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Amid global push to reduce carbon emissions, Japan looks past battery-powered electric cars and envisions a ‘hydrogen society’

Hydrogen fuel cell buses are on tap for 2020 Olympics, and more fuel stations are planned
By Susan Phillips

Rep. Mehaffie talks up his nuclear bailout bill; opponents line up to trash it

Dauphin County Republican puts the price tag of his nuclear bailout at $500 million annually, arguing that’s cheaper than doing nothing.

By Marie Cusick

Young people in Philly are pushing the Green New Deal — and they’re willing to do more than just talk about it

Republicans say it’s “a socialist fantasy.” But young activists say a climate change crisis calls for dramatic action, and they’ve already staged one sit-in.

By Catalina Jaramillo

After some awkward moments, kids dressed as the Lorax got to meet Gov. Wolf — and make their point

Wolf staffers initially said he was busy, but the children saw him walking into his office and pressured him to meet.

By Marie Cusick

StateImpact Pennsylvania invites public to forum in Pittsburgh on the climate change challenge

Energy Innovation Center is the site for the Jan. 29 event
By Scott Blanchard

Pa. researcher helps document deforestation, mass extinction in Haiti

New research from a Temple University scientist shows Haiti is closer to losing its rich biodiversity than almost any other country in the world.

By Marie Cusick


Smart Talk: Pennsylvania’s nuclear dilemma: Should the state bail out plants?

A recent caucus report urged Pa. to look at what other states have done
By Merideth Bucher

Climate petition calls on Pennsylvania to cut emissions through cap-and-trade system

Dozens of groups including environmental organizations, legal scholars, churches, and local governments argue Pennsylvania has the legal authority and constitutional duty to act on climate change.

By Marie Cusick

Climate change: A crisis for humanity, but not a big deal in the Pa. governor’s race

Neither Gov. Tom Wolf nor his GOP challenger Scott Wagner have made addressing climate change a top priority.

By Marie Cusick
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