Climate Corner: COP26 in Glasgow

Oct 30, 2021 Aaron Dunbar I was four years old when parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held their first annual conference to agree to do nothing about the existential threat of… Read More

Climate Corner: With climate justice for all

Oct 23, 2021 in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel Giulia Mannarino Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Corner The climate crisis is not just an environmental issue; it is also an ethical, social and political issue. An online article published in… Read More

Good plans to move from fossil fuels are out there

The Charleston Gazette-Mail. Oct. 22, 2021 Eric Engle In the Oct. 21 edition of the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Rebecca McPhail, president of the West Virginia Manufacturers Association, wrote a rather condescending op-ed discussing how vital fossil fuels are to… Read More

Climate Corner: Manchin involvement with coal a real problem

Oct 16, 2021 Eric Engle Sen. Joe Manchin III really likes throwing around the word “entitlements” lately. The senator keeps emphasizing when the media catches up with him that he doesn’t want our society to become an… Read More

Press Release

For Immediate Release October 14, 2021 MOVCA October 21st Program Features Recording of Webinar: PFAS, Endocrine Disruption, and Shale Gas Development   PARKERSBURG, West Virginia –  Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action is pleased to share a video recording of  “PFAS,… Read More

Climate Corner: Climate change affects leaf-peeping, too

Oct 9, 2021 Nenna Davis I remember shuffling as a child through the rainbow of fallen leaves as I walked past City Park to my fifth-grade class at Park School. I would pick up the prettiest ones… Read More

Suggested Readings for October 2021

September 2021- October 4, 2021 MOVCA Selected Media Postings Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing online in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel:  September 25, 2021 Letter to Editor by Mason Witzler, Parkersburg, WV “Support budget reconciliation bill” Tuesday,… Read More

Extreme Weather

By George Banziger October 6, 2021 in the Marietta Times Climate change is indeed a worldwide crisis. The international climate summit in Glasgow Scotland, where representatives from 190 nations will convene on November 1, is, only few weeks… Read More

The dangers of dioxins

Randi Pokladnik in The Bargain Hunter October 2, 2021 The first time I heard the name of the chemical compound dioxin was back in the 1970s. Dioxin is a compound found in the herbicide Agent Orange, which many… Read More

Climate Corner: How to talk to kids about climate change (part 2)

Oct 2, 2021 Linda Eve Seth “We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; We borrow it from our children.” — Native American proverb Our instinct as parents is to protect our kids from the harshness… Read More