House Republican lawmakers are calling on Gov. Tom Wolf to end the moratorium on natural gas drilling on state lands as part of a multi-pronged agenda for leading Pennsylvania and the United States toward energy independence.
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A recent release by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), an association of energy-industry businesses, reported that renewable energy projects across the country – and especially in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Ohio – are getting stuck before they can even get started, costing jobs, money and business opportunities.
Carbon dioxide emissions from Pennsylvania’s electricity generators increased 9.6 percent between 2020 and 2021, a sharp rebound driven by the economic recovery from the depths of the pandemic, according to figures released last week by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Green Philly hosted our second annual virtual sustainability symposium, Climate Promises to Action, on Thursday, February 17th.
Throughout the day, experts discussed the importance of coming together to improve our communities and environment. As Judy Wicks talked about the importance of working together, riding the urban and rural divide, and Terrill Haigler talked about communities coming together to better their neighborhoods, the fight against climate is a group effort.
More than 70% of Philadelphians with flood insurance can expect to see their rates increase after the Federal Emergency Management Agency changed the way it prices the coverage this month.
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Federal Highway Administration have claimed there was significant public input and adequate environmental study regarding the $100 million plan for improvements to the Bayfront Parkway.
This University of Pennsylvania professor is running for U.S. Senate with one major campaign focus: climate change.
Barron Shaw’s family has been selling fruit from its orchard that spans the Pennsylvania-Maryland border for more than a century.
To promote the Country’s progress towards renewable energy, Pittsburgh’s U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Forest Hills) announced on Sept. 27 the introduction of the Solar Supply Chain Act, which invests in making the nation a large manufacturer of solar components. Doyle said in a statement on Sept. 27 that the proposed legislation could help create over 1 million jobs in America and also help the country become a sizeable solar manufacturer to compete against China, which makes up 80% of the world’s solar manufacturing supply chain.
Residents in the southern half of Pennsylvania could spend up to 103 days each year living with temperatures that exceed 90 degrees by 2100, according to the state’s updated Climate Action Plan.