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Updated: September 15, 2020 | 1:55 pm

RGGI, behind the rhetoric: What we know about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

The Environmental Quality Board voted Tuesday to approve a draft regulation that would have Pennsylvania join RGGI. It next goes up for public comment.

By Rachel McDevitt

Bill to keep Pa. out of regional cap-and-trade program passes, but faces governor’s veto

House Bill 2025 would require legislative approval for Pennsylvania to enter a program such as the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

By Rachel McDevitt

Two Pa. colleges hit carbon neutrality goals

Allegheny College and Dickinson College hit their goals this month. 

By Rachel McDevitt

DEP projects Pa. could cut carbon emissions dramatically as part of cap-and-trade effort

Some GOP lawmakers oppose Gov. Tom Wolf’s executive order for Pa. to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.

By Rachel McDevitt

How modern emissions compare to ancient, extinction-level events

By Kate Wheeling, Eos

Carbon emissions are falling, but still not enough, scientists say

By Lauren Sommer, NPR