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Climate Change

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[UPDATE] Jose Now Predicted to Bypass Jersey Shore

Due to a production error, the original version of this post featured a graphic showing the track of Hurricane Sandy in 2012. It has been […]

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City Life

As NJ Lifeguard Season Winds Down, Watch Those Irma Riptides

Forecasters warn that Hurricane Irma will bring dangerous riptides to the Jersey Shore this weekend. The category 5 storm devastated the Caribbean islands on its way to Puerto […]

Be Well Philly

7 Philly Fitness Classes Raising Funds for Hurricane Harvey Victims

Philly fitness community, unite! Let’s do what we do best and sweat it out to help our friends in Texas that have been affected by […]


Where To Eat This Weekend: All-Houston Edition

We know that a lot of you are going to be out of the city this weekend. We know that most of you are already […]


Sunoco Agrees to More Rigid Pipeline Drilling Rules

It looks like environmental groups won’t immediately take Sunoco to court over its controversial pipeline after all. On Tuesday, the company reached a draft settlement […]

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Judge Suspends All Sunoco Mariner East 2 Pipeline Construction

On Tuesday, a Pennsylvania environmental court judge ordered a two-week halt to all horizontal directional drilling associated with Sunoco’s controversial Mariner East 2 pipeline. The […]

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City Life

Excessive Heat Warning Issued for Philly

If you haven’t already, seek AC stat: an excessive heat warning has been issued for Philly. The National Weather Service announced the warning at 11 a.m. […]

City Life

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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City Life

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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Health Department: Air Quality Worsened During SEPTA Strike

If it was a little harder to breathe the first week of November, you weren’t just hyperventilating at the possibility of President Trump. According to […]

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An Earthquake Shook Philadelphia Five Years Ago Today

Five years ago today, my world shook — literally. Five years ago today, I worked on the 17th floor of the Comcast Center. I worked a […]

City Life

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 […]

City Life

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. […]

City Life

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 […]