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

Climate Corner: Bipartisanship, money should not be focus

Aug 7, 2021 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com A bipartisan infrastructure bill is moving through the U.S. Senate, slowly but surely, and is being touted by the White House as a major achievement. The $1.2 trillion bill (with approximately $550… Read More

Engle: The house is on fire; will we stop lighting matches? (Opinion)

WV Gazette Mail 6/24/2021 As the White House and Congress discuss infrastructural investments, including green energy and sustainability, and ideas like tax code changes to pay for them, the time to act on the global climate crisis is… Read More

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner – It’s time to THRIVE

Local columns  Jun 5, 2021 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com To quote Johan Rockstrom, Vice-Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany, “An emergency is calculated by risk divided by time. Risk… Read More

Climate Corner: Methanol facility a bad idea for valley

May 8, 2021 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com The company West Virginia Methanol, Inc. submitted a permit application in November 2020 to build a facility in Pleasants County on a former carbon black site along the Ohio River. The West… Read More