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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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Three Mile Island considers nuclear restart as Pa. lawmakers look to new tech to meet demand

Power demand is growing now with the rise of data centers and new technology

By Rachel McDevitt

Climate advocates boost EVs as anti-EV ads run in Pa.

The advocacy arm of the Environmental Defense Fund says EVs are getting more affordable and convenient each year.

By Rachel McDevitt

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Pa. lawmakers begin debate on new renewable energy goals

In March, Shapiro announced a plan to get 35% of the state’s electricity from clean sources by 2035.

By Rachel McDevitt

Conodoguinet Creek the focus of new citizen science project

The goal is to combine citizen science with existing data from regulatory bodies.

By Rachel McDevitt

Heat wave expected for Pa. Here’s what to do.

The National Weather Service forecasts Central Pa. could feel hotter than 100 degrees.

By Rachel McDevitt
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