Why fracking is a tricky issue for Senate candidate John Fetterman. An environmental justice leader says reclaiming vacant land in communities of color is an environmental emergency. A citizen science project for the whole family can help save frogs. Plus, syrup for your pancakes doesn’t only have to come from maple trees.
- Not Just Maple: Birch, Beech and Other Sappy Trees Make Syrup Just as Sweet - Tapping other trees for syrup might help producers diversify in a warming climate. We visit one farm to give the unusual syrup a taste.
- First Person: Ariam Ford of Grounded Strategies Fights Apathy Around Restoring Environmental Justice - "This is an environmental emergency." Ford's work helps Pittsburgh communities reclaim vacant lots and underutilized land.
- Pennsylvania’s First Green Hydrogen Plant Planned for Lancaster County - The plant will use hydropower from the Susquehanna River to produce enough liquid hydrogen to fuel 1,500 heavy-duty trucks every day.
- Counting Croaks to Help Scientists Save Frogs - FrogWatch is a citizen science project that even kids can do. All you need is some training, a clipboard, a stopwatch, and a little patience.
- Senate Candidate Fetterman Negotiates Difficult Terrain on Fracking Issue - Pennsylvania Democrats often struggle to stake out a clear position on fracking, and John Fetterman's 2022 Senate bid is shaping up to be another case in point.