Environmentalists say the country’s strict Covid restrictions are cutting off international collaborations and stymieing climate projects.
Pennsylvania’s Independent Regulatory Review Commission voted 4-1 on Thursday to approve tighter emission standards for the conventional oil and gas industry, but a House committee vote will delay the state’s implementation of the regulation and cause the state to miss a deadline set by the federal government.
Right before the midterm elections, Governor Wolf signed a huge tax package that encourages gas production in the state.
A natural gas storage well in Cambria County has been leaking gas for 10 days, blanketing the mountains in Jackson Township with a roar like a jet engine and its valleys with an odor of hydrocarbons.
Dr. Shanna Swan, a leading reproductive epidemiologist at Mount Sinai and adjunct scientist with Environmental Health Sciences, discusses a new analysis that found that sperm count globally dropped by more than half between 1973 and 2018, and that the decline is accelerating.
Dr. Swan, a coauthor of the new analysis published in the Human Reproduction Update journal, outlines the implications of this infertility crisis and some of the environmental causes. Swan authored the book Count Down: How Our Modern World Is Threatening Sperm Counts, Altering Male and Female Reproductive Development, and Imperiling the Future of the Human Race.
Watch the video above for Dr. Swan's thoughts on the latest findings, and read about the report here.
Instead of focusing on negotiations, let the main event be information sharing, financing and partnerships that produce faster technological change.