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The Allegheny Front has joined more than 300 news outlets from around the world for a special week of reporting on climate change, aimed at strengthening the media’s focus on the climate crisis. 

Covering Climate Now partners are publishing climate stories this week, September 16 – 23, in the lead-up to the United Nations Climate Action Summit in New York on Sept. 23. At that meeting, the world’s governments will submit plans to meet the Paris Agreement’s pledge to keep global temperature rise “well below” 2 degrees Celsius.

StateImpactPennsylvaniaPublicSource and The Philadelphia Inquirer are among other Pennsylvania media outlets participating in the effort.

Check out all of our climate reporting and see special reports all week.

Latest Climate Stories

Episode for September 20, 2019

We're focusing on climate change this week with a look at the state of climate education in Pa. schools. One student grapples with her questions about climate change. Plus, we talk with a philosopher about how to combat climate denial.  In Ohio, "secret" chemicals were injected nearly 11,000 times into fracking wells in a 5-year period.