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Pittsburgh partners with German city to develop sustainable agriculture policies

Pittsburgh partners with German city to develop sustainable agriculture policies

The city of Pittsburgh is hoping to create a new sustainable agriculture program, and is partnering with a German city that has some experience with urban farming.

Cities voted for green building codes. Now developers want to end voting
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Cities voted for green building codes. Now developers want to end voting

Powerful lobbying groups are fighting to block cities from having a final say over building codes that could cut pollution and make energy bills cheaper.
Ohio Valley mayors aim for a green recovery amid coronavirus and climate change
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Ohio Valley mayors aim for a green recovery amid coronavirus and climate change

President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, but these Ohio Valley mayors are still in with green plans.
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Pittsburgh is getting new bike-friendly streets called Neighborways
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Pittsburgh is getting new bike-friendly streets called Neighborways

People have strong opinions about any new bike lanes in Pittsburgh. But there’s a new piece of bike infrastructure coming to the city, called the Neighborway, that seems like it will be an easier sell.
Allegheny County’s departure from heating cooperative raises contracting questions
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Allegheny County’s departure from heating cooperative raises contracting questions

Some question the process by which Allegheny County has contracted with Peoples Natural Gas to provide steam to Downtown Pittsburgh buildings, allowing the county to leave a longstanding cooperative heating system.
Pope warns energy bosses of global destruction without fuel shift
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Pope warns energy bosses of global destruction without fuel shift

Pope Francis warned that climate change risked destroying humanity on Saturday and called on energy leaders to help the world to convert to clean fuels to avert catastrophe.
Climate change denial or indifference are 'perverse attitudes': Pope
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Climate change denial or indifference are 'perverse attitudes': Pope

Denying climate change or being indifferent to its effects are "perverse attitudes" that block research and dialogue aimed at protecting the future of the planet, Pope Francis said.

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