Tag: Climate change

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Press Release OVEC Jan 8, 2021
5th Anniversary of the Paris Agreement Celebration – A WV Online Celebration
On Saturday, January 9, at 7 p.m. EST, Corazón Latino, Moms Clean Air Force, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, WV Rivers Coalition, Redescubre El Yunque, and the WV Climate Alliance will host a Facebook live event to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement. More
Issues: Climate changeSocial justice
Action Alert OVEC Jan 7, 2021
January Jump into Action
It's nice to have 2020 behind us, but there's so much more to be done. Here are some quick and easy action to help us keep those resolutions. More
Issues: Climate changePro DemocracyWater
Cover of the Winter 20-21 WOC
Newsletter OVEC Dec 22, 2020
Winds of Change, Winter 2020
OVEC volunteer Dr. Randi Pokladnik and former Vice President Al Gore talk about petrochemicals and climate, and much more in our Winter 20-21 newsletter. More
Issues: Climate changeMountaintop removalPetrochemicalsPro Democracy
NOAA arctic ice image
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Dec 20, 2020
There’s Trouble at the North Pole
Even though many if us in the lower 48 may give the most to thought to the region right now, what happens at the North Pole affects the rest of our planet. More
Issues: Climate change
snow on bare trees
Action Alert OVEC Dec 9, 2020
Take Action with OVEC this December
Wrap up 2020 with a few more actions, then let's boot this year on outta here. More
Issues: Climate changePetrochemicals
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 28, 2020
Climate Reality: Al Gore Talks with OVEC Volunteer Dr. Randi P
Kudos to all climate activists and a special shout out to Randi was one of only four “incredible activists from around the globe" who directly shared their stories with Al Gore during this 2020 event.   More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeFracking
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Nov 19, 2020
Climate Change and Our Oceans 
  When we talk about climate change, we often fail to recognize the role that our oceans play in the bio-chemical cycles of the planet. We know from biology class that the planet is made up of spheres. The lithosphere includes the planet’s surface from the mountain ranges to the valleys. The biosphere includes all […] More
Issues: Climate change
Action Alert OVEC Oct 14, 2020
Can You Help Us Spread the Word?
Local faith leaders are working together to oppose petrochemical development in the Ohio River Valley. Join us on Oct. 14 at 4 p.m. to learn more. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClimate changeHealthPollutionSocial justice
Action Alert OVEC Oct 10, 2020
We’re Going Live! Join Us for 24 Hours of Reality: Countdown to the Future
Join us at today at 2 p.m. for a virtual presentation featuring Climate Reality Leader Dr. Randi Pokladnik as part of the worldwide two-day event. More
Issues: Climate change
A section of the cover of the book The Reindeer Chronicles is shown: an image of pink skies over mountains with text overlaid
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Sep 21, 2020
Book Review: The Reindeer Chronicles by Judith Schwartz
A review of a book that "takes readers on a global tour of earth repair, with visits to unsung heroes who are pushing the boundaries of ecological restoration to show how even the world's most wounded places can be revived." More
Issues: Climate changeSustainability
Fracking Rig
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 31, 2020
Fracked Gas is NOT a Bridge Fuel
We must create the political will to move away from an industry that has controlled our nation and the world with a narrative that is not only dangerous, but lacks scientific facts. More
Issues: Climate changeFracking
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Aug 7, 2020
Book Review: A Field Guide to Climate Anxiety
Ray notes that stress and guilt over not ever being able to do enough to “save” the planet is actually detrimental to making sustained change. Unless one can be good to oneself, it is ultimately useless to be good to the environment. More
Issues: Climate changeSocial justice
Margaret Salamon
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Jul 9, 2020
Book Review: Facing the Climate Emergency by Margaret Klein Salamon
This book will help those who are angry and fearful—and loving—enough to find answers for ourselves as to what actions to take... what actions MUST be taken. More
Issues: Climate change
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 26, 2020
Climate Change: Real Solutions
We could supply all of Earth’s nearly eight billion humans with an adequate and varied diet, a shelter sufficient to provide comfort through the year, safe drinking water and sanitary arrangements, and basic healthcare. More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energySocial justiceSustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 26, 2020
False Solutions to Climate Change: The Agricultural Sector
False solutions in each sector are aimed at maintaining current power relations. Real solutions are aimed at rescuing ecosystems and leading to a better world for all humans and other life forms. More
Issues: Climate changeRacial inequalitySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 26, 2020
False Solutions to Climate Change: Geoengineering
Geoengineering proposals to address climate change comes with huge risks and offer governments a way to dodge finally taking serious action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. More
Issues: Climate change
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 26, 2020
False Solutions to Climate Change: Buildings
When it comes to our buildings, doing nothing to improve them amounts to a false solution, when there is so much we can do to reduce the energy and emissions costs. More
Issues: Climate changeEnergy efficiency
emissions from coal-fired power plant
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 21, 2020
False Solutions to Climate Change: Transportation
Cars, planes, trains, and greenhouse gas emissions--oh my! More
Issues: Climate change
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 21, 2020
False Solutions to Climate Change: Electricity
The generation of electricity is only about 20% of energy use. So even if we made a complete switch to those renewable energy systems, we would still also need transformations in transportation, agriculture, buildings, and the materials sector More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energy
John Amos coal-fired power plantPlant
Hoots and Hollers Mary Wildfire May 21, 2020
False Solutions to Climate Change: Introduction
We are hearing about many false solutions to climate change. This series examines some of those and ends by examining some real solutions. WE want to know what you think. More
Issues: Climate change
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