Earth Day events continue

Apr 26, 2021 Madeline Scarborough Staff Reporter For the past two weeks, people have come together across the community to celebrate Earth Day. The area has hosted river and street clean ups; enjoyed nature through bird walks,… Read More

Climate Corner: Why ‘better living through chemistry’ is not always true

Apr 24, 2021 Randi Pokladnik Parkersburg News and “Better living through chemistry” was a marketing slogan used by the DuPont company in the 1930s. Chemical companies continue to make good use of advertising to convince Americans that… Read More

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action to host panel discussion

Apr 24, 2021 Staff Reports PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action is celebrating Mother Earth throughout April. “Our featured events for the month revolve around a great documentary, ‘Kiss the Ground,’” said Adeline Bailey, Climate Action member…. Read More

Mid-Ohio Valley celebrates Earth Day throughout the week

Apr 23, 2021 Evan Bevins Staff Reporter BELPRE – In Belpre’s Depot Park, a Green Mountain sugar maple was planted Thursday in memory of Pauline Collett, a longtime member of the Belpre Garden Club and owner of… Read More

Earth Day high school essay contest deadline nears

Apr 22, 2021 Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action is sponsoring a high school Earth Day essay contest during the month of April for youth in grades nine through twelve attending school or homeschooling in the region. Submissions must be… Read More

Our house is on fire

The Athens News By Aaron Dunbar April 21, 2021 Growing up, I never spent much time thinking about the house where I lived. As far as I was concerned, it was four walls and a roof. A house… Read More

With climate crisis looming, it’s time for leaders to take bold action

The Columbus Dispatchby Aaron DunbarApril 19, 2021 Political leaders: The time is now for bold action on climate change Last year I received a handwritten note in the mail from Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown, acknowledging my letter published in The… Read More

Climate Corner: Bigfoot and the big lie

Apr 17, 2021 Aaron Dunbar Parkersburg News and Sentinel I write a lot about climate change, given that it’s one of the greatest existential threats ever faced by humanity. But my first true love has always been for… Read More

WVU Parkersburg to mark Earth Day

Apr 17, 2021 Staff Reports PARKERSBURG — Earth Day will be celebrated 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday on the main campus walking trail at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. Organized by the Ecohawks, a student environmental group, the… Read More

Support THRIVE

Parkersburg News and Sentinel Apr 17, 2021 By Giulia Mannarino On Sept. 10, 2020 the THRIVE Resolution was introduced in Congress by Democrats. This resolution simultaneously tackles three separate but inextricably intertwined crisis: pandemic recovery, climate change and… Read More