About Me: Lyndsey Brennan

Lyndsey Brennan has worked as a teacher, library assistant, and event planner in Ohio and Honduras. She is currently a master’s student in the journalism program at Kent State University, and serves as a graduate assistant for the Center for Scholastic Journalism, helping to organize and execute Ohio Scholastic Media Association (OSMA) workshops and conventions. [...]

How will climate change affect Cleveland’s poor communities?

The U.S. Global Change Research Program was founded in 1989 to help leaders understand and thoughtfully respond to man-made or naturally occurring changes in the environment, especially as they relate to climate change. About a year ago, this research program released a report put together by 300 experts from the government and private sector. Titled [...]

Why are evangelicals suspicious of climate change, and what is the cost of their skepticism?

When I was a part of conservative Christianity, enemies were everywhere. (Full disclosure: I’m not a Christian, but I was one – and kind of an intense one, to be honest – for 15 years.) LGBTQ people threatened traditional family values. NARAL and Planned Parenthood threatened the sanctity of life. Popular culture threatened our purity, [...]