Climate Corner: No time to waste

May 21, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com 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: Transition time is now

Mar 19, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com Vladimir Putin is a petrostate autocrat, meaning Russia is a nation heavily dependent on oil and gas revenue and Putin, as an authoritarian who has made a mockery of any semblance of… Read More

Evolution of climate fight includes faith community

Feb 28, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com I usually ignore ridiculous and nonsensical diatribes like a letter to the editor in the Feb. 20 edition of the Parkersburg News and Sentinel titled “Trust God on climate,” but since the… Read More

Climate Corner: Not all West Virginians are Manchin fans

Jan 29, 2022 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com In a recent edition of The Charleston Gazette-Mail, President of the West Virginia Manufacturer’s Association Rebecca McPhail, stated “People outside our great state are entitled to their own opinions, but here in… Read More

Climate Corner: Industry shills making the public pay more

Dec 11, 2021 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com We at Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action understand the transition to hybrid and electric vehicles will take time as both the government and private sector move to accommodate the infrastructure needs of EVs… 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

Good plans to move from fossil fuels are out there

The Charleston Gazette-Mail. Oct. 22, 2021 Eric Engle 窗体顶端 窗体底端 In the Oct. 21 edition of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Rebecca McPhail, president of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, wrote a rather condescending op-ed discussing how vital fossil fuels… Read More

Climate Corner: Manchin involvement with coal a real problem

Oct 16, 2021 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com Sen. Joe Manchin III really likes throwing around the word “entitlements” lately. The senator keeps emphasizing when the media catches up with him that he doesn’t want our society to become an… Read More

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

The latest climate report is alarming (Opinion)

By Eric Engle Aug 10, 2021 Appearing on-line in the Charleston Gazette-Mail The sixth assessment report of Working Group I of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released Monday, and its findings are beyond dire. It… Read More