Energy & Environment

Wolf vetoes multi-million methane tax credit, gas allies push for override

This story was updated at 1:48 pm with additional information.Gov. Tom Wolf has vetoed a multi-million dollar tax credit for petrochemical manufacturing.Wolf had promised the veto in early February as the bill passed the...

What our ‘Year Without a Winter’ tells us about the real threat of climate...

According to AccuWeather readings at the Pittsburgh airport, the temperature from January 1 to March 19 averaged 5 degrees above normal.

Pa. can show leadership in the new energy era — Without joining RGGI |...

Unlike the other RGGI states, Pennsylvania has reduced emissions significantly while also reducing consumers’ electricity costs.

The COVID-19 pandemic is a reminder that we’re a part of nature, not above...

As environmentalist and writer John Muir once said, “When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.”

COVID-19 outbreak and climate change: Coping with an existential crisis and its deniers |...

A common element in these two crises is the polarization of public opinion. Confirmation bias plays a big role in this problem.

Methane reduction rules make environmental, economic sense. This is why | Opinion

We urge the Wolf administration and DEP to move deliberately through the rule-making process to effect protective, cost-effective standards.

Pa. Sen. Bob Casey scores 100 on enviro group’s report card; Toomey gets a...

The grades, awarded by the League of Conservation Voters, track lawmakers' support across a broad range of subject areas, including energy, climate change, public health, public lands and wildlife conservation. The advocacy group has issued its annual report card since 1970.

Pennsylvania should take the lead on advanced energy technologies | Opinion

Carbon capture and storage is the most “critical” technology for reducing emissions. Pennsylvania should take the lead in this area.

What two rallies say about the fight over a natural gas tax credit |...

Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf has vowed to veto the legislation. A fight over a potential override vote in the Legislature is growing more likely by the day.

‘We need to make a profit first’: What’s at stake in proposed gas tax...

Goldschneider’s company is looking to build its first plant to produce methanol, an alternative fuel that can be burned to power cars and ships.