climate-change

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What will Ron DeSantis learn — if anything — from Hurricane Ian? | Dick Polman

BY: - October 3, 2022

Florida is a red state condemned to consequences. And its flat-earth Republicans have long been determined to keep it that way.

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Even with Inflation Reduction Act, regional greenhouse gas compact is an essential tool | Opinion

BY: - September 28, 2022

RGGI is a meaningful and necessary component of our state’s climate change efforts. Pennsylvanians overwhelmingly support this kind of action on climate.

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‘Living Lightly on the Earth’ as we adapt to a warming planet | Opinion

BY: - September 9, 2022

While some politicians continue to rail against 'woke' culture and evade the real issues facing us, don’t you think it’s about time to wake up and start doing more to turn this ship around?

Pa. snags $7.85M from feds to help farmers fight climate change | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 23, 2022

'Climate change is presenting serious challenges to the farmers who feed us and feed our economy,' Ag. Secretary Russell Redding said.

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There’s a moral imperative to tackle climate change | Opinion

BY: - August 22, 2022

Passage of recent climate investments shows Americans are ready to take part in the cycle of creation that benefits everyone.

President Joe Biden signed his party’s signature climate, health care and tax package into law Tuesday (Screen Capture).

How will the Inflation Reduction Act help Pa. fight climate change? | Thursday Morning Coffee

BY: - August 18, 2022

Five takeaways on how the Keystone State benefits from the massive bill.

U.S. Senate preps big tax, climate and health bill after deal struck with Sinema

BY: - August 5, 2022

U.S. Senate Democrats’ wide-ranging tax, climate and health bill appears set to pass after Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona struck a deal to soften the measure’s corporate tax increase and a second tax hike aimed at wealthy finance-sector workers, Schumer told reporters Friday.

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Here’s what Biden, Congress can do right away to fight climate change, help Appalachia | Opinion

BY: - July 28, 2022

We need sweeping, proactive strategies rather than small scale band-aids.

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Biden lays out new funds for localities on climate, but no national emergency yet

BY: - July 20, 2022

With U.S. Senate negotiations over climate funding stalled, President Joe Biden on Wednesday is directing additional spending to help states and cities manage climate disasters — resisting calls from many congressional Democrats to take more aggressive executive action like a declaration of a national climate emergency. Biden is also announcing steps executive agencies are taking […]

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Climate change legislation still could pass Congress this year, Manchin insists

BY: - July 16, 2022

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin III on Friday held open the prospect of Congress passing significant climate legislation yet this year, denying reports he’s tanked the effort by walking away from talks with leadership. The reports have brought a flood of criticism for Manchin from fellow members of Congress, who say the very survival of the […]

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Supreme Court’s EPA ruling: Crippling, but not yet decapitating | Opinion

BY: - July 14, 2022

With the high court’s new doctrine, expect to see businesses challenge a plethora of regulations.

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The 2022 Yellowstone flood inundated communities and swiftly eroded the land beneath this cabin that housed park employees. (Courtesy Gina Riquier/Public domain

Climate change is making flooding worse: 3 reasons the world is seeing more | Analysis

BY: - July 12, 2022

The shift from snow to rain can have dramatic implications for flooding.