Category Archives: Environment

Pennsylvania Parents Want to Keep Fracking at a Distance

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-10-21/energy-policy/pennsylvania-parents-want-to-keep-fracking-at-a-distance/a42326-1 October 21, 2014 – Melinda Tuhus, Public News Service (PA) Play Audio in Browser Window BUTLER COUNTY, Pa. – As natural gas drilling pads, pipelines and compressor stations spring up around the state, groups of parents calling … Continue reading

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Small Scale Food Producers are the Solution to the Global Food Crisis

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/10/16/small-scale-food-producers-are-solution-global-food-crisis Published on Thursday, October 16, 2014 By Common Dreams By Kirtana Chandrasekaran, Martin Drago Adolfo, a small farmer from El Salvador, grows 60 crops and is the personification of the solution to world food hunger. (Photo: Jason Taylor … Continue reading

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The Future is Calling Us to Greatness: Evidential Inspiration and Climate Hope—October 22, Harrisburg

Wednesday, October 22, 7:00 p.m. Unitarian Church of Harrisburg, 1280 Clover Lane, Harrisburg With Rev. Michael Dowd and Connie Barlow Science and religion must work together if humanity is to survive the 21st century. Humans have unwittingly become a planetary … Continue reading

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Climate Justice: Faith in Action (PA Interfaith Power & Light Annual Conference)—October 26, Philadelphia

PA IPL’s 2014 Annual Conference October 26    2:00 PM – 6:00 PM Check-in, fellowship, and green resources fair begin at 1:00 Summit Presbyterian Church, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia This conference will bring together clergy and lay leaders of all faiths (members of … Continue reading

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Panel Discussion on Genetically Modified Organisms—October 13, University Park

Posted at http://news.psu.edu/story/326605/2014/09/16/campus-life/rock-ethics-institute-host-panel-discussion-genetically-modified Panelists to discuss the environmental impacts of GMOs September 16, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Rock Ethics Institute will host the Research Ethics Lecture Series for a second year. The first event of this year’s series will be … Continue reading

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Urge Your PA Senator to Oppose Bill that Interferes with Implementing EPA’s Carbon Pollution Rule

From PennFuture (http://www.pennfuture.org): The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently unveiled its Clean Power Plan proposal to reduce carbon pollution from existing power plants, the largest source of pollution contributing to global warming in the United States. However, the Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Report: Methane Control Means Good Jobs, Cleaner Air for PA

Posted at http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2014-10-03/environment/report-methane-control-means-good-jobs-cleaner-air-for-pa/a42039-1 Play Audio in Browser Window October 3, 2014 – Chris Thomas, Public News Service (PA) HARRISBURG, Pa. – Many oil and gas developers are letting a valuable product escape as they drill. A new report says more … Continue reading

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Get Your “Cool Harvest” Potluck Kit

From Interfaith Power and Light (http://interfaithpowerandlight.org): The days are getting shorter, the nights are cooling down, and the leaves are starting to turn gold. Fall harvest celebrations are around the corner, from Sukkot, to International Food Day, to Thanksgiving. These … Continue reading

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Urge Gubernatorial Candidates to Stop Methane Leakage from Fracking

From the Clean Air Council (http://www.cleanair.org/): Methane leakage from shale gas infrastructure endangers public health and safety, and accelerates climate change. Leaking methane from shale gas infrastructure also includes significant amounts of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), which contributes to ground-level … Continue reading

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Join a Global Frackdown Event Near You to Take A Stand Against Fracking—October 11, Global

From Food and Water Watch (http://www.foodandwaterwatch.org/): One week from today, people around the world will join together for the Global Frackdown to fight back against big oil and gas and call on their local officials to ban fracking. Join the … Continue reading

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