Energy & Environment

In Pictures: How Pennsylvania observed the 2019 Global Climate Strike

From Pittsburgh to Philadelphia, Pennsylvanians of every race, age and creed gathered in public squares and on the steps of the state Capitol to observe the 2019 Youth Climate Strike, and to demand government...

Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global debate | Opinion

Scholarship on climate ethics is robust, but it has had limited effects on actual policy. Young people, on the other hand, are communicating the ethical issues clearly and loudly.

School’s out for climate strike? Here’s why teens across Pennsylvania may skip class on...

Dozens of protests are scheduled in Pennsylvania as part of a global climate strike, just three days before world leaders will convene in New York City for the UN Climate Action Summit.

Electric vehicle drivers in Pa. would pay $250/year fee under advancing state House bill

The state House has advanced legislation requiring electric vehicle drivers to pony up for the wear and tear they inflict on Pennsylvania’s roads and highways.The majority-Republican chamber voted 94-90 to approve an amendment hitting...

Wolf, 14 govs. tell Congress to include strong PFAS provisions in defense bill

The chemicals have leached into groundwater, surface water and nearby private wells used for drinking water in many locations.

Pa. enviros assail Trump’s move to block states from setting tougher car emissions rules

The administration's shift in standards is 'unlawful' and will cost tens of thousands of American jobs. The White House will release more details Thursday.

Pa. environmental board will vet proposed rules restricting potent greenhouse gas emissions

Three years after they were first announced, new regulations restricting methane emissions from existing natural gas wells will get a hearing before a statewide rulemaking body this year, Gov. Tom Wolf’s office said Tuesday.The...

Toledo voters just gave legal rights to Lake Erie: That’s an important step toward...

Other countries have given lakes, rivers and other resources legal rights. This Ohio city is a test case on whether this approach can work in the U.S.

Pennsylvania doesn’t need to allow Sunday hunting. This is why | Opinion

By Vince PhillipsAs expected, a Sept. 10 House Game & Fisheries Committee hearing on whether to allow Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania showed strong contrasts between proponents and those seeking to preserve the status quo...

It’s time to shut down Mariner East — and Energy Transfer | Opinion

An Aug. 5 explosion in Chester County wasn't the beginning of the harms from Mariner East. But it should be the beginning of the pipeline's end.