Climate Corner: Growing good for the planet

Apr 13, 2024 Sister Molly Bauer editorial@newsandsentinel.com Many faith communities are collaborating with other organizations and individuals desiring to make a difference by caring for our sacred earth. This often arises from the understanding that we are called… Read More

Climate Corner: How my life changed driving a used EV

Apr 6, 2024 Jonathan Brier climatecorner@brierjon.com In October 2023 I wrote “Electrify The MOV it just makes cents” and said I would buy an EV. Little did I know I would find a used EV with 20k miles… Read More

Selected Readings for April 2024

MOVCA Selected Media Postings March 2024 Compiled by Cindy Taylor Available online in The Marietta Times: March 2, 2024 Editorial “Orphan wells a great opportunity” https://www.mariettatimes.com/opinion/editorials/2024/03/orphan-wells-a-great-opportunity/   Available online in The Parkersburg News and Sentinel:   March 4,… Read More

Climate Corner: Water is life

Mar 30, 2024 Vic Elam editorial@newsandsentinel.com During the Roman Empire, it is thought that lead poisoning from the lead pipes that the Romans used may have caused or contributed to the downfall of the Roman Empire. Yet today… Read More

Climate Corner: More fracked gas is a dead end

Mar 23, 2024 Eric Engle editorial@newsandsentinel.com It’s clearer than ever that, for residents of Ohio and greater Appalachia, the fracking “boom” has turned out to be a bust. The Appalachian Hydrogen Hub will only be another dead end… Read More

Climate Corner: Transition from exploitation to sustainability

Mar 16, 2024 George Banziger editorial@newsandsentinel.com The exploitation of Appalachia by outsiders goes all the way back to the days of George Washington, who, prior to serving as our first president, surveyed the lands around the Ohio River… Read More

Climate Corner: Detoxing your home

Mar 9, 2024 Randi Pokladnik editorial@newsandsentinel.com Spring is usually the time homeowners decide to take inventory of unnecessary “junk” and clean out closets, garages, and other areas of their homes. It is also a good time to detox… Read More

Suggested Readings for March 2024

MOVCA Selected Media Postings February 2024 Compiled by Cindy Taylor   Appearing online in The Marietta Times: February 26, 2024  Local News by Stephanie Elverd “Norfolk Southern investors continue criticism over derailment” https://www.mariettatimes.com/news/2024/02/norfolk-southern-investors-continue-criticism-over-derailment/   February 2, 2024 Business… Read More

Climate Corner: Where have all the flowers gone?

Mar 2, 2024 Linda Eve Seth editorial@newsandsentinel.com What a lonely place it would be to have a world without a wildflower! — Roland R Kemler *** Think about climate change. If you’ve been paying attention, you are likely… Read More

Stop all LNG projects

2/28/2024 Randi Pokladnik Canton Repository The recent op-ed in The Hill, titled “Biden’s LNG decision will make it harder to reach our climate goals,” by Tim Ryan and Mary Landrieu, claims that “without natural gas as a foundation,”… Read More