In this episode, we check out what’s next for Pittsburgh’s revitalized riverfronts and explore how fracking is causing major waves in the Democratic race for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania.
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Stories in this episode
- Are Corporations Cashing in on Earth Day? - Many corporations are using Earth Day as an occasion to advertise green products. But for consumers, there's a subtle line between savvy marketing and greenwashing.
- What’s Next for Pittsburgh’s Riverfronts? - She scored big victories helping Boston restore its beaches and plan for climate change. Now, Vivien Li has come to Pittsburgh, and she has high hopes for where the city's riverfronts are headed next.
- Could Pennsylvania’s Gas Boom Turn Philly into an Energy Hub? - Industry leaders are looking to Pennsylvania's vast natural gas reserves to fuel a manufacturing reboot in Philadelphia. But is Philly's new "energy hub" just a pipe dream?
- Pennsylvania is Moving Ahead with Plan to Reduce Carbon Emissions - The Supreme Court may have thrown Obama's plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions into legal limbo. But that's not stopping Pennsylvania from taking its own steps to combat climate change.
- Fracking is Becoming a Big Deal in the Democratic Senate Race - The Democratic primary race for the U.S. Senate is heating up, and sparks are flying on a topic that’s always hot in Pennsylvania—fracking.