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Carbon countdown clock: how much of the world's carbon budget have we spent?

The clock marks how long it will take, if the rate of greenhouse gas emissions stays the same, before 2 degrees celsius of warming is likely. The 2015 Paris climate accord seeks to keep warming well below 2 degrees above pre-industrial levels, to prevent the worst effects of climate change.

Here's how The Guardian built the clock. Here's more on Pennsylvania's response to climate change.

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Pa. measures air quality with colors. Here’s what they mean

Air quality reached red, purple and maroon levels in different parts of Pennsylvania on Thursday.

By Rachel McDevitt

Pa. lawmakers examine climate issues related to proposed hydrogen hub

Some see hydrogen as one solution to climate change, by using it in place of fossil fuels in sectors such as aviation and heavy industry.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Pa. advocates say more scrutiny needed over well-plugging money

Pennsylvania has upwards of 200,000 estimated orphan and abandoned wells.

By Rachel McDevitt



Methane leaks from pipelines targeted by proposed federal rule

The rule is part of the Biden Administration’s pledge to reduce methane emissions 30% below 2020 levels by 2030.

By Rachel McDevitt
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StateImpact Pennsylvania is a collaboration among WITF, WHYY and the Allegheny Front.

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