Jul 28, 2018 Editorial by David Ballantyne, Newport, Ohio The Marietta Times I have been honored to teach climate science in the public schools the past two years. My experience with students is that most generally believe that climate change is a natural process which has been occurring throughout earth
2017: Changing minds about climate change May 19, 2018 Editorial by David Ballantyne, Newport, Ohio The Marietta Times Dr. Bob Chase, a regular contributor to Marietta Times “Viewpoint” recently expressed belief in Methane and CO2 emissions as sources of human caused climate change. I am a regular reader of Dr.
June 4, 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Eric Engle, Parkersburg, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel A study released May 21 by the Rocky Mountain Institute found that “… regionally specific clean energy portfolios already outcompete proposed gas-fired generators, and/or threaten to erode their revenue within the next 10 years. Thus, the
Preserve and Protect Parkersburg News and Sentinel – April 22, 2018 Today is Earth Day. Back in 1968, when Apollo astronauts were on a mission to identify landing sites on the moon, one of them accidentally turned back to earth and took the first picture of the earth from space.
Mar. 4, 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Ron Teska, Belleville , WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Mr. McKinley, I am writing to express my concern for our grandchildren’s and those yet to be born’s future. With the Stream Protection Rule in effect Mountain Top Removal has already completely covered and destroyed
Mar. 4 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Michael Ireland, Parkersburg WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Some people think methamphetamine is harmful. But we don’t need a law or agency to control it. The concerned parties should just hold a meeting and draw up a voluntary document agreeing that they won’t abuse
Mar. 4, 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Giulia Mannarino, Belleville WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Recently, this newspaper used the “Our Opinion” column of the editorial page to commend U.S. Rep. David McKinley for being involved in the inclusion of the “45Q tax credit aimed at developing and deploying carbon capture
Jim Probst: Mr. Pruitt, we do know our ideal temperature (Gazette) OP-ED March 19, 2018 In a recent interview, Scott Pruitt, the head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency, questioned if global warming is “necessarily a bad thing.” He went on to say that it is fairly arrogant of us
Solar energy is possible Mar 11, 2018 In a recent study, scientists at the Carnegie Institution for Science, University of California-Irvine, and CalTech found that wind and solar alone could provide 80 percent of U.S. electricity demand. A chart from Reuters news agency released week before last showed that in
Feb 4 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Eric Engle, Parkersburg, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel The White House is reportedly seeking a 72 percent budget cut for the Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy and a reduction of the number of staff at the Office from 680