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

Aug 7, 2023 Trade  Justice Fund.org 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

Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action examines health impact of plastics

Jul 25, 2023 editorial@newsandsentinel.com PARKERSBURG — Using less plastic is better for the envvironment and people’s health, according to a retired research chemist speaking at the July 20 meeting of Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action. Randi Pokladnik, a retired… Read More

Group kicks off month-long ‘Break Free from Plastic’ campaign

The Marietta Times Jul 3, 2023 PARKERSBURG — Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action’s campaign promoting alternatives to single-use, disposable plastics began Saturday. “We’re inviting everyone to join us as we try to make July plastic-free this summer,” said Adeline… Read More

Climate Ambassadors attend orientation

Community News  The Parkersburg News and Sentinel Jun 7, 2023 PARKERSBURG — The 2023 Climate Ambassadors received an orientation to climate science and project planning by Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action at the Parkersburg-Wood County Library. Climate Ambassadors apply… Read More

Climate action group accepting youth ambassador applications

Feb 8, 2023 The Marietta Times Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action (MOVCA) is now accepting applications for its Youth Climate Ambassador program for the coming school year. Students in the Mid-Ohio Valley who will be in grades 9-12 in the… Read More

Students Help Fight Climate Change

Anna Earl, Editor The PHS JournalDecember 16, 2022 Three students have been named Climate Ambassadors by the Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action group. This opportunity was offered to high school students across the Mid-Ohio Valley and was ultimately offered… Read More

MC Global Marketing Students Win MOVCA 2021 PSA Contest

Dec 14, 2021 Photo provided: Students in Marietta College Global Marketing class, with PSA contest winners holding prize checks awarded by MOVCA. Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action awarded prizes to two teams from the Global Marketing class at Marietta… Read More

Too Much Fracking Waste & Too Many Unanswered Questions

Christopher Schmitt, Patch Staff Posted Mon, Aug 23, 2021 at 12:24 pm ET Marietta native George Banziger expresses grave concerns about how fracking and injection wells are affecting Washington County. MARIETTA, OH — This is a news release… Read More

Cutting Carbon Pollution Quickly Would Save About 74 Million Lives, Study Finds

July 29, 20215:00 AM ET Rebecca Hersher Twitter A wind farm in Wyoming generates electricity for a region that used to be more dependent on coal-fired power plants. A new study finds that millions of lives could be… Read More

The Recycling Myth

Big Oil’s solution for plastic waste littered with failure Bales of plastic waste piled up at advanced recycling firm Renewlogy in Salt Lake City, Utah on May 18, 2021. The company said its technology could turn hard-to-recycle plastic… Read More