Climate action group accepting youth ambassador applications

Feb 8, 2023 The Marietta Times Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action (MOVCA) is now accepting applications for its Youth Climate Ambassador program for the coming school year. Students in the Mid-Ohio Valley who will be in grades 9-12 in the… Read More

Students Help Fight Climate Change

Anna Earl, Editor The PHS JournalDecember 16, 2022 Three students have been named Climate Ambassadors by the Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action group. This opportunity was offered to high school students across the Mid-Ohio Valley and was ultimately offered… Read More

MC Global Marketing Students Win MOVCA 2021 PSA Contest

Dec 14, 2021 Photo provided: Students in Marietta College Global Marketing class, with PSA contest winners holding prize checks awarded by MOVCA. Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action awarded prizes to two teams from the Global Marketing class at Marietta… 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

Cutting Carbon Pollution Quickly Would Save About 74 Million Lives, Study Finds

July 29, 20215:00 AM ET Rebecca Hersher Twitter A wind farm in Wyoming generates electricity for a region that used to be more dependent on coal-fired power plants. A new study finds that millions of lives could be… Read More

The Recycling Myth

Big Oil’s solution for plastic waste littered with failure Bales of plastic waste piled up at advanced recycling firm Renewlogy in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 18, 2021. The company said its technology could turn hard-to-recycle plastic… Read More

Wood County officials offer moral support to ‘Reimagine Appalachia’

Local News  Jul 16, 2021 Brett Dunlap Reporter Dawn Weidner and Jean Ambrose of “Reimagine Appalachia” spoke before the Wood County Commission on Thursday to discuss support for efforts to have more federal money invested in this region… Read More

Climate Change and the Coming Appalachia Land Rush

By Nick Brumfield on July 13, 2021 / 0 Comments  Turn on the news any day, and you’ll likely see stories about the increasing effects of climate change. Unprecedented wildfires in California, sea level rise in Florida, even the subway flooding in… Read More

MOVCA promotes ‘WV3C’ webinars during transition

Jun 24, 2021 Marietta Times PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action’s usual Third Thursday programs will resume when protocols for safe, in-person, indoor public programs are clearly established. Until then, MOVCA is pleased to attend and promote the… Read More

Health Effects from Fossil Fuel Combustion

by Duane Nichols on June 19, 2021 Fossil Fuels are Causing Public Health Effects One in Five Premature Deaths Result from Fossil Fuels From Living On Earth, PRX, Air Date: Week of June 18, 2021 Fine particulate matter… Read More