Climate Corner: Save the grandchildren

Sep 11, 2021 Dr. Randi Pokladnik What will it take to motivate Americans into action? Two of the happiest days of my life were when we welcomed our two granddaughters into the world in 2004 and 2005. At… Read More

Carbon capture

Jul 22, 2021 The Labor Energy Partnership led by the AFL-CIO and Energy Futures is proposing the Ohio River Valley become a hub for fossil-fuel generated hydrogen and carbon dioxide using carbon capture technology. The major industry contributing… Read More

We are in a climate crisis

The Randi Pokladnik July 18, 2021 For more than 800,000 years, the carbon-dioxide levels on Earth remained below 300 parts per million. However, since the beginning of the industrial revolution in the late 1800s and the burning… Read More

Climate Corner: River can’t be sewer, drinking water source

Jul 17, 2021 Randi Pokladnik The Ohio River gets its name from the Iroquois Indian word Oyo, meaning great river. It is formed by the confluence of the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers starting in Pittsburgh. The river… Read More

Climate Corner: Carbon capture sequestration technology won’t solve crisis

May 22, 2021 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Randi Pokladnik In its current state, carbon capture is another false promise when it comes to addressing the urgent need to decrease carbon dioxide emissions. The very industry that is a… Read More