Tag: Climate change

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Action Alerts Ciera Pennington September 28, 2016
WVEC/WVHC 2016 Fall Conference Schedule & Registration
Fall is finally here, which can only mean one thing – our annual Fall Conference is right around the corner! We’re excited to be teaming up with our friends and partners at the WV Highlands Conservancy to co-host the conference this year.More
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeEnergyFrackingPollutionRenewable energySocial justiceWVEC event
Action Alerts WVEC June 21, 2016
Climate and Sustainability Professionals Urged to Attend 1st International Conference on Building Personal and Psychological Resilience for Climate Change
This conference will help climate, sustainability, environmental professionals, and community leaders understand and prepare for rising mental health as well as psychological maladies generation by climate change. More
Issues: Climate changeHealthSocial justice
Coal sunset
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe March 11, 2016
More from the Charleston Gazette-Mail
DEP’s Huffman: Focus on how to deal with climate change, Forty percent flatter and still changing, Senate approves coal bill 30-4More
Issues: Climate changeCoalMountaintop removalRegulation
Legislative Updates WVEC March 11, 2016
GREEN Vol. 26 Issue 9
What Roger Sherman Learned, Day 59: where things stand, WVEC awards dinner, More from the Charleston Gazette-Mail More
Issues: Aboveground tanksClimate changeCoalSolid wasteWater
Newsletter article WVEC March 3, 2016
Bills still standing
As you can see from our bill tracking list, most of the bills we've been following did not make Wednesday's deadline for "crossing over" from their House of origin; and in the majority of cases, this is a good thing. Below are a few words about some of the ones that are still alive.More
Issues: Climate changeLegislationRegulationWater
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe February 26, 2016
Not one, not two–THREE bits of good news!
On Thursday the Senate EIM committee passed S.B. 370, the LEEP bill (Local Energy Efficiency Partnerships). The second committee reference has been waived, so prospects look good for the bill making it out of the Senate before crossover day (Wednesday, 3/2)!More
Issues: Climate changeEnergy efficiencyLegislationWater
Additional reading
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe February 7, 2016
This week in the Charleston Gazette-Mail
Ritchie lawmaker pushing ‘forced pooling’ no stranger to the gas industry Senate GOP stalls campaign finance bill after Dem amendments Study details how mining has flattened WV Justices’ ruling may slow, but won’t stop, coal’s declineMore
Issues: Clean electionsClimate changeMountaintop removalNatural gas
Blog WVEC January 12, 2016
You Are Invited to a Climate Change Cafe
January 30, 2016 7:00-9:30 pm: Climate Change meeting in Parkersburg/Marietta, First Unitarian Universalist Society of Marietta in the Fellowship Hall. RSVP to adesign4199@gmail.com; refreshments provided More
Issues: Climate change
Action Alerts Conni Lewis August 25, 2015
Register Now: The Business of Climate Solutions
People, planet, and profit. These are the three core areas on which sustainable businesses, or green businesses, focus. It’s a tall order to balance all three, meeting the needs of current generations without compromising future ones. More
Issues: Climate change
Additional reading
Newsletter article Vickie Wolfe February 7, 2015
Additional Reading
Last month the EPA released a scientific report called "Connectivity of Streams and Wetlands to Downstream Waters" that demonstrates the importance of small streams and wetlands to downstream water quality. The report is based on current scientific research, specifically 1,200 publications from peer-reviewed scientific literature.More
Issues: Climate changeCoalWater