Climate Change

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Kenney Releases Master Plan to Fight Climate Change in Philly

The city has released a new and improved plan to fight climate change. The Powering Our Future report, released this week, includes an ambitious master plan […]

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Here’s Mayor Kenney’s Plan to Save the Planet

After President Donald Trump made public his desire to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate agreement, Mayor Jim Kenney responded in kind by […]

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Pa. Sen. Scott Wagner Thanks John Oliver for Roasting Him on National TV

Remember when Republican Pa. Sen. Scott Wagner suggested that heat from human bodies causes climate change? Or that maybe global warming happens because the earth […]

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What Philly’s Congress Members Think of Trump’s Climate Deal Exit

President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S. will leave the Paris climate agreement. Environmentalists, globalists, political and business leaders and some of Trump’s advisers have condemned his […]

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Bucks School Board VP: Teaching Climate Change Makes Kids Depressed

This is not an ordinary story about a school board’s conservative members deciding they don’t want climate change taught to children, despite the scientific consensus. […]

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City Hall Gets Ready for the Rising Tide

We’re only halfway through the 2010s, and to date, the decade has produced the two warmest summers, the snowiest winter, the wettest day and the […]

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Will Climate Change Drown Philly?

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today. Parts of Philadelphia could drown if the world doesn’t finally reduce carbon emissions. Glub glub. […]

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Urban Millennials, We’re Screwed When the Climate Apocalypse Comes

In retrospect, I should never have clicked that link. It was Monday morning, after all, and the sun was just barely up. If you must […]

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Pope Calls Earth “An Immense Pile of Filth”

Pope Francis, everyone’s favorite cool pope, released an encyclical today, Laudato si. The encyclical is in English, fortunately, and it’s all about the environment and […]

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“Pollen Tsunami” Wreaking Allergy Havoc in Philly Region

A “pollen tsunami” is making Spring 2015 one of the worst years ever for allergy sufferers in the Philadelphia region, and across the northeast United […]

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Philly Bracing for Hurricane-Fueled Power Outages

In Mayor Nutter’s final budget address yesterday, he took the opportunity to thank city agencies for working through some of the worst inclement weather in […]

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Report: Leaky Philly Gas Pipes Pose Climate Hazard

A report from StateImpact Pennsylvania says that leaking gas pipes in Philadelphia are a massive problem. Those old pipes leak enough methane to cause changes […]

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Climate Change Could Knock Out Power in Philly

Philly ranks second on a new list of cities vulnerable to climate change, the Huffington Post reports. The vulnerability? The city’s power grid: Only New […]

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Mayor Nutter Vows Climate Action

Mayor Nutter today announced he’s joining the mayors of Los Angeles and Houston to bypass Congress and set climate change policies in their respective cities.

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Billionaire’s Super PAC Targeting Tom Corbett over Climate Change

Liberal billionaire Tom Steyer’s NexGen Climate Action super PAC has announced the states it plans to pour over $100 million into this election season. I […]