Climate crisis is up close and personal

Charleston Gazette-Mail Sunday, November 24, 2019  Op-Ed by Betty Rivard Earlier this month, I celebrated my 75th birthday during the warmest weather I had ever experienced for November. Some of those birthdays were spent in more northern, western,… Read More

Area students win awards in PSA contest

The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Tuesday, December 10, 2019  COMMUNITY NEWS (MOVCA press release) The 2019 PSA contest winners from WVU-Parkersburg received awards from Jean Ambrose of Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action. From left, Ryan McCoy and Madison Sayre… Read More

Part of the problem or solution?

Parkersburg News & Sentinel Sunday, December 1, 2019 Letter-to-the-Editor by Eric Engle, Parkersburg A new report out Tuesday, Nov. 26, by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) shows that global greenhouse gas emissions must fall by 7.6 percent… Read More

Say no to storage hub

Appearing in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Sunday, October 20, 2019 Letter-to-Editor by Eric Engle, Parkersburg, WV An Oct. 2 editorial, “Storage Hub: Legislation should be a priority,” states West Virginia’s congressional delegation should continue making the Appalachian… Read More

The economy, jobs and renewable energy

Appearing in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: Sunday, October 6, 2019 Local Column: Op-ed by George Banziger, Ph,D. The future of the energy economy and jobs in the U.S. clearly lies in renewables, especially wind and solar power…. Read More

Congressional leaders focus on innovation in fighting climate change

Appearing in the Charleston Gazette-Mail:  Friday, September 20, 2019 NEWS by Kate Miskin Staff writer While West Virginia’s state leaders are broaching the issue of climate change by talking about renewable energy and answering students’ questions, the state’s… Read More

WV can profit from fighting climate crisis

Appearing in the Charleston Gazette-Mail: Sunday, September 8, 2019   Op-ED by Logan Thorne, project director for the WV Center on Climate Change Defeating the climate crisis is necessary — unless we want to lock-in scorching heat waves, rampant… Read More

Festival set for Veterans Memorial Park near airport

Appearing in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel:  Thursday, September 5, 2019  LOCAL NEWS Sep 5, 2019 PARKERSBURG — The Festival of Art, Music and Movement will be held 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 14 at Veterans Memorial Park adjacent… Read More

Robber barons are at the helm

Appearing in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel:  Sunday, September 22, 2019 Letter to the Editor by Ron Teska, Belleville, WV Reading this article brought a quote by John Prine to mind i.e. “It makes no sense that common… Read More

Face of climate change

Appearing in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel: September 8, 2019 Letters to the Editor by George Banziger Sep 8, 2019 Hurricane Dorian strengthened over an ocean that is .5 to 1.0 degrees Celsius warmer than normal and nearly… Read More