Don’t buy snake oil in form of carbon capture

Charleston Gazette-Mail The idea of carbon capture and storage (aka carbon capture and sequestration or in some cases carbon capture, utilization and storage or sequestration) has captured the imagination of West Virginia’s state and federal politicians. That’s about… Read More

Climate Corner: Weather on steroids

Aug 26, 2023 Giulia Mannarino The jet stream is a river of wind that blows from West to East, high up in the atmosphere where jets fly. It is the boundary between the cold air of the… Read More

Climate Corner: Two new innovative developments for renewable energy and jobs

Aug 19, 2023 Randi Pokladnik My family has strong ties to the steel industry. My paternal grandmother “flipped tin” during the 1950s and 1960s to check for tinplate defects. My dad was a millwright at Wheeling-Pitt. He… Read More

It is time the public gets scientifically based facts

August 14, 2023 Dr. Randi Pokladnik The Letter to the Editor, Recently, I had the opportunity to talk with a politician and a few local business owners about the oil and gas industry. Those who supported fracking… Read More

Climate Corner: A little humility might be in order

Aug 12, 2023 Vic Elam I find that there are a lot of people who seem to have a sense of privilege when it comes to possessions. I don’t and cannot pass judgment on anyone but offer… Read More

234 Environmental Groups Call for a Climate Peace Clause to End Trade Attacks on Climate Initiatives

Aug 7, 2023 Trade  Justice Seattle, Wash. — As senior officials from the U.S. and throughout the Pacific Rim met in Seattle for a final round of talks before President Biden hosts the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation… Read More

Climate Corner: House of Denial

Aug 5, 2023 Aaron Dunbar The flames rise. In a gated community not far from the beltway, twin fires rage toward the heavens. On either side of the street, two sprawling McMansions kindle into ash, sparks pirouetting… Read More

Suggested Readings for August 2023

MOVCA Selected Media Postings July 2023 (and a few articles omitted from last report) Compiled by Cindy Taylor Appearing online in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel:  July 20, 2023 Editorial “GreenPower: Electric bus program shows positive savings” Appearing… Read More