Climate Corner: Re-imagine Appalachia

Sep 18, 2021 George Banziger editorial@newsandsentinel.com There has been a lot of frightening and vividly portrayed news about extreme weather lately that has brought our collective attention to the urgent need to address human-caused climate change. Unstoppable wildfires… Read More

A Price on Carbon

By George Banziger Sept. 6, 2021 There has been a lot frightening and vividly portrayed news about extreme weather lately that has brought our collection attention to the urgent need to address human-cause climate change. Unstoppable wildfires caused… Read More

Too Much Fracking Waste & Too Many Unanswered Questions

Christopher Schmitt, Patch Staff Posted Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm ET Marietta native George Banziger expresses grave concerns about how fracking and injection wells are affecting Washington County. MARIETTA, OH — This is a news release… Read More

Climate Corner: What Can an Individual Do?

Jul 31, 2021 George Banziger editorial@newsandsentinel.com Human-caused climate change is rapping on our collective door with increasing urgency and with palpable visibility—even in the Mid-Ohio Valley. Before this summer we knew about oceans rising, warming, and becoming more… Read More

Climate Corner: It’s time for us to reimagine Appalachia

May 29, 2021 George Banziger Parkersburg News and Sentinel People in the Appalachian region have for generations assumed that good-paying union jobs had to involve the sacrifice of their health–even their lives–in extractive industries such as coal. New… Read More