envirionmental-issues

How Biden’s budget aims to fight climate change, promote conservation, aid Native Americans | Analysis

BY: - April 10, 2021

The recommendations for increased spending on conservation and climate goals are a dramatic turnaround following four years of cutbacks during the Trump administration.

Landmark climate policy faces growing claims of environmental racism | Analysis

BY: - January 4, 2021

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.

COMMENTARY

Climate change is affecting us all, increasingly those of us in Philadelphia | Opinion

BY: - December 29, 2020

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.

COMMENTARY

To build an energy efficient economy, Pa. needs to join regional greenhouse gas compact | Opinion

BY: - July 14, 2020

At a time when state budgets are crunched, $300 million from RGGI proceeds could provide a critical infusion into the economy.

Could a new federal agency revive the Great Lakes region?

BY: - May 31, 2020

A veteran Democratic lawmaker is devising a plan for a massive influx of federal aid to boost the region, which has suffered losses over the last decade.