The roads in Pennsylvania are a mess this spring. Part of that probably has to do with the record-breaking weather events the state suffered last summer and winter. The summer produced the most rainfall for the season ever recorded in the state and the state’s infrastructure took a beating.
Time is of the essence for climate action. The 2018 Special Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes clear that we have a limited window of opportunity—about 12 years—to take effective action if we want to divert the most damaging and irreversible effects of climate change.
Climate changes that affect our health
Were you aware that Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) has developed a plan addressing climate change in the commonwealth?
We’re causing earth’s sixth mass extinction
The Trump Administration in Washington, D.C. wants to roll back federal clean-car standards. Their plan will allow automobile manufacturers to make cars that pump far more pollutants into the air than would otherwise be the case.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Rep. Matt Cartwright joined Sen. Edward J. Markey and other lawmakers on February 14 in introducing legislation to prepare Americans against the growing public health effects of climate change.
Newly seated Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with veteran Sen. Ed Markey on February 7 to introduce legislation they’ve dubbed the “Green New Deal.” It’s a broad vision laying out the need for the U.S. to react to the realities of climate change.
As I await our next snowfall along the Delaware, that poetic invocation of inevitable change drifts through my mind. I am thinking of another great American river 2,000 miles away, where life and snow are intertwined.
NORTHEAST, U.S. — Many records