Oil Companies Lying to You

Jan 17, 2023 Aaron Dunbar Letter to the Editor Marietta Times “On January 12th, the New York Times published an article entitled “Exxon Scientists Predicted Global Warming, Even as Company Cast Doubts, Study Finds.” I was actually quite… Read More

On climate, making Manchin irrelevant is the only path

WVGazettemail July 26, 2022 Eric Engle The world is being scorched. Europe is suffering under massive heatwaves, as is the U.S, and China. Wildfires, droughts, collapsing glaciers and devastating floods are becoming ubiquitous globally. The U.S’s fastest growing cities like Scottsdale, Arizona… Read More

EPA ruling far from ‘pro-life’

Letters to the editor  Jul 9, 2022 Aaron Dunbar editorial@newsandsentinel.com On June 24, America’s far right Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision establishing the constitutionality of abortion in the United States. But what… Read More

The war we cannot afford to lose

Marietta Times Apr 6, 2022 Dr. Randi Pokladnik Dr. Svitlana Krakovska, a Ukrainian climate scientist and member of the International Panel on Climate Change recently said, “Human induced climate change and the war on Ukraine have the same… Read More

The fossil fuel quandary

Marietta Times Apr 5, 2022 Vic Elam Much is being made nowadays about a perception that the United States needs to increase fossil fuel production in the form of natural gas (methane) and oil production. The argument being… Read More

Climate advocates won’t be silenced

Marietta Times Jan 31, 2022 Aaron Dunbar A few days ago, I learned that an acquaintance of mine, a whip-smart environmental scientist and educator, would no longer be publishing her long-standing weekly column in a small-town Ohio newspaper…. Read More

Habitat

Jan 31, 2022 Vic Elam Letter to the Editor Marietta Times 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… Read More

Stop issuing fracking permits

Letters to the Editor Marietta TimesJan 10, 2022Maggie Meyer I am a life-long resident of Appalachia. I grew up in West Virginia and for twenty years I have lived in beautiful Marietta, enjoying the local parks and walking them…. Read More

Recent Tornadoes bring climate change to the forefront

Dec 17, 2021 George Banziger While our immediate attention should be directed at relief efforts for the thousands of people who have lost loved ones, are injured, homeless, and without jobs and their personal possessions, we should still… Read More

Get the facts correct

Randi Pokladnik Letters to the editor The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Nov 20, 2021 A Nov. 13 letter titled “U.S. Weather Bureau Report” was a classic example of unsubstantiated claims. The author refers to the November 1922 edition of… Read More