Save your food scraps, save the Earth: More cities and states look to composting
Food waste composting greatly reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
EPA settles lawsuit with states, enviros over Chesapeake Bay pollution from Pa.
'We think this is another important moment in the effort to clean up the Bay,' Chesapeake Bay Foundation President Hillary Harp Falk said.
My art from ocean plastics illustrates how we’re changing the environment | Opinion
I see plastic objects as the cultural archaeology of our time – relics of global late-capitalist consumer society.
Advocates call on Philly’s next mayor to commit to zero-waste plan
Maurice Sampson, Eastern Pennsylvania director for Clean Water Action, said the city spends about $48 million a year on litter and dumping.
U.S. House GOP would make it easier for feds to give public lands away to states
Supporters of the measure agree that it would make it easier for Congress to divest public lands, but they say that’s a good thing.
EPA needs to finalize strong, comprehensive methane standards. Here’s why | Opinion
For multiple reasons, Pennsylvanians truly have the most to benefit from this federal rule-making.
2022’s U.S. climate disasters: A tale of too much rain – and too little | Analysis
While too much rainfall threatened some regions, extreme heat and too little precipitation worsened risks elsewhere.
After COP27, all signs point to world blowing past the 1.5 degrees global warming limit | Opinion
Climate model projections clearly show that warming beyond 1.5 C will dramatically increase the risk of extreme weather events.
Maryland lawmakers propose creating Chesapeake National Recreation Area
The proposal would unite a series of park areas and visitor centers owned and operated by the National Park Service.
Amid major federal investment in electric cars, it’s time for states to step up, advocates say
By Robert Zullo For years, electric vehicles posed something of a chicken-and-egg problem. Mass adoption, seen as critical to cutting the largest single source of U.S. carbon emissions, couldn’t happen until the infrastructure to allow drivers to recharge wherever they were heading was in place. And those charging stations weren’t coming until more drivers switched […]
Report: Agricultural investments for Chesapeake Bay cleanup spur economy
For every dollar spent on farmers’ best management practices, $1.75 is returned via higher sales of goods and services as well as earnings.
States, including Pa., are vying for money to start ‘hydrogen hubs.’ What are they?
'The hubs are trying to focus on areas where you have resources to produce it, resources to use it and resources to balance that supply and demand,' said Jeffery Preece, director of research and development at the Electric Power Research Institute.