Gov. Tom Wolf's Power-Plant Carbon-Pricing Plan Nears Finish LineThe centerpiece of Gov. Tom Wolf’s plan to fight climate change took another step Tuesday toward the final regulatory threshold to impose a price on carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants in Pennsylvania.
Gov. Tom Wolf Takes Next Step To Impose Price On Greenhouse Emissions From Power PlantsGov. Tom Wolf’s administration on Tuesday solidified its intention to begin imposing a price on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants next year as part of a multi-state consortium, over the protests of coal- and gas-region lawmakers and elements of the energy industry.
Mayor Bill Peduto Commits Pittsburgh To Carbon Neutrality By 2050Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto issued an executive order committing the city to become carbon neutral by 2050.
State House Moves To Block Gov. Wolf From Imposing Price On Greenhouse Gas EmissionsThe Pennsylvania House of Representatives moved to ensure that it can block Gov. Wolf from imposing a price on greenhouse gas emissions.
Study: Greenhouse Gas Emissions Could Cause Extinction Of Certain Birds In The AreaAccording to a new report from the National Audubon Society, greenhouse gas emissions could cause 14 species of birds in the area extinct.
Gov. Tom Wolf Failed To Reach Climate Change Agreement With Republican-Controlled LegislaturePennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf is taking a big step in his effort to fight climate change in the nation's fourth-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases.
EPA Proposal Would Ease Rules On Regulation Of Methane Gas EmissionsThe EPA announced a proposal to ease regulation of methane emissions, a particularly potent greenhouse gas believed to contribute significantly to climate change.
Gov. Tom Wolf Says Pa. Needs To Consider Joining Regional Greenhouse Gas InitiativeGov. Tom Wolf says he wants to take a serious look at Pennsylvania joining a consortium of states that set caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.
Petition To Cap Greenhouse Gases In Pennsylvania Takes Next StepAn environmental rulemaking board is approving the next step for a petition seeking to fight climate change by imposing a cap-and-trade program to make Pennsylvania carbon neutral by 2052.
Gov. Tom Wolf Issues Executive Order To Reduce Greenhouse GasesWarning that climate change is all too real – “The threat that we're confronting is not an abstract problem” – Governor Wolf signed an executive order on Tuesday in Pittsburgh.
Gov. Wolf Sets Goals For Pa. To Cut Greenhouse Gas EmissionsGov. Tom Wolf is stepping up the fight against climate change and setting targets to slash Pennsylvania's greenhouse gas emissions over the coming decades.
Gov. Wolf Reviewing Plan To Cap Greenhouse GasesGov. Tom Wolf says he's considering whether to support a petition filed last week that asks a Pennsylvania environmental rule-making board to impose a cap-and-trade program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Some Politicians Worry Environmental Regulations Push May Hurt BusinessThe Obama administration is set to renew its push to restrict greenhouse gas emissions.