Environment

A Blue Bottle Coffee paper to-go cup rests on a table outside one of their cafes in San Francisco.
Eric Risberg/AP Photo
AP News
December 24, 2019 - 12:04 pm
A new cafe culture is brewing in the San Francisco area, where a growing number of coffee houses are banishing paper to-go cups and replacing them with everything from glass jars to rental mugs and BYO cup policies. Read more here.
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Greta Thunberg is Time’s youngest “person of the year."
Time via AP
AP News
December 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg was named Time's “person of the year” Wednesday, becoming at age 16 the youngest person to whom the U.S. magazine has given the title. Read more here.
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Philly student climate strike
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Paul Kurtz
December 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Hundreds of students in the Philadelphia area walked out of their classrooms and homes Friday morning to attend another protest against climate change. Read more here.
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Ford McDonalds Coffee Chaff
Rob Widdis Photography/Ford
CNN
December 04, 2019 - 9:35 am
Ford has tapped McDonald's to help it turn coffee parts into car parts. Starting this year, Ford is incorporating coffee chaff — coffee bean skin that comes off during the roasting process — into the plastic headlamp housing used in some cars. It's asked McDonald's, which doesn't roast its own...
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline continues in South Lebanon Township.
Jeremy Long/Lebanon Daily News via USA TODAY NETWORK
Jim Melwert
December 03, 2019 - 12:06 pm
The Chester County District Attorney's Office has filed more charges in connection with the Mariner East Pipeline, including bribery and related charges against the security manager for the company building the pipeline. Read more here.
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New Jersey hillside
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David Madden
November 26, 2019 - 3:08 pm
New Jersey is buying a large piece of land from Atlantic City Electric in rural Cumberland County in the name of conservation. Read more here.
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Philadelphia Energy Solutions
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KYW Staff
November 26, 2019 - 1:14 pm
Philadelphia's PES Advisory Committee has released a report reviewing the city's response to the June 2019 refinery explosion and looking at the future options for the site. Read more here.
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Green Philly panel
Chris Kendig Photography
Kim Glovas
November 25, 2019 - 12:20 pm
Although Philly is continuing to enhance its streets, energy use and livability, sustainability experts issued the city a report card with a just-barely passing grade. Read more here.
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Norwood
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
November 22, 2019 - 7:46 am
Delaware County residents packed a community meeting Thursday night in Norwood, where EPA officials addressed their concerns that an abandoned landfill could be linked to a cluster of cancer and autoimmune illnesses in the area. Read more.
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Tap water.
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Kim Glovas
November 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
Pennsylvania is making $30 million available to groups that care about the land and water in the state in a matching grant program. Read more here.
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