Parkersburg News & Sentinel Sep 3, 2018 PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action has organized a contest for students to develop a public service announcement about climate change. The environmental advocacy group is encouraging high school and college students to develop an announcement of 25 seconds or less about the
Daily News Opinion September 6, 2018 Mark Reynolds – Those of us who understand the existential threat posed by climate change have been waiting for the “Pearl Harbor moment” that galvanizes people and politicians alike into taking action to minimize that threat. The year 2018 is turning out to be
Charleston Gazette-Mail Editorial September 6, 2018 Autumn Long- Last week in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, your editorial posed a question: “If renewable energy catches up faster than expected, is WV ready to benefit?” The answer: Not yet — but it could be. And more West Virginians could be benefiting from solar
Marietta Times Editorial August 26, 2018 George Banziger, Marietta – We in the Mid-Ohio Valley have experienced a relatively moderate summer — no extended heat waves or severe storms. Such is not the case in other parts of our country and in other parts of the world. Eve n before
Parkersburg News and Sentinel – Aug 19, 2018 Margaret Meeker – After watching the news of the fires in California a family member said, “Is God trying to tell California something?” I don’t think it is God but it is Mother Earth telling us that for years we have been
Parkersburg News and Sentinel – Aug 19, 2018 Eric Engle – Dangerous anthropogenic (human-caused) global climate change is upon us. It is not just a threat to be feared down the road, but is a reality here and now. Europe and Japan are boiling under record-breaking heatwaves; the American West
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.