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Report: Reduced Meat And Dairy Consumption Crucial To Fighting Climate Change

We can have our planet, or we can have our meat and dairy, new research alleges.

04/01/2014

EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe
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Philadelphia Stepping Forward In “Green” Movement

Philadelphia is taking another step toward being in the forefront of the “sustainability” movement by using a $5-million EPA grant for its “Green City, Clean Waters” plan.

01/25/2014

From left, former DEP sec. Katie McGinty, Allentown mayor Ed Pawlowski, Revenue sec. Tom Wolf, former DEP sec. John Hanger, pastor Max Myers, Lebanon Co. Commissioner Jo Ellen Litz, Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz and Treasurer Rob McCord at the Forum at the Academy of Natural Science. (Credit: Pat Loeb)

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Environmental Issues

At a Philadelphia forum, eight Democratic gubernatorial candidates agree with each other but go after the man who wasn’t there.

01/14/2014

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Profile: A Philadelphia Green Business Owner

Philadelphia-area chefs, bakers and husband-and-wife team John Millard and Amy Beth Edelman share their love of baking and passion for the environment with the Chestnut Hill community.

12/16/2013

Green Team Members from left to right: Mary Emore, Marian Poole, Leo Kehl and Sherna Schloss
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Rydal Park Residents Started A “Green Team” To Improve Quality Of Life And Save Money

Several residents are part of a “green team” with an eye toward environmentally friendly recommendations to management that have resulted in thousands of dollars in savings and as they’ve only just begun!

11/09/2013

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How To Compost In Philadelphia

The benefits of composting include boosting garden plant health and reducing the amount of organic waste that ends up in local landfills. Here is a simple guide to composting locally in Philadelphia.

10/28/2013

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New Scholarship Program At Philadelphia Zoo Geared Toward Students From Poor Neighborhoods

The Philadelphia Zoo and ten colleges and universities are making an investment in students from poor neighborhoods, by developing a $1 million scholarship fund over the next 10 years.

05/26/2013

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New Jersey, New York To Get $569M In EPA Grants For Water Upgrades

PA officials said Thursday that $340 million in federal disaster-relief funds will be available to New York communities affected by Superstorm Sandy.

05/02/2013

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Philadelphia Ranks 11th On List Of American Cities With Most Energy Efficient Buildings

New rankings show that Philadelphia’s quest to go green is headed in the right direction.

03/12/2013

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Oceanographer John Englander Pens Book On Global Warming And The Sea

It’s the end of the world as we know it, says an oceanographer, not quite Waterworld but closer to it.

03/02/2013

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Villanova Professor Offers Fresh Christmas Tree Tips

A 4-year- research project indicates getting a fresh tree for Christmas may be better for the environment.

12/15/2012

Stigall Show Log 10.8.12

Chris reviews the Los Angeles concert/fundraiser attended by President Obama over the weekend. He also discusses Mayor Nutter’s brokering a peace between a student who wore a Mitt Romney shirt to her school and her teacher. He talks to CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss to the Steelers, Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, and Steve Moore from the Wall Street Journal.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–10/08/2012

(Earthship at Green Fest; Credit: Kim Glovas)

Green Fest In Bucks County Showcases Their ‘Earthship’

Saturday is the 5th Annual Green Fest at the Silver Lake Nature Center in Bristol, Bucks County. And the center is showing off the construction of a building that will be totally off the grid.

10/06/2012

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New Jersey Officials Look Into Cutting Back Official Car Fleet

There’s a move to trim the number of cars used by New Jersey state employees.

09/16/2012

GreenFest Philly 2012

Beautiful Day With Great Turnout For GreenFest Philly

Organizers want people to know that it is easy to be green. And exhibitors were on hand showcasing the large number of environmentally-friendly goods and services available.

09/09/2012

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