PennEnvironment Latest Blog Posts

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

Even though we’ve lost between 80 and 99 percent of the monarchs in our skies, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently refused to give them endangered species protections. It’s past time to protect the dwindling species.

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Mary Katherine Moore
Content Creator

In climate policy circles, the conventional wisdom is that only climate policy experts care about the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). Not true, say thousands of Pennsylvanians.

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Kelly Flanigan
Global Warming Solutions Associate & Digital Organizer

On Jan. 14, state officials wrapped up a 60-day public comment period to gauge Pennsylvanians' interest in joining the nation’s most successful state-level program to fight climate change: the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI). During this period PennEnvironment took the opportunity to make a full-court press to show the broad and deep statewide support for tackling climate change and joining this successful program. 

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Johanna Neumann
Senior Director, Campaign for 100% Renewable Energy

What does the combination of the Biden presidency, a Republican-controlled Senate and a Democratic-controlled House mean for the future of America’s energy policy?

Join Environment America in counting down the final days of 2020 with daily activities to celebrate and explore nature.

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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate

Energy saving tips that are written in the stars

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Brynn Furey
Energy Conservation & Efficiency, Associate

Stealing your energy and the TPIN costume contest trophy

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David Masur
Executive Director

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

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Steve Blackledge
Senior Director, Conservation America Campaign

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.

John Muir was among the early advocates for preserving the Tongass National Forest. Teddy Roosevelt declared it a national forest — America's largest. But why are people from California to Texas to Maine so passionate about a forest in remote southern Alaska? Much of that passion is owed to the fact that some places stir the imagination and therefore, the soul. People also understand intuitively that the campaign to save the Tongass is about something larger than even that vast forest: It’s about what we value as a society.