Defining Alarmism

Dec 16, 2018 On Dec. 9, the Parkersburg News and Sentinel published a piece by syndicated columnist, Mona Charen. Ms. Charen spoke of climate alarmism and how many environmental and climate activists were resorting to fear-based tactics in… Read More


As Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action was called out in the Parkersburg News Sentinel this morning, I will offer a retort here and pin it to the top of our page for anyone who may come to this public… Read More

Tell PSC we want choice

Parkersburg News & Sentinel – Nov 4, 2018 To quote the organization Solar United Neighbors of West Virginia, “West Virginia’s monopoly electric utilities — Appalachian Power, Wheeling Power, Mon Power, and Potomac Edison — want to drastically reduce… Read More

We must act on climate change

Parkersburg News & Sentinel – Oct 21, 2018 Eric Engle There are a few things I think everyone needs to know in lieu of Trump’s “60 Minutes” comments on climate change following the most recent IPCC report. When… Read More

Climate Change: Bad News and Good News

Marietta Times 10/14/2018 Viewpoint by George Banziger First the bad news about climate change. This past week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) raised the alarm with their new report, which stated that global warming needs to… Read More

Faith Panel Discusses Issues at MOV Climate Action Meeting

Faith panel discusses issues at Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action meeting Sep 22, 2018 From staff reports   PARKERSBURG — Five local faith leaders described their denominations’ call for responsible stewardship of the earth 15 days after Hurricane… Read More

Wind Power Not More Expensive

Wind power not more expensive Sep 23, 2018 Parkersburg News and Sentinel, Patrick Radcliff Wood County Delegate Deem recently criticized the WV Public Service Commission for approving the purchase of wind power from an Indiana wind farm by… Read More

Exxon, Shell and climate change

Sep 23, 2018 Parkersburg News and Sentinel, Eric Engle Benjamin Franta, a former research fellow at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, and doctoral candidate at Stanford University where… Read More

Why Not Turn to Wind?

Why not turn to wind? Sep 16, 2018 Parkersburg News and Sentinel Wayne Dunn After reading Del. Frank Deem’s letter “Why turn to wind?” I felt very concerned for West Virginia for having elected officials so out of… Read More

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action launches PSA contest

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… Read More