Month: July 2020

New opportunities to take Climate Action safely with MOVCA

Neighborhood News Jul 14, 2020 Marietta Times PARKERSBURG – Since large in-person gatherings indoors are not advisable during this time of COVID-19, Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action’s usual Third Thursday programs have been suspended until public programs are safe… Read More

Weigh benefits of proposed cracker

Letter to the Editor The Times Leader Jul 11, 2020 by Aaron Dunbar I live in a small town in southeast Ohio, about a half hour away from Parkersburg, West Virginia. I remember being beyond excited to learn… Read More

Time to rethink priorities

Letters to the editor Jul 11, 2020 Parkersburg News & Sentinel by Aaron Dunbar “Energy key to economic recovery,” claims a report in the July 5 edition of the News and Sentinel. Wally Kandel, co-founder of Shale Crescent… Read More

More common sense needed on fossil fuels

Column Jul 11, 2020 Times Leader by RANDI POKLADNIK Environmental Consultant and Trainer Last week’s Times Leader (July 5, 2020) carried an op-ed by Greg Kozera, the director of marketing and sales for Shale Crescent USA. In the… Read More

Better alternatives to extraction industry dependence

Jul 11, 2020 Parkersburg News & Sentinel by Eric Engle In the July 5 edition of the Parkersburg News and Sentinel, a piece appeared on the front page of the business section touting the recent report from the… Read More

“Normal” is what’s killing us

Letter To the editor, July 8 The Athens News by Aaron Dunbar “New Data Show Air Pollution Drop Around 50 Percent In Some Cities During Coronavirus Lockdown” (Forbes, April 16) “Air pollution falls by unprecedented levels in major… Read More

Indigenous lives matter

Letter to the Editor Jul 7, 2020 Marietta Times by Aaron Dunbar “The members of Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action would like to express our heartfelt appreciation for and solidarity with the people of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation. We… Read More

MOVCA Third Thursday Program goes virtual

Neighborhood News Marietta Times Jun 17, 2020 PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action’s June 18 Third Thursday program will be a virtual panel and open discussion beginning at 7:00 p.m. on the Zoom platform. This is the… Read More

Climate justice is racial justice

Letter to the Editor Marietta Times Jun 12, 2020 by Aaron Dunbar Today I’ve been privileged to sit among the citizens of Marietta as they held a peaceful demonstration honoring George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so… Read More