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In-depth coverage of our climate change issues and the impact on the Philly area

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 03:22 PM EDT

Climate Activists Dress as Pikachu and Rally Outside of Japanese Embassy in Manila

Climate Activists Dress as Pikachu and Rally Outside of Japanese Embassy in Manila

Filipino activists from the climate-change group 350.org dressed as Pikachu, the famous Japanese cartoon character, to call on the Japanese government to stop financing coal projects as the country prepares...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 04:41 PM EDT

Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami

Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami

Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week's presidential debates...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 07:45 AM EDT

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a 'Health Emergency'

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a 'Health Emergency'

As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 09:08 AM EDT

Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks,...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 12:46 PM EDT

Learn How to Make Your Travel Experience Eco-Friendly

Learn How to Make Your Travel Experience Eco-Friendly

If you’re thinking about traveling this summer for your vacations, consider this: Ecotourism is becoming increasingly popular among travelers lately. You might want to try it, too. You may be wondering what...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 01:36 PM EDT

Ore. Poised to Pass Progressive Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy

Ore. Poised to Pass Progressive Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 04:55 PM EDT

Climate Talks Held as Arctic Ice Melts, Concerns Grow

Climate Talks Held as Arctic Ice Melts, Concerns Grow

Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming. Officials meeting in the...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 11:41 AM EDT

Three Islands Disappeared in the Past Year. Is Climate Change to Blame?

Three Islands Disappeared in the Past Year. Is Climate Change to Blame?

There is increasing concern that rising sea levels due to climate change will have devastating effects on low-lying islands and coastlines, as scientists have found that three islands have disappeared within the...

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 at 02:12 PM EDT

Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

Warming Climate May Reduce Sea Life by 17%, Study Finds

The world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says. Every degree Celsius (1.8...

Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at 11:09 AM EDT

Activists Push Back Against Utilities to Brighten Solar Energy's Prospects

Activists Push Back Against Utilities to Brighten Solar Energy's Prospects

Stephen Pelton’s EcoSmart Home Services in Berlin, Connecticut, expanded into installing rooftop solar panels about eight years ago, an outgrowth of work making houses more energy efficient. But now that the...

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2 Teens Shot as Gunfire Erupts During School Football Game
2 Teens Shot as Gunfire Erupts During School Football Game

Two teen boys were shot when gunfire erupted during a Friday night football game between two high schools in Philadelphia, according to police.

2 Gunmen Run Around Van Shooting at Each Other in Chester
2 Gunmen Run Around Van Shooting at Each Other in Chester

A wild, close-range shootout on a street in Chester City Friday morning was caught on a surveillance camera and the video was released by police hoping the public will help identify one of the gunmen.

Reward Climbs to $35K as Search for NJ Girl Comes Up Dry
Reward Climbs to $35K as Search for NJ Girl Comes Up Dry

The reward for information leading to a 5-year-old New Jersey girl climbed to $35,000 Friday as a search that involved more than one hundred local and federal officers failed to turn up the missing child.

Former Teacher Admits to Sex With Student, Prosecutors Say
Former Teacher Admits to Sex With Student, Prosecutors Say

A former New Jersey high school teacher has admitted to having sex with an underage student, prosecutors announced.

Trump Gets Heat for Urging Ukraine to Probe Joe Biden's Son
Trump Gets Heat for Urging Ukraine to Probe Joe Biden's Son

President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear...

Two More Cases of Potentially Deadly EEE Discovered in NJ
Two More Cases of Potentially Deadly EEE Discovered in NJ

Two more people in New Jersey were confirmed to be infected with a potentially deadly mosquito-borne illness that has been spreading across the region