sustainability-issues

Game Commission seeks applicants for eastern Pa. commissioner

BY: - January 27, 2022

The chosen commissioner will represent the newly formed District 9, which is made up of Carbon, Berks, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill counties, on the now nine-member board. 

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2021’s biggest climate disasters cost the U.S. $145B. Five essential reads | Analysis

BY: - January 12, 2022

It was the third-most expensive year on record, and 2021 was also one of the hottest years globally and the 4th hottest year in the U.S. in 127 years of record-keeping.

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A New Year’s Resolution for Pa.: Go big on reducing methane emissions

BY: - January 10, 2022

With increasing extreme weather events plaguing Pennsylvania and the rest of the world, there’s no more time to waste.

SWPA trail council maintains its portion of GAP through donations, volunteers | Helping the Helpers

BY: - December 15, 2021

'Most of our focus has been to make the trail as safe and pleasant as possible, to bring in as much business as we can into the area,' said Yough River Trail Council President Ted Kovall.

DCNR seeks applicants for new public input council

BY: - December 9, 2021

The Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources said in a statement Thursday that it is seeking applicants for its new Next Gen Council, an advisory group that would “inform the agency’s work, advance diversity, equity and inclusion and create lasting change and necessary conditions to ensure all Pennsylvanians feel welcome on public lands.”

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Clean water bills will benefit hunters, anglers and others who love the outdoors | Opinion

BY: - December 8, 2021

'Once in a generation' is often political hyperbole -- but these Pa. House and Senate bills offer just such an opportunity.

Happy Trails Pa. looks to big boost from infrastructure bill to build, connect rail trails

BY: - November 30, 2021

'We need to finish big pieces that cost a lot of money. That’s why the infrastructure bill could not have come at a better time,' said Elaine Paul Schaefer, executive director of the Schuylkill River Greenway.

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Big Oil’s pivot to carbon capture/storage, as it keeps drilling, isn’t a climate solution | Opinion

BY: - November 29, 2021

So far, carbon capture and storage at U.S. power plants has been a failure, wasting money and resources. There is a better way.

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About that gas price spike | Editorial Cartoon

BY: - November 27, 2021

Prices are up at the pump. Who's feeling the pinch the most? Well, in this case, bigger definitely isn't better.

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How your daily choices are key to fighting climate change | Opinion

BY: - November 26, 2021

The connections between those acts and rising global temperatures may seem distant. But they have a huge impact.

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Pa. can build a clean electric vehicle future. Wolf, lawmakers must embrace it | Marc Stier

BY: - November 19, 2021

Dozens of business leaders, including leading vehicle manufacturers, have urged Wolf to redouble his efforts to electrify transportation in Pennsylvania.

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Rules clamping down on ‘forever chemicals’ clear a key regulatory hurdle | Wednesday Morning Coffee

BY: - November 17, 2021

The state Environmental Quality Board approved new limits on PFAS chemicals in water, but work remains