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Removing asbestos from school buildings is imperative, and could make a powerful statement as we approach Mesothelioma Awareness Day on Sept. 26

Report | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

We have a choice.  Do we want to continue powering our lives by burning fossil fuels, destroying wild places, clean water, our health and the climate?  Or are we ready to take a different path?

News Release | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

PITTSBURGH -- As local officials fail to protect Pittsburghers from air pollution, local organizations and concerned citizens are kicking off "Toxic Ten Week," a campaign with daily activities meant to spur officials in Allegheny County to action.

News Release | PennEnvironment

[WASHINGTON DC] -- The U.S. Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis released a long-awaited report Tuesday, making the case for comprehensive climate solutions to meet the goal of net-zero carbon emissions nationwide by 2050. This target is in line with the global recommendations set in 2018 by the International Panel on Climate Change, to prevent the Earth from warming more than 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels and help us avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

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The Trump administration announced Monday that it will begin oil leasing in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. We've been working for decades to protect this 19 million acre wilderness, and we're not giving up now.

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Coronavirus update

Our work to defend the environment can’t stop and won’t stop in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. We’ll keep advocating on your behalf — at a safe social distance — for clean air, clean water, clean energy, wildlife and open spaces, and a livable climate.