Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration is urging Republicans to authorize the state to join a regional consortium to limit greenhouse gases. At the same time, a citizen-led climate petition is under review at the state Department of Environmental Protection.
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PJM, nation’s largest power grid operator, grapples with carbon pricing as states diverge on climate policies
The organization is trying to walk a fine line between respecting states’ rights while figuring out how to incorporate diverse climate polices into its wholesale electricity market.
Pennsylvania’s had a lot of tornadoes this year. But scientists don’t know if there’s a climate change link
It’s already hard to predict whether tornadoes will pop up within a few hours’ time frame.
It isn’t easy being green: New research explores potential downside of nudging people to behave differently
Nudges can be attractive mechanisms to achieve public policy outcomes — they’re relatively cheap, often painless ways to get people to change their behavior. But can they backfire?
51 percent of those surveyed in a new Muhlenberg College poll called climate change a major health risk.
The political, historical, and energy landscape of Pennsylvania made nuclear subsidies a tougher sell here, compared to other states.
‘What does the science say?’: Bipartisan group of legislators reintroduces bills to get Pennsylvania 100% powered by renewable energy
The measures include language creating a Just Transition Community Advisory Committee, to help ensure workers displaced from fossil fuel industries find new jobs.