Climate Corner: United States military bears responsibility for global woes

Dec 25, 2021 Aaron Dunbar “Make no mistake: no military on the face of the earth works harder to avoid civilian casualties than the U.S. military.” These were the words of Pentagon Press Secretary John Kirby after… Read More

Climate Corner: Hey, Joe — do the right thing

Dec 18, 2021 Giulia Mannarino On Nov. 19, the House of Representatives passed the Build Back Better bill, Biden’s social safety net and climate legislation. This bill includes investments to assist working people and the middle class… Read More

Recent Tornadoes bring climate change to the forefront

Dec 17, 2021 George Banziger While our immediate attention should be directed at relief efforts for the thousands of people who have lost loved ones, are injured, homeless, and without jobs and their personal possessions, we should still… Read More

MC Global Marketing Students Win MOVCA 2021 PSA Contest

Dec 14, 2021 Photo provided: Students in Marietta College Global Marketing class, with PSA contest winners holding prize checks awarded by MOVCA. Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action awarded prizes to two teams from the Global Marketing class at Marietta… Read More

Climate Corner: Industry shills making the public pay more

Dec 11, 2021 Eric Engle We at Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action understand the transition to hybrid and electric vehicles will take time as both the government and private sector move to accommodate the infrastructure needs of EVs… Read More

Climate Corner: A bipartisan infrastructure bill

Dec 4, 2021 George Banziger On Nov. 15 President Biden signed into law the Bipartisan Infrastructure Bill. In August the U.S. Senate had passed the bill with 19 Republicans voting for it, and on Nov. 6 the… Read More

Climate Corner: Volunteers can make a difference

Nov 27, 2021 Reed Byers Appalachia is home to me. It is a place that holds rich history, majestic natural resources, and a deep-rooted culture that is duplicated nowhere else. A beautiful thing about our region is… Read More

Up to us to move forward

Nov 22, 2021 Charles Pickering As West Virginians, we have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity before us. The bipartisan infrastructure bill President Biden signed into law includes tens of billions in funding for cleantech investments, and the reconciliation bill,… Read More

Get the facts correct

Randi Pokladnik Letters to the editor The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Nov 20, 2021 A Nov. 13 letter titled “U.S. Weather Bureau Report” was a classic example of unsubstantiated claims. The author refers to the November 1922 edition of… Read More

Climate Corner: Resetting Earth’s thermostat

Nov 20, 2021 Cynthia Burkhart As I am writing this, more than 190 world leaders and tens of thousands of negotiators, government representatives, businesses, and citizens are gathering in Glasgow, Scotland for the 26th Global Climate Summit,… Read More