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Reading is Getting Ready for Climate Change

By Lisa Scheid, Reading Eagle, May 26, 2020.

Reading’s path to committing to 100% renewable energy began almost four years ago with a worried community college writing professor.

Stephanie Anderson of Reading Area Community College found herself looking for a …

What we must do to dismantle white supremacy

350.org  .

There is no just recovery for climate, without addressing the systemic extraction, harm and violence towards Black communities.

As we continue to see police and citizen violence on Black people,

Two PA Colleges Hit Carbon Neutrality Goals

May 4, 2020. 90.5 WESA.
Two Pennsylvania colleges are now carbon-neutral — joining only a handful of other schools with the same achievement nationwide. Allegheny College in northwestern Pennsylvania and Dickinson College in central

NY Stops Williams Pipeline: Enormous Victory

350.org Press Release, May 15, 2020.

(New York City) Climate and community leaders celebrated today as the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced their denial with prejudice of a key water permit for the Williams Northeast Supply Enhancement

Greenwashing Is Real—Here’s How to Avoid It

Inside Eastman’s moonshot goal for endlessly circular plastics

By Joel Makower, GreenBiz, May 11, 2020.

At first glance, the sprawling industrial site, covering roughly 900 acres in Kingsport, Tennessee, appears to be just another chemical manufacturing facility. There are hundreds of buildings and countless miles of pipes, conveyors, …

The Next Page: From steel to plastic — a future most foul

By Charles McCollester, Pittsburgh Post Gazette op-ed, April 26,2020.

 

A decade ago, my Pittsburgh Post-Gazette op-ed, “Under Siege by Marcellus Marauders,” raised the alarm that “a thousand Marcellus Shale sites are in the works, with tens of thousands more …