climate change

Green Philly panel
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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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Offshore wind energy.
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David Madden
November 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
New Jersey is doubling down on efforts to create offshore wind farms thanks to an executive order from Gov. Phil Murphy. Read more here.
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Waste Watchers
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Rasa Kaye
November 07, 2019 - 3:04 pm
Recycling is an ongoing challenge, especially at big public events. Garbage going in — in the form of single-use plastics — definitely means more garbage coming out. But some event organizers are spearheading disposal in the right direction. Read more here.
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Senior citizen looking through window
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Kim Glovas
November 04, 2019 - 4:30 am
A Villanova University nursing expert is sounding the alarm about how climate change affects older adults.
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Gov. Phil Murphy signs an executive order to establish a statewide Climate Change Resiliency Strategy on October 29, 2019.
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David Madden
October 29, 2019 - 1:59 pm
On the seventh anniversary of Hurricane Sandy hitting New Jersey, Gov. Phil Murphy signed an executive order to address the next weather disaster — and climate change in general.
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Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
October 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney is in Copenhagen this week for two environmental conferences, and he hopes his presence will make a statement.
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Adam Langley, a Villanova biologist, and a group of students team up with Smithsonian researchers to measure plants and roots in marsh areas along the East Coast to determine the impact of carbon dioxide on growth.
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Mark Abrams
October 06, 2019 - 11:23 am
The future of animals and plant life on the planet is the focus of a new scientific global Center for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Stewardship formed at Villanova University.
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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John McDevitt
October 03, 2019 - 4:43 pm
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is taking a big step in his effort to fight climate change in the nation's fourth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases. Read more here.
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Philadelphia skyline
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Rasa Kaye
September 30, 2019 - 1:19 pm
A bunch of teenagers bawled out world leaders (and the rest of us) for not doing enough to slow the rate of climate change last week. If the kids’ ire has inspired you, we’ll remind you of 1Thing that quietly and efficiently fights the good fight against rising greenhouse gases and temperatures: a...
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File photo shows an aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland.
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as world leaders met at the United Nations.
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