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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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Warm winter: Great for farmers' greenhouses, livestock and pests

An unseasonably warm January and February has been a mixed bag for Pennsylvania farmers. Some livestock do well during warmer weather, as do pests.
Carnegie Museum research shows climate change threatens wildflowers
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Carnegie Museum research shows climate change threatens wildflowers

Climate-related warming means the seasons change earlier, leading trees to put out their leaves sooner and leaving wildflowers with a shorter window of time in the sunlight.
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Where Pa. governor candidates Mastriano, Shapiro stand on energy and the environment

Democrat Josh Shapiro wants to further regulate the fracking industry, while Republican Doug Mastriano wants to expand drilling into state parks and forests.
Pa. moves natural gas well emissions rule forward, seeks to beat federal deadline
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Pa. moves natural gas well emissions rule forward, seeks to beat federal deadline

Pennsylvania is moving forward with new emissions limits on certain oil and gas sites, with two months left before federal sanctions kick in.
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