climate-change

COMMENTARY

Nobel winners made possible predictions of global warming and modern weather forecasting | Opinion

BY: - October 14, 2021

Nearly 50 years ago early climate modelers foresaw the overall warming of the Earth’s surface

As Pa. lawmakers evaluate the future of electric vehicles, this company is thinking strategically

BY: - October 5, 2021

“This is the future, and I think we need to get ahead of this from a commonwealth perspective and realizing the potential this has to bring jobs and economic growth to our region,” Senate Transportation Committee Chairman Wayne Langerholc, R-Clearfield, said.

COMMENTARY

Manchin’s support for nat.gas could derail Biden’s climate goals. Here’s how | Opinion

BY: - September 30, 2021

The federal budget isn’t the end game. It’s only one step. This bill has to be about financial incentives and penalties

COMMENTARY

How states like Pa. are using Hurricane Ida to push infrastructure bill | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - September 24, 2021

Governors of both parties are lobbying Congress to ensure resilience measures are included in the bipartisan infrastructure deal, according to a published report.

‘The goal is to act now’: state officials detail Pa.’s 2021 Climate Action Plan

BY: - September 22, 2021

The plan builds on six areas of impact noted in the 2021 Climate Change Impacts Assessment

COMMENTARY

Clean Energy: A spiritual call to action | Opinion

BY: - September 20, 2021

Climate change impacts us all, but particularly communities of color, including Black communities, who experience climate change impacts first and worst. Americans of color breathe in 40 percent more pollution than white Americans; 68 percent of Black Americans live within thirty miles of a coal plant; and the poor, elderly, and marginalized around the world are least equipped to prepare for or respond to the myriad threats of climate change. 

As nation grapples with climate disasters, Pa. reps look to resurrect a Depression-era program

BY: - September 13, 2021

If Pa. lawmakers get their way, a Depression-era environmental work relief program may make a revival after a nearly 80-year hiatus

These are the four big climate items in the reconciliation bill in Congress | Analysis

BY: - September 12, 2021

Fighting climate change is key for House progressives. Many won't support the $1.2T bipartisan infrastructure bill unless a more robust climate bill also passes

COMMENTARY

‘Work with hope’: A poet and classics scholar on facing the flood of bad news | Opinion

BY: - September 3, 2021

Human beings are more enduring, more adaptable, than we give ourselves credit for.

Pa. set to enter northeastern initiative limiting carbon from power plants

BY: - September 1, 2021

“I don’t think anyone would be willing to bet that there won’t be court actions on either side, depending on what the final result is,” the panel’s chairperson, George Bedwick, said.

Study: Trusted messengers can move the needle on GOP climate change acceptance | The Numbers Racket

BY: - August 16, 2021

If you’ve ever listened to a state House Environment Resources and Energy Committee Meeting, you know Republicans can be … well, resistant, to accepting the scientific community’s conclusion on climate change, of which 97 percent of actively publishing climate scientists agree that humans are causing climate change.  But recent research published in Nature Climate Change, […]

‘Big and bold’ infrastructure bill still falls short on helping states fight climate change

BY: - August 6, 2021

“We’re going to do things to reduce climate emissions, but we’re going to spend more in ways that we know increase them,” one expert said