Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action sets Earth Day events

Apr 18, 2019 From staff reports editoral@newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action has announced plans for Earth Day events. Activities include the presentation of the National Geographic documentary, “Paris to Pittsburgh,” 7 p.m. today in the fellowship… Read More

Wake up to the reality of climate change

Apr 17, 2019 As we approach Earth Day on April 22, I am thinking about the first Earth Day as a teach-in by Sen. Gaylord Nelson from Wisconsin to draw attention to what was happening to our earth… Read More

WVU-P Ecohawks to host Earth Day event

Apr 16, 2019 PARKERSBURG — West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s student environmental group, the Ecohawks, will host an Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 22 in the College Activities Center. The event is free and open… Read More

Humans drive climate change

Apr 14, 2019 A study out in March in the British peer-reviewed journal Nature Climate Change showed that anthropogenic (human-caused) global climate change is a virtual certainty. Global scientists are 99.9999 percent sure, according to the study, that… Read More

Fourth annual W.Va. Solar Congress coming to Charleston

By Clint Thomas Metro staff Apr 11, 2019 Top of Form Bottom of Form The fourth annual West Virginia Solar Congress will meet from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention… Read More

Marietta City Council expanding solar energy

Apr 10, 2019 Janelle Patterson Special to The News and Sentinel jpatterson@mariettatimes.com MARIETTA – Marietta City Council is moving forward on a new power purchase agreement with Pickering Energy Solutions to add solar power to another city building this… Read More

Pickering to speak at League of Women Voters meeting

Apr 7, 2019 From staff reports editoral@newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — A local authority on solar energy will speak to the League of Women Voters of Wood County at 6 p.m. April 22 in the Parkersburg City Council chambers. Chip… Read More

Climate documentary to be presented at Parkersburg forum

Apr 7, 2019 From staff reports editoral@newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — “Paris to Pittsburgh,” a National Geographic documentary, will be shown by Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action at its Third Thursday public forum 7 p.m. April 18 at the First Christian… Read More

Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act

Apr 5, 2019 It was with grateful appreciation that I learned that the U.S. House of Representatives had added to their docket H.R. Bill 763; The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act. Bill 763 offers for the newly… Read More