What can Pa. learn from a Washington State community’s transition away from fossil fuels?
New reports highlight how to repair the Appalachian economy without relying on fracking
Wolf must veto these bills defanging Pa.’s power to fight climate change | Opinion
While the rest of the world embraces action and common sense, Pennsylvania cannot afford to fall further behind.
Wolf proposes funneling cap-and-trade dollars to transition fossil fuel workers
Legislation now before the state House and Senate would distribute about one-third of RGGI revenues to the communities who lose fossil-fuel jobs, with the rest going to the state Clean Air Fund, which pays for pollution mediation projects, as well as environmental justice projects and administration costs.
E-bikes coming to Pgh’s Healthy Ride bike share thanks to grant from Heinz Endowments
“That just feels sort of like you have a superpower when you’re going up hills,” White told WESA-FM about the potential of e-bikes.
The U.S. electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions | Analysis
Renewable energy’s rapid growth is accelerating a national shift to a carbon-free electric power system.
United Mine Workers union comes out in support of transition to clean energy
Fossil fuel labor unions and environmentalists have often been at odds, and in large part, still are in Southwestern Pennsylvania, but UMWA’s support may be a new starting point.
REPORT: These states export the most energy | The Numbers Racket
A report from Commodity.com, a commodity trading and investment company, shows just how much energy production has changed across the country and which states now dominate the sector.
In the aftermath of a devastating winter storm, can we take lessons from Texas? | Opinion
Keep politics out of it. You can’t deliver reliable power that is also reasonably priced without robust regulation.
Saylor to DEP: What assurance do you have Pa. citizens ‘aren’t going to die like they did in Texas?’
A top Pennsylvania Republican repeated a narrative without expert backing about Texas’ power failures during a budget hearing with state environmental regulators on Monday. While asking questions of Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell, House Appropriations Committee Chairman Stan Saylor, R-York, pressed on Pennsylvania’s preparedness for extreme winter weather, such as the record lows […]
In another clash with lawmakers, Wolf vetoes bill blocking his efforts to fight climate change
Pa. releases roughly 264 million tons of carbon each year, according to state data. About a third of that comes from power plants.
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.
Trump inflates Pennsylvania nat.gas job figures by 3500 percent | Fact Check
Trump claimed during this week that there are currently 940,000 natural-gas jobs in Pennsylvania. That's a gross exaggeration.