Environment

  • June 3, 2014 |  That's History

    Television weather forecasts should get serious about climate change

    According to the American Meteorological Society, we have "unequivocal evidence" that "human activities" — especially the burning ...
  • June 3, 2014 |  State Impact Pennsylvania

    DEP: Philadelphia region's air quality is improving

    Living in and around a major city, some amount of air pollution comes with the territory. But the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection ...
  • June 3, 2014

    Push for GMO labeling measure in Pa.

    A handful of advocates called on Pennsylvania lawmakers Monday to support mandatory labels on food altered through biotechnology.
  • June 2, 2014

    Pa. would reduce carbon emissions by more than 30 percent under new EPA rule

    Pennsylvania would be required to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 32 percent over the next 15 years under new federal regulations announced on Mond...
  • June 2, 2014

    After Sandy, balancing the needs of nesting birds and people

    A small gray bird crouches in the sand at Barnegat Lighthouse State Park. Except for its bright orange beak, the American oystercatcher is difficult t...
  • June 2, 2014

    At Princeton University, Al Gore praises Obama's pollution cuts proposal

    Former Vice President Al Gore is praising the Obama administration's plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants over the next 15 years.
  • June 2, 2014

    Corbett critical of Obama carbon pollution plan

    Gov. Tom Corbett says he's concerned the Obama administration's plan to limit carbon dioxide pollution will result in the shutdown of hundre...
  • June 1, 2014

    Forecasters anticipate mild Atlantic hurricane season

    Beginning Sunday and continuing through the end of November, the Atlantic hurricane season is expected to pack fewer storms than usual.
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