Habitat

Often referred to in terms of the wildlife needs of shelter, water, food, and space, habitat also applies to humans.  In ecological terms habitat is often defined as an assemblage of animals and plants that live in a… Read More

Climate Corner: Economics, energy and employment

Jan 22, 2022 George Banziger editorial@newsandsentinel.com There are certain demographic and economic trends that have been evident for decades in this region of Appalachia and that can be addressed given the opportunities presented by the investment of federal… Read More

Climate Corner: Billionaires won’t save us

Jan 15, 2022 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com “Amazon won’t let us leave” Last month, these became the final words sent by warehouse worker Larry Virden to his girlfriend Cherie Jones, when a monster tornado collapsed an Amazon warehouse facility… Read More

Suggested Readings for January

November – December 2021 MOVCA Selected Media Postings Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing online in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: November, 8, 2021 Opinion by Thomas Minney and Beth Wheatley, The Nature Conservancy in West Virginia “Op-ed: Climate… Read More

Climate Corner: Tar Sands oil extraction continues to threaten climate

Jan 8, 2022 Randi Pokladnik editorial@newsandsentinel.com When President Biden revoked the permit of the Keystone XL Pipeline in January 2021, he stated, “permitting the pipeline would undermine U.S. climate leadership by undercutting the credibility and influence of the… Read More

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner: Across the globe

Jan 1, 2022 Linda Eve Seth editorial@newsandsentinel.com “Global climate change has a profound impact on the survival and development of mankind. It is a major challenge facing all countries.” — Hu Jintao *** The environmental and economic changes… Read More