Climate Corner: Volunteers can make a difference

Nov 27, 2021 Reed Byers editorial@newsandsentinel.com Appalachia is home to me. It is a place that holds rich history, majestic natural resources, and a deep-rooted culture that is duplicated nowhere else. A beautiful thing about our region is… Read More

Up to us to move forward

Nov 22, 2021 Charles Pickering editorial@newsandsentinel.com As West Virginians, we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity before us. The bipartisan infrastructure bill President Biden signed into law includes tens of billions in funding for cleantech investments, and the reconciliation bill,… Read More

Get the facts correct

Randi Pokladnik Letters to the editor The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Nov 20, 2021 A Nov. 13 letter titled “U.S. Weather Bureau Report” was a classic example of unsubstantiated claims. The author refers to the November 1922 edition of… Read More

Climate Corner: Resetting Earth’s thermostat

Nov 20, 2021 Cynthia Burkhart editorial@newsandsentinel.com As I am writing this, more than 190 world leaders and tens of thousands of negotiators, government representatives, businesses, and citizens are gathering in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th Global Climate Summit,… Read More

Manchin not serving the people of West Virginia

Local columns  Nov 13, 2021 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com In the Nov. 6 and 7 edition of the Parkersburg News and Sentinel, oil and gas industry lobbyists wrote a propaganda piece for the ages. While I’m sure they’re quite… Read More

Take action on climate change

Letters to the editor  Parkersburg News and Sentinel Nov 13, 2021 Giulia Mannarino We live in the most decisive decade for the future of our planet. The global scientists who raised the recent “Code Red For Humanity” alarm… Read More

Last Week Tonight with Congressman Bill Johnson

Letters to the Editor Marietta Times Nov 13, 2021 Aaron Dunbar I was delighted to see our own Congressman Bill Johnson appear in a recent episode of HBO’s Last Week Tonight. I was especially delighted to see host John… Read More

Climate Corner: A look back at a record hot summer

Nov 13, 2021 Dr. Danesha Seth Carley editorial@newsandsentinel.com Picture this: It’s July, the sun is out, the grass is wilting, and the neighbor’s kids are gleefully running through a sprinkler right down the street. On this peaceful morning… Read More

Climate Corner: The environmental costs of cheap fashion

Nov 6, 2021 Randi Pokladnik editorial@newsandsentinel.com A few years ago, I attended a Climate Reality Training Conference in Minneapolis. One of the speakers was involved in sustainable fashion. She told us what prompted her to leave the world… Read More

Suggested Readings for November

October 2021 MOVCA Selected Media Postings Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing on-line in the Charleston Gazette-Mail: October 28, 2021   Op-Ed by Sean O’Leary, Ohio River Valley Institute “Sean O’Leary: A coal bailout too pricy even for Manchin” https://www.wvgazettemail.com/opinion/op_ed_commentaries/sean-oleary-a-coal-bailout-too-pricy-even-for-manchin-opinion/article_4d8198d6-bbdd-5e79-aac2-faf5b2ef3395.html… Read More