Climate Corner Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District anything but a conservancy

Jun 25, 2022 Randi Pokladnik The Muskingum Watershed Conservancy District includes parts or the entirety of 27 Ohio counties. All of these counties have seen some impact from oil and gas development. However, the counties of Carroll,… Read More

Climate Corner Climate change urgency that creates jobs

Jun 11, 2022 George Banziger Many thanks to Sen. Joe Manchin for his efforts at bipartisan solutions on climate legislation. Up to this point these efforts have not been successful, yet the importance of addressing climate change… Read More

Suggested Readings For June 2022

MOVCA May 2022 Selected Media Postings Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing in The Marietta Times: May 15, 2022 Local Column by George Banziger “Attendance important at meeting on injection well application” Appearing online in The Parkersburg News… Read More

Climate Corner: Foote predicted climate change 165 years ago

May 28, 2022 Linda Eve Seth Scientists understood the physics of climate change in the 1800s — thanks to a woman named Eunice Newton Foote. Foote (1819-1888), an American scientist (and distant relative of Sir Isaac Newton),… Read More

Climate Corner: No time to waste

May 21, 2022 Eric Engle The old cliche goes that, when you’re in a hole and trying to get out, you first stop digging. That is the opposite of what we’re doing when it comes to fossil… Read More

Climate Corner: Earth Day should be every day

May 14, 2022 Giulia Mannarino One of the first pictures taken of the Earth from the Moon was snapped by astronaut William Anders on Christmas Eve 1968. Anders, as well as astronauts James Lovell and Frank Borman,… Read More

Climate Corner: Capitalism and cancer

May 7, 2022 Randi Pokladnik Twenty years ago, I lost my mother to cancer. She died two months before her 70th birthday. Her cancer had already progressed to stage 3 by the time of her diagnosis. At… Read More

Climate Corner: Thank you, Mr. Bruce

Apr 30, 2022 Aaron Dunbar I’d like to take a moment to honor the sacrifice of the late Wynn Alan Bruce, who departed this life following an act of self-immolation outside the U.S. Supreme Court Building this… Read More

Climate Corner: Engage, inform on climate change

Apr 23, 2022 George Banziger After the 52nd annual Earth Day we should celebrate by striving to get more people engaged in action to address climate change. A majority of Americans accept the fact that global warming… Read More

Climate Corner: Youth vs. government

Apr 16, 2022 Giulia Mannarino Across the globe, youth are dissatisfied with their governments’ responses to the climate crisis. Recently, Lancet Planet Health published a report about the first large-scale investigation of climate anxiety in young people… Read More