Oil and gas industry won’t police itself

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… Read More

Do not look to past

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… Read More

Mr. Pruitt, we do know our ideal temperature

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.”… Read More

Solar Energy is possible

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… Read More

Ignore and make worse strategy

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… Read More

MOVCA Receives Grant for 2018

MOVCA receives $10,000 grant from Dunn Foundation 25 Jan 2018 — The Parkersburg News And Sentinel From staff reports PARKERSBURG – Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action has received a $10,000 grant from the Dunn Foundation. The 2018 grant is the second… Read More

Energy’s future is not the past

Jan 7 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by Eric Engle,Parkersburg, WV The Parkersburg News and Sentinel As of Dec. 29, the Trump administration officially repealed a 2015 rule that set standards on hydraulic fracturing on federal land. According to The Hill:… Read More

Weather is not climate

Jan 7 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by George Banziger, Marietta, OH The Parkersburg News and Sentinel The eastern portion of the U.S. is experiencing a severe cold snap. Those who deny the irrefutable pattern of scientific facts for human-induced climate… Read More

Man-made global warming is real and coal is dead

Jan 6 2018 Letter-to-the-Editor by non-member Allan Tweddle, Charleston Charleston Gazette-Mail Congratulations on the article “US releases major report,” and especially on the front page above the fold. As one who has been trying to help West Virginia… Read More

Third Thursday public showing

*Thursday, January 18, 2018, 7-9 p.m.:  MOVCA Public Outreach Third Thursday Program: “The Climate Reality Project and Al Gore’s Leadership Core Training” at First Christian Church. 1400 Washington Ave., Parkersburg. Presentation by Jean Ambrose and Giulia Mannarino, MOVCA… Read More