The wonder and peril of bird migration with author Scott Weidensaul. Teaching computer models to identify birdsong to aid in conservation. The Department of Energy listens to community perspectives on the ethane and petrochemical industries. News about the Falcon pipeline and climate education in Pa. schools.
- Teaching Machines to ID Birdsongs to Help Save Imperiled Species - The first publicly available soundscape recordings of bird sounds with more than 16,000 annotations will help teach computer models to identify bird species.
- As Climate Change Urgency Grows, Pa. Is Still Working on New Standards for Teaching About It - Under Pennsylvania's current science education standards, students don't learn about climate change until 12th grade. New standards won't be in place until 2024.
- Climate Activists Set Their Sights on the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission - They want Gov. Wolf to appoint new members of the PUC who are dedicated to climate justice and ending environmental racism.
- Appalachian Communities Talk Gas, Plastics, and Inequity with Federal Energy Officials - The Department of Energy collected perspectives from Ohio Valley communities impacted by the ethane and petrochemical industries to include in a report to Congress.
- Federal Pipeline Agency Issues Warning Letter to Shell for Falcon Project - The agency didn't issue Shell a fine for "probable violations" along sections of the Falcon pipeline but instead ordered the company to fix the problem.
- Pa. Native’s Book Looks at ‘Global Odyssey of Migratory Birds,’ Challenges From Climate Change - Scott Weidensaul's new book examines challenges for birds that migrate across the globe, but also the "astounding resilience of nature."