Climate Corner: The future is NOW!

Sep 30, 2023 Linda Eve Seth “The dog days of summer are not just barking, they are biting.” — U.N. Sec. Gen. Antonio Guterres *** Global climate change is not a future problem. Effects that scientists have… Read More

Climate Corner: With ‘friends’ like these…

Sep 23, 2023 Eric Engle As a Mon Power ratepayer, I have to say I’m really tired of being on the hook for the refusal of the powers that be in West Virginia to move on from… Read More

Climate Corner: Beyond shopping bags

News & Sentinel Sep 16, 2023 Jean Ambrose After a month of climate-induced catastrophes across the world–so called “thousand year” floods in eight countries in just the past eleven days! –I’ve been feeling as though my efforts to… Read More

Climate Corner: Human stories amid our changing climate

Sep 9, 2023 Rebecca Phillips (Photo Provided) This column often focuses on facts and figures, and those are important, but today I want to share stories from the front lines of climate change. We in the Mid-Ohio… Read More

The Teflon Time Machine – from the Manhattan Project to the Mid-Ohio Valley

Sep 2, 2023 Callie Lyons The years between World War I and World War II were full of innovation, technological advances, and scientific growth. Many modern inventions — or the perfection of modern inventions — take root… 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

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

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

Climate Corner: Transition to renewable energy — environmental and economic renewal

Jul 29, 2023 George Banziger A recurrent myth in the Mid-Ohio Valley is that the transition to renewable energy from fossil fuels has to be painful and fraught with job loss, economic decline, and sacrifice. This assumption… Read More