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Life & Style

8 Ways to Cut Back on Plastic Waste in Your Beauty and Wellness Routines

This article was originally published in our April 2020 print issue as a part of a guide to living a zero waste lifestyle. Given the […]

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City Life

10 Ways to Create Less Waste at Home

This article was originally published in our April 2020 print issue as a part of a guide to living a zero waste lifestyle. Given the […]

City Life

Congrats: Philadelphians Are Among America’s Top Mask-Wearers, Per Study

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Philly Scores High on National Mask-Wearing Survey […]

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City Life

How Philly Is Using the Shutdown As a “Natural Experiment” for Improving Air Quality

The shutdown of non-essential businesses and the implementation of stay-at-home orders has helped slow the spread of coronavirus around the globe. It’s also had a […]

City Life

Philly Just Took a Big Step Toward Making Big Buildings More Energy Efficient

As part of our in-depth look at climate change in Philadelphia this November, we included a section on the city’s single largest contributor of greenhouse […]

City Life

Meet the 18-Year-Old Youth Organizer Fighting for a Greener Philly

If you’ve paid attention to the news at all this year, then you’re probably well aware of recent youth-led strikes against climate change — including […]

City Life

DePasquale: Climate Change Costs Pa. Hundreds of Millions of Dollars a Year

We already know that climate change has the potential to wreak havoc on our environment here in Pennsylvania and across the world (as we wrote […]

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City Life

What Can Philly Do About Climate Change? A Whole Lot, Actually.

You know those digital flood-simulation maps? The ones that show how water will begin to creep into the streets of Lower Manhattan and put it […]

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City Life

The City’s $200M Plan to Save South Philly’s FDR Park

This article is one piece of a bigger story on climate change in Philadelphia. You can read the full story here. Philly’s sole estuary park […]

City Life

We Need to Stop Building Shore Houses

This article is one piece of a bigger story on climate change in Philadelphia. You can read the full story here.  Approximately no one wants […]

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City Life

Philly Should Charge People to Drive Into Center City

This article is one piece of a bigger story on climate change in Philadelphia. You can read the full story here.  Philadelphians waste more than […]

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City Life

Philly Needs to Move the Airport Before It’s Underwater

This article is one piece of a bigger story on climate change in Philadelphia. You can read the full story here.  That glittering river you […]

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City Life

Sneak Peek: Inside Philadelphia Magazine’s November Issue

The November issue of Philadelphia magazine is on its way to mailboxes right now, and it’s bursting with content that gets at the heart of life in the […]

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City Life

Philly Public Schools Will Mark Climate Change Protesters Absent Today

All the Greta Thunbergs of Philly will skip school on Friday to hit the streets in protest as people around the world take part in […]

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Be Well Philly

These Philly-Area Companies Are Trying to Help You Use Less Plastic

More people are starting to reckon with the fact that climate change is having an irrevocable effect on the world. In October, UN issued its […]