On this week’s Allegheny Front, we explore what student activists are taking away from the climate talks in Paris and get a tour of the new environmental center being built in Pittsburgh’s Frick Park.
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Stories in this episode
- This is What the New Environmental Center at Frick Park Will Look Like
In 2002, a fire destroyed the environmental education center in Pittsburgh's Frick Park. But the new center, now under construction, will be a world-class green building.
- Kerry Calls for ‘Bold’ Action at Close of Climate Summit
Secretary of State John Kerry called on global leaders to not let political dysfunction get in the way of saving the planet for future generations.
- What Student Activists are Taking Away from the UN Climate Talks
Outside the formal negotiations in Paris, students activists are hoping to leave their mark on the global conversation about climate change.
- Gas Leaks Could Be Killing City Trees in Philadelphia
Trees that line city streets can be especially vulnerable to pests, disease and lack of water. But it turns out gas leaks could also be killing trees.
- A Gas Station Christmas
The romance of selling Christmas trees at his family's gas station is a treasured part of Joey Spehar's holiday memory—even if it was a lot of work.