Energy & Environment

‘No child should ever be locked up’: SEIU Healthcare members want ICE detention center...

Immigrant families have cited extended stays in the center as the cause of emotional trauma in children who’ve been detained.

Wolf begins process to bring Pennsylvania into regional cap-and-trade program

The Democrat announced Thursday that he is beginning the process to enter the commonwealth into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, described as the "first mandatory market-based program in the United States to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.”

Pa.’s Shapiro joins other AGs to sue Trump over Endangered Species Act rollback

In a federal lawsuit, the attorneys general say the White House is putting business ahead of the environment by weakening the 1973 law,

Recycling rates could rise significantly with this simple tweak | Opinion

Consumers are more likely to recycle waste after they see messages showing the products their trash might turn into down the line.

The House GOP wants to ‘Energize PA.’ Environmentalists say ‘no thanks’

Moderate Republicans in the state House have put the brakes on a top priority for Speaker Mike Turzai — a plan encouraging natural gas development in Pennsylvania.

Feds: Bucks, Montgomery counties tapped for PFAS exposure study

Officials warned the study won’t be large enough to “effectively evaluate the relationship between PFAS exposure and cancer."

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...