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In private, Shapiro's working group on climate change meets

The group tasked by Gov. Josh Shapiro with developing a state-level plan to fight climate change met for the first time last week, a step the Democrat promised to take when he questioned his predecessor's strategy to make Pennsylvania the first major fossil fuel state to adopt carbon pricing.

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Pittsburgh production considers how to make art for a warming world

In the face of overwhelming ecological crises like climate change, environmental advocates often worry that people will simply shut down and give up. So what’s an artist to do? For choreographer and performer Beth Corning, the answer is usually “make a show.”
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PittMoss sells peat-free gardening soil to reduce carbon emissions

Despite its connection to the outdoors, gardening contributes significantly to climate change because most store-bought soils contain peat. When extracted from boggy peatlands, the anaerobic substance emits high levels of carbon dioxide.

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