate disaster. There have been droughts and fires across...

Your Views: Conservation is an equity issue

To the editor: As the president and CEO of America’s oldest forest conservation organization, I spend my days trying to help cities across America...

Your Views: Use science, not politics

To the editor: Alexandria is a small town that is controlled by an ancient natural watershed. Today’s city programs to address biodiversity loss and...

Your Views: A great project that can be greater

To the editor: Members of the Faith Alliance for Climate Solutions Alexandria Group are excited about the plan for redevelopment of the Landmark Mall site...

Council approves stormwater fee increase

By Will Schick | [email protected] City council unanimously passed an ordinance doubling the stormwater utility fee from $140 to $280 during Saturday’s public hearing. The increased...

Our View: Listen to the scientists

While in “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” a clue to the antagonist’s identity was to “follow the spiders,” generally following the flow...

Our View: A flood of poor policies

“It’s a one time thing – it just happens a lot,” Suzanne Vega wrote in the song “Cracking.” Vega’s line seems to have been co-opted...

Your Views: A healthy, prosperous post COVID-19 Alexandria

To the editor: The primary concern and focus now for Alexandria, indeed each of us, must be for the health and financial welfare for all...

Your Views: Karig and the PY Metro – Two peas in...

To the editor: Karig Estates and the Potomac Yard Metro have some of the same unfortunate themes coursing through their tortured history. In both projects...