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Philly Wants to Wean Off Gas. The City-Owned Gas Utility Is Refusing to Go Along.
In 2018, Philadelphia laid out an ambitious plan to cut citywide carbon pollution 80 percent by 2050. To hit that goal, the city would need to change the way it heated buildings — using electric heat pumps, for instance, instead of burning natural gas. The shift toward electric heaters and way from natural gas would meanREAD MORE
How Gerrymandering Silences the Environmental Vote
This year, state legislatures will redraw the electoral map. The GOP controls most state legislatures, and they are expected to draw congressional districts to favor Republicans, which will make it easier for them to win a majority of seats in the House of Representatives, even if they fail to win the most votes overall. This dynamicREAD MORE
How Corporations Gave Republicans Permission to Deny Reality
At the 2018 UN climate conference in Poland, visitors could watch a virtual forest degrade on a set of screens – and donate, a display said, to help save it. The installation was sponsored by Visa, a partner of that year’s conference. The Visa logo sat tucked in the corner of the large screens. Every time aREAD MORE