Tag: Transition economy

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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
Newsletter OVEC Nov 2, 2020
Winds of Change, Fall 2020
OVEC has joined a new regional coalition called ReImagine Appalachia to help design a policy blueprint that propels the region towards a sustainable future. More
Issues: Clean electionsFair courtsPro DemocracyTransition economy
Action Alert OVEC Jul 8, 2020
Lunchtime Chat and Chew
Join us for lunch! More
Issues: Transition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Jun 24, 2020
Doomed by Economics: The Downfall of Dirty Industry
Instead of investing in flailing industries that poison our land, air, water, and communities, it's time to explore sustainable economic development strategies that provide long-term prosperity for people in our region. More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubSustainabilityTransition 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 Frank Grant Aug 3, 2019
Review of Local is Our Future: Steps to an Economics of Happiness by Helena Norberg-Hodge
Get local with it! The human toll of economic globalization includes an increase in fear and fundamentalism. The movement to localize our economies can bring about a "solution multiplier." More
Issues: Social justiceTransition economy
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 Randi Pokladnik Jun 7, 2019
The Green New Deal: We Can’t Afford to Ignore It!
Read the Green New Deal--it is only 14 pages. Anyway you add it, the Green New Deal is something we cannot afford to ignore. America can do it! More
Issues: Climate changeSocial justiceSustainabilityTransition economy
Action Alert Vivian Jun 3, 2019
Jump Into June Actions
ROAR to re-imagine our Appalachian region! Stand up for Minden, and much more going on in June. More
Issues: Climate changeSustainabilityTransition economyWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC May 23, 2019
Examples of Costly Climate Chaos in the United States
Climate chaos is already impacting the United States! Get local with solutions. More
Issues: Climate changeTransition economy
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 OVEC Nov 7, 2018
WV Environmental Council Hiring for Lobbyist Positions
The WV Environmental Council is seeking lobbying proposals for full time legislative lobbying during the 2019 regular Legislative Session, which runs from January 9 through March 9, 2019. More
Issues: Aboveground storage tanksAppalachian Storage HubFrackingMountaintop removalTransition 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
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Oct 11, 2018
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Report: Support One Another, Upcoming Events
This latest IPCC report underscores the need for us to support one another. The film UNFRACTURED helps illustrate just one way to action. More
Issues: Climate changeCoalFrackingRenewable energyTransition economy
Action Alert Vivian Oct 3, 2018
October Opportunities to Take Information, Turn it to Action
October offers plenty of opportunities to inform yourself, and to turn chances your outrage (or despondency) into action. Get primed to act, get primed to vote! More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubClean electionsFrackingSocial justiceTransition economyWater
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 6, 2018
Help the Alliance for Appalachia Bring 40 Appalachians to D.C.
The Alliance for Appalachia is in the midst of raising funds by Sept. 15 to bring 40 representatives from member organizations to Washington, D.C. this fall to tell their stories about mountaintop removal impacts, black lung, and the region's efforts to create a sustainable economy. Donate! More
Issues: CoalMountaintop removalTransition economy
Hoots and Hollers OVEC Sep 5, 2018
Coal Doc, Coal News, OVEC Quotes, Your Notes, Our Actions
The young people of West Virginia are clear-eyed about what will help their state move forward—and it’s not more mines More
Issues: Appalachian Storage HubCoalTransition economy
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