Tag: Renewable energy

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Link to OVEC's final letter to members
Newsletter OVEC Feb 14, 2022
Final Newsletter
We write to inform you that after 34 years dedicated to protecting the people and environment of West Virginia and the surrounding region, OVEC has made the decision to close its doors. We hope you will join us in reflecting on our decades of community activism and take pride in how you helped make little OVEC a big force for positive change in our region. More
Issues: CoalMountaintop removalPollutionRacial inequalityRenewable energy
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 OVEC Oct 26, 2021
October 27: Coal Community Workgroup Listening Session in Beckley 
If you are in or near Beckley on October 27, you can take advantage of this opportunity to meet directly with state legislators on this topic. More
Issues: CoalMountaintop removalRenewable energyTransition economy
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
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 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
Action Alert OVEC Feb 29, 2020
Support Our Efforts to Kick ASH: Come Out Monday, Call Today
We know people power works, so use your people power to kick some ASH! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFair courtsPro DemocracyRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jan 27, 2020
E-Day: Meet With Reps From More Than 24 WV Groups
More than 24 WV environmental groups at this year's E-Day, plus a rally with activist Tracy Danzey. Com e out! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Nov 8, 2019
High School Curriculum: The Benefits of Renewable Energy
Teach your students about renewable energy. More energy from the sun strikes the earth in an hour than all of humanity uses in a year! More
Issues: Renewable energy
Action Alert OVEC Oct 4, 2019
Time to Choose to Get Active: Climate, Politics, Solar, with Friends Here and Beyond
Plenty of opps in October to be #WVProDemocracy and to show your demand for climate action now! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsClimate changeFair courtsFrackingPro DemocracyRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Aug 9, 2019
Renewable Energy Safe, Sane and Smart: Quit Wasting Money and Planet on CCS
To embrace any energy resource that emits greenhouse gases is to contribute to financially unsound and worse, ecocidal. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingRenewable energy
Hoots and Hollers Randi Pokladnik Aug 8, 2019
The Climate Reality Project
The reality is the climate crisis is here. And the reality is we can all write a different narrative for the future of our planet. Get real--get active! More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energy
Action Alert OVEC Jul 2, 2019
July Actions: EVs and Solar Please, Instead of Climate Insanity
Shine for solar in the summer, make sure there's no coal-to-liquid bummer: Take action! More
Issues: Climate changeCoalRenewable energyTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jul 1, 2019
Take Part in the National Solar Tour: Start By Taking the Webinar July 12
Promote solar! Host a tour or attend a tour. Read the details in this post. More
Issues: Renewable energy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 25, 2019
Your Support Needed for Our Summer Fundraising Goal of $30,000
With the help of folks like you, for more than three decades to make our region a better place. We are asking you to support our summer fundraiser by donating now. More
Issues: FrackingMountaintop removalPipelinesRenewable energySocial justice
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Apr 27, 2019
Today: Into Solar? Into Stink? Into Green? Into Drink? You’re Covered.
It's the Solar Congress followed by Solar Beer Happy Hour in Charleston, StinkFest in Huntington (ramps, ya'll), and, in Wheeling, a workshop on cultivating a greener Ohio Valley. More
Issues: Renewable energySustainabilityTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Feb 4, 2019
Get Your MOJO On: Call Now About the Modern Jobs Act; Support Solar Jobs!
Support HB 2589 , MOJO, the Modern Jobs Act. It's a bipartisan effort regarding solar electricity generated on former coal mines. More
Issues: CoalRenewable energyTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers Frank Grant Oct 26, 2018
Drawdown: A Book To Ramp Your Climate Action Up
This marvelous book stands as an essential primer on how our species can redeem itself from the harm it has done and is doing to the planet. Drawdown will ramp your action up! More
Issues: Climate changeRenewable energySustainabilityTransition economy
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