This week on The Allegheny Front, America’s role in the global struggle with climate change. Plus, the push for petrochemicals in the Ohio Valley and research on storing CO2 underground. And, Haiti, once a paradise of biodiversity, is quickly losing most of its forest, and with it, many species.
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Stories in this episode
- Researchers Push for Answers on Carbon Capture: Will it Stay Where We Put it?- Technology is seen as the key to lessening the effects of climate change.
- Second Ethane Cracker Closer to Reality in Ohio- Air and water permits have been issued for a second ethane cracker in the region. This one in eastern Ohio is a little more than an hour's drive from Pittsburgh.
- Wolf Sets Goal for Pa. to Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions- Asked about petrochemical industry emissions, the governor said he thinks Pennsylvania can have energy efficiency, environmental protection and a good economy.
- Event: Public Forum in Pittsburgh on the Climate Change Challenge- StateImpact Pennsylvania hosts “The future of energy: Can we get to zero carbon?” on January 29th.
- It Was the Biggest Climate Conference Since Paris. Here’s What Happened.- In spite of President Trump’s opposition, the rest of the world is still working on solving the climate crisis.