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Climate Report on PA Shows More Threats to Health, Water and Air Quality

According to a new report from Penn State University, dangerously high summer temperatures, more severe storms, an increased threat of some diseases carried by insects and drastic changes to agriculture and water quality are becoming facts of life for state residents. “The...
Posted On Aug 27 2015
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A Choice of Ice Cream or Public Policy to ‘Beat the Heat’ of Climate Change

Brutal summer weather and mobilizing for a cause – even if it is climate change – isn’t a match activists dream about.  But like it or not, today was Climate Action Day, so some enterprising environmental groups decided they’d sweeten the deal to draw out...
Posted On Jul 30 2015
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Climate Change Event Evokes Hope and Sense of Urgency

The fight against climate change was front and center last night at a Jenkintown forum organized by the advocacy group PennEnvironment featuring officials and advocates. This was no rudimentary exploration of the problem, more like a mustering of the troops and rhetorical...
Posted On Jul 01 2015
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Climate Change Forum Tues. in Jenkintown with Congressman Boyle and Experts, Advocates

Coming on the heels of Pope Francis’ climate call to action, a forum is set for Jenkintown this Tuesday evening on the role of climate change locally and the upcoming federal rules on carbon emissions for power plants. Congressman Brendan Boyle (D-PA-13) is joining health...
Posted On Jun 25 2015
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