New research shows social media platforms can be designed to help people with different political views learn about and discuss complex, controversial topics.
The study showed landscapes across the globe will change dramatically — threatening biodiversity and many natural systems humans rely on.
Homes exposed to rising seas are selling for about seven percent less than similar properties that aren’t at risk.
The groups say the Brunner Island plant is discharging toxic pollutants including arsenic, boron, sulfate, and lithium from its unlined coal ash waste ponds.
The study says a pipeline “release” such as a small leak or a major rupture was likely to occur once every 79 years along a 35-mile stretch of pipeline such as that through Chester and Delaware counties.
“If we find a rare plant and it exists in Pennsylvania and it’s extinct in every other state, then that becomes a valuable piece of information,” a researcher said. Such discoveries could help protect vulnerable species.
LEED, which stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, has been used to signify green buildings. The certification now includes cities focused on sustainability.
In the Marcellus Shale region, the increases were the smallest among six areas studied. Researchers expect water use to keep going up.