environment

Fall foliage seen in Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, Albany Township, Berks County.
KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 02, 2019 - 3:19 pm
The Delaware Valley is seeing 45 degree swings in temperatures in just two days, and there's been concern the swings could have a negative impact on the fall foliage so many people like to view.
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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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TreePhilly
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John McDevitt
September 27, 2019 - 3:56 pm
In an effort to increase the tree canopy in Philadelphia neighborhoods, the city is giving away trees at nearly two dozen giveaway events across the city this fall. Read more here.
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File photo shows an aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland.
Felipe Dana/AP Photo, File
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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Pouring Fresh Tap Water Into a Glass
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Jim Melwert
September 24, 2019 - 3:18 pm
Pennsylvania is getting a $5 million grant to study health effects of chemical used in firefighting foam at the Willow Grove Naval Air Station that contaminated water supply.
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Construction for the Sunoco Mariner East pipeline.
Jeremy Long/Lebanon Daily News via USA Today Network
KYW Staff
September 24, 2019 - 1:56 pm
The Chester County District Attorney's Office has issued a public notice against the owners of the Mariner East pipeline. Read more here.
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Jim Melwert
September 22, 2019 - 10:23 am
A couple middle school students from the Philadelphia suburbs are among 30 teens selected to present in a national science competition. One of those projects tackles the obnoxious spotted lanternfly.
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A Baltimore Oriole.
Photo by Ryan Schain, Macaulay Library at Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Molly Daly
September 20, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Birds that live and breed in North America are in big trouble. That's the conclusion of a major study published Thursday, which is more evidence that the natural world is in crisis.
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A cat with a spotted lanterfly.
Molly Daly/KYW Newsradio
Molly Daly
September 17, 2019 - 6:57 pm
Pet owners are expressing both pride and concern as their dogs and cats make sport and mincemeat of the spotted lanternflies blanketing the city and suburbs.
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