Climate Corner: Re-imagine Appalachia

Sep 18, 2021 George Banziger editorial@newsandsentinel.com There has been a lot of frightening and vividly portrayed news about extreme weather lately that has brought our collective attention to the urgent need to address human-caused climate change. Unstoppable wildfires… Read More

Climate Corner: Save the grandchildren

Sep 11, 2021 Dr. Randi Pokladnik What will it take to motivate Americans into action? Two of the happiest days of my life were when we welcomed our two granddaughters into the world in 2004 and 2005. At… Read More

A Price on Carbon

By George Banziger Sept. 6, 2021 There has been a lot frightening and vividly portrayed news about extreme weather lately that has brought our collection attention to the urgent need to address human-cause climate change. Unstoppable wildfires caused… Read More

Warning signs

Rebecca Phillips Marietta Times Sep 6, 2021 Weather-related tragedies are everywhere we look. On Sunday, Hurricane Ida left a path of destruction in Louisiana and is now tracking northeast, with flood warnings issued as far north as Cape… Read More

Suggested readings for September

August 2021 MOVCA Selected Media Postings Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing online in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Saturday August 14   Uncategorized article “Hydrogen-powered vehicles: A realistic path to clean energy?” Saturday August 7/ Sunday August 8, 2021… Read More

Climate Corner: Recycle/repurpose

Aug 28, 2021 Nenna Davis editorial@newsandsentinel.com Recycling is not a new concept. I remember waiting for the milkman to deliver cold milk and cottage cheese. These products were delivered in glass containers, which, once emptied, we would set… Read More

Code Red for Humanity

August 26, 2021  Letter-to-Editor by Vic Elam, Marietta, Ohio “Code red for humanity” that is what United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterras stated, in regard to the latest report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).  With more… Read More

Too Much Fracking Waste & Too Many Unanswered Questions

Christopher Schmitt, Patch Staff Posted Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm ET Marietta native George Banziger expresses grave concerns about how fracking and injection wells are affecting Washington County. MARIETTA, OH — This is a news release… Read More

Climate Corner: Climate change makes allergies worse

Cynthia Burkhart editorial@newsandsentinel.com “Leaves of three, let it be!” I first learned this little rhyme many years ago, when I was a Brownie Scout in my cute little brown uniform and dark brown beanie hat. Of course, there… Read More

Climate Corner: Corporate disinformation

Aug 14, 2021 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com On Aug. 9, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body that assesses the science related to climate change, issued its most recent and most comprehensive assessment report with… Read More