environment

Electric vehicle and charging station
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Mike Dougherty
January 18, 2020 - 10:32 am
Governor Phil Murphy wants New Jersey to be a national leader in the push to put electric vehicles on the road, so he's offering an incentive for buyers. Read more here.
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Plastic bags.
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David Madden
January 18, 2020 - 4:00 am
Proponents for a ban of single-use plastic and paper bags in New Jersey insist they are undaunted after legislators failed to pass a bill. Now, the effort must start all over again. Read more here.
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A community activist poses with signs to be used at a protest in New York City, where the PES action will occur.
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Tim Jimenez
January 17, 2020 - 7:50 am
The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery, the site of a massive explosion and fire last summer, is being auctioned off in New York on Friday. A group of environmental activists and community members is making the trip to the law firm where the auction is taking place. Read more here.
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Graphic of pill filled with earths
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Rasa Kaye
January 13, 2020 - 3:00 pm
Members of the medical community are keeping a weather eye on how our rapidly warming world is already challenging our physical well-being — and how that may change how they respond to the increased demand for drugs to treat climate change’s exacerbation of health problems. Read more here.
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A group of kids write down what they changes they plan to make to positively affect the environment at the Academy of Natural Sciences.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 13, 2020 - 4:30 am
As 2020 marks the 50th year since the first Earth Day, the Academy of Natural Sciences has launched a year-long initiative to show how everyday choices can affect the environment. Read more here.
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Glass of water
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Molly Daly
January 09, 2020 - 5:53 pm
Members of the Congressional PFAS Task Force held a news conference Thursday to push for the passage of a bill that would require the federal government to address PFAS contamination. Read more here.
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A kangaroo escapes the wildfire in Australia.
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CNN
January 07, 2020 - 12:38 pm
The blazes, which have been burning across Australia for months, have razed homes and wiped out entire towns. Nearly half a billion animals have been impacted by the fires in New South Wales alone, with millions potentially dead. Read more here.
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Eco-friendly New Year's resolutions
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Rasa Kaye
December 30, 2019 - 3:16 pm
Take a long view at the next year, if not the next decade, and consider how we can all maintain the momentum toward preserving the planet. We like to call it 1Thing we can all do, but if you’re revising your list of New Year’s resolutions, there are actions you can take on a daily, monthly or once-...
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This week's panel includes Daddy University's Joel Austin, Tildie's Toybox owner Michelle Gillen-Doobrajh, and psychologist Rory Cohen.
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Flashpoint
December 15, 2019 - 8:55 am
This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about gender-neutral parenting. Read more here.
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Kimberly McGlonn, the founder of the sustainable clothing line Grant Blvd.
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Antionette Lee
December 13, 2019 - 4:00 am
Kimberly McGlonn, the founder of the sustainable clothing line Grant Blvd, is on a mission to change the way we consume fashion. While the cost of fashion is more affordable to Americans today, it comes at a price to the environment. Read more here.
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