Time for Manchin to act on climate

By Eric Engle Sep 27, 2021 West Virginia’s senior senator, Joe Manchin III, is certainly the talk of the town these days, so to speak. Or, perhaps, more like the talk of the world. The only way that… Read More

Climate Corner: Why biodiversity matters

Sep 25, 2021 Randi Pokladnik editorial@newsandsentinel.com While I was researching my masters thesis in 1998 on organic farming in Ohio, I came across a disturbing event in Jack Dole’s book, “Altered Harvest: Agriculture, Genetics and the Fate of… Read More

Time for Manchin to move on

Aaron Dunbar in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Sep 18, 2021 I have a message I’d like to deliver to Sen. Joe Manchin: Get out of the way, old man. Now, it’s not in my usual nature to… Read More

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 Appearing in the Marietta Times 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… 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