Tag: Climate change

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Action Alert OVEC Feb 14, 2022
A Final Note from OVEC
With OVEC dissolved, we hope you will amp up your support of other West Virginia groups if you haven't done so already. Thanks for all you've done with OVEC over the years! More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeMountaintop removalSocial justice
OVEC's special collection library
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 18, 2021
OVEC Closing Doors
As OVEC closes our doors, it is our fervent hope is that existing and new groups will continue to build even more power to help improve the outlook for our region. More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingMountaintop removal
Action Alert Vivian Nov 9, 2021
Speak Up, Learn Up, and Log Out
Speak up to WV legislators about transitioning away from coal, learn about the connections between plastic and climate and militarism and climate and log out of Facebook. More
Issues: Climate changePetrochemicalsSocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Nov 2, 2021
Carbon Capture is Not a Solution to the Climate Crisis
It is not just the idea of spending billions on CCUS, an unproven technology, that is ridiculous. CCUS is not a solution to mitigating climate change. More
Issues: Climate change
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 28, 2021
Prayer for Senator Manchin During All Saints Day, November 1, 2021
We ask that you instill in Senator Manchin and other leaders a sense of urgency to move quickly with meaningful action providing hope to our generations to come. More
Issues: Climate changeFaith
Action Alert OVEC Oct 28, 2021
Climate Actions: Let Manchin Know WV Cares About Climate Change
Take action to let Senator Manchin know you care about the climate! More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Sep 21, 2021
Fact Sheet: Carbon Capture and Storage and Carbon Capture and Utilization
CCS is no false solution to slowing climate change. Investing in renewable energy is a better option for the environment and human health. More
Issues: Climate changePipelines
John Amos coal-fired power plantPlant
Action Alert OVEC Sep 16, 2021
Speak with DEP and Coming Up: Speak Out, Listen, Learn
Tonight talk with DEP, tomorrow register to speak up on redistricting, learn about the folly of carbon capture and sequestration, and more... More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changePetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 25, 2021
The Myth of Carbon Capture Technology
CCS cannot address the climate crisis. It is being used to evade investing in proven technologies like solar and wind energy and energy efficiency. More
Issues: Climate changeFossil fuelsFrackingPollution
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 9, 2021
The Hand that Rocks the Cradle Can Save the World
Vandana Shiva has said, “We are either going to have a future where women lead the way to make peace with the Earth or we are not going to have a human future at all.” More
Issues: Climate changePetrochemicalsPipelinesPollution
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Jul 23, 2021
The Climate Crisis We Can No Longer Afford to Ignore
The deadly climate crisis is worsening. We cannot afford “all of the above” as energy options. Greta Thunberg has repeatedly said, “I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is.” More
Issues: Climate changePipelines
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 25, 2021
To President Joe Biden From West Virginians
Dear President Biden, please know West Virginians do not agree with Senator Joe Manchin's February 9 letter to you. We want a just and speedy transition away from fossil fuels. More
Issues: Climate changeFrackingHealthPipelines
emissions from coal-fired power plant
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik May 24, 2021
Carbon Capture Technology: Just Another False Solution
Carbon capture technology is a diversion used by industry and governments to avoid doing what needs to be done to actually address the climate crisis in a timely way. More
Issues: Climate change
Press Release OVEC Apr 22, 2021
Regional Campaign Calls on Grocers to Find Alternatives to Single-Use Plastic
Regional organizations call on local grocers to reduce their reliance on single-use plastic packaging in their stores and move towards sustainable alternatives. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changesingle-use plastics
kernan Stonewall Gathering Pipeline 4
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 11, 2021
Mr. President: Senator Manchin Does Not Speak for Us On Pipelines
We need to correct the impression that all of West Virginia supports a fossil fuel agenda, and lend support to those in Washington trying to move to a post-carbon future.  More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPipelines
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Feb 26, 2021
Canada’s Destructive Tar Sands
Like any fossil fuel, tar sands oil destroys air, water, and land, as it is extracted and refined for use. Investors are now questioning dumping billions of dollars into tar sands "development." More
Issues: Climate changePipelinesPollution
Press Release OVEC Jan 29, 2021
OVEC Calls for Community Dialogue in Response to Executive Actions
Economic diversification through renewable energy development is one viable path forward if we hope to achieve our shared vision for a prosperous region. More
Issues: Climate changeEnergyRenewable energyTransition economy
Action Alert OVEC Jan 28, 2021
ICYMI: What OVEC’s Been Up To
So pop some popcorn and put on your cozies (that is if you aren't currently living in them), it’s time to binge watch some environmental justice work! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate change
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 23, 2021
Ask Biden to Solve Plastic Pollution Crisis With Eight Executive Actions
For fenceline communities, for the climate, for wildlife, for all our futures, urge President Biden to take eight key executive actions aimed at solving the plastic pollution crisis. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFrackingPetrochemicals
hydrogen atom
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Jan 13, 2021
The Myth of Green Hydrogen
We've seen an enormous surge of articles proclaiming the benefits of "green" hydrogen. You guessed, it there's a major fossil fuel PR company behind much of the media blitz. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate change
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