Landmark climate policy faces growing claims of environmental racism | Analysis
The Pa. Department of Environmental Protection noted that cap-and-trade will not solve the climate crisis on its own, touting its enforcement of other air pollution regulations.
Climate change is affecting us all, increasingly those of us in Philadelphia | Opinion
There is reason for hope on federal methane policy next year as we all seek to turn the page on a devastating and traumatic 2020.
Pa. doesn’t have to choose between good jobs and a healthy environment | Opinion
It’s essential that all elected officials recognize that a majority of workers and Pennsylvania voters support commonsense steps to protect and promote jobs in tandem with safeguarding our environment.
Pgh. Mayor Bill Peduto unveils a plan to help the Ohio Valley transition from fossil fuels
Last week, he introduced his “Marshall Plan for Middle America,” which looks to provide a road map for investment in renewable energy through federal funds, private corporations with public guidance from local governments, and input from universities.
Instead of fighting him, lawmakers should help Gov. Wolf promote a cleaner, healthier future for all
The Legislature is acting as if the fossil fuel generation market is healthy and sustainable and nothing needs to be done.
Letting Pa. join regional greenhouse gas compact makes economic and environmental sense | Opinion
We’re one step closer toward meaningfully addressing climate change in the Commonwealth – but we have a long way to go.
Pa. environmental board approves plan to limit carbon from power plants; Wolf admin sets 2022 target date
The Environmental Quality Board voted 13-6 Tuesday to let Pennsylvania enter the multi-state Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.
We shouldn’t have to choose between a clean environment and more jobs. We can have both | Opinion
We need real dialogue that understands energy jobs and environmental concerns are not mutually exclusive. It's not an either/or proposition.
COVID-19 is a wake-up call: It’s high time for action on our climate crisis | Opinion
We are at a crossroads. Let’s put people’s health and safety first, and get ahead of the next crisis while responding to this one.
Pa.’s building trade unions need to be allies, not opponents, of a cleaner climate | Opinion
Union leaders understandably want to protect jobs, But Democratic legislators must resist this union pressure and vote with a broader societal focus.
Grand jury report on fracking should be a catalyst for change. This is why | Opinion
Read the report. And then ask yourself this simple question: would you let your family live in a community with fracking?
To build an energy efficient economy, Pa. needs to join regional greenhouse gas compact | Opinion
At a time when state budgets are crunched, $300 million from RGGI proceeds could provide a critical infusion into the economy.