Climate Corner: Plug in, Mid-Ohio Valley

Oct 1, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com The Environmental Protection Agency reports that the transportation sector is the #1 source of carbon pollution in the United States. At 29% in 2021, transportation now generates the largest share of greenhouse… Read More

Climate Corner: Proposed plant a dangerous distraction

Sep 24, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com The company Competitive Power Ventures Inc. has announced plans to build a combined-cycle natural gas power plant in West Virginia, an 1,800-megawatt facility representing a $3 billion investment that could potentially be… Read More

Climate Corner: Cleaning up from the past

Sep 17, 2022 George Banziger Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner One of the most daunting tasks confronting those areas that comprise the Appalachian region is the repair of damage caused by the unfettered extraction of oil and gas that… Read More

Climate Corner: Easy to ignore big picture

Sep 10, 2022 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com A man opens a newspaper and reads the headline: “Climate endgame: Risk of human extinction ‘dangerously underexplored.’” He reads a paragraph into the story before folding the paper and skipping to the… Read More

Climate Corner: Climate change impacts the health of children

Sep 3, 2022 Linda Eve Seth editorial@newsandsentinel.com “If you don’t act against climate change, then no matter how much money you leave for your children, it’ll not even cover their healthcare bills, due to living in an unhealthy… Read More

Suggested Readings for September

MOVCA August 2022 Selected Media Postings Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing in The Marietta Times: August 27, 2022  Local News article  by Evan Bevins    Article also appeared in the News & Sentinel. Both links below “Local entities react… Read More

Climate Corner: Inflation Reduction Act offers hope

Aug 27, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com The recent passage of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 has been both applauded and looked upon with disappointment by many in the environmental movement, but one important aspect of the law… Read More

Op-ed: Plenty of drawbacks in Inflation Reduction Act

Aug 20, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com Sen. Joe Manchin III, D-W.Va., shocked us all recently when he agreed to support, and then voted to actually pass, climate and energy legislation known as the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022…. Read More

Climate Corner: Water Protectors update

Aug 20, 2022 Giulia Mannarino editorial@newsandsentinel.com Last summer, more than a thousand people participated in the Treaty People Gathering (TPG), a protest against the Line 3 pipeline being constructed by Enbridge, a Canadian energy transportation company. This pipeline… Read More

Climate Corner: Divorce your lawn

Aug 13, 2022 Randi Pokladnik editorial@newsandsentinel.com This year Californians had to do something that many of us would have a hard time doing … they had to let their lawns die. The drought in that state became so… Read More