In this episode, we check out how the great weather climate change has brought us so far may be killing our motivation to act decisively on big threats it promises to bring in the future.
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Stories in this episode
- Explosion Stokes Worries About Pipeline Safety in Pennsylvania - In the wake of the drilling boom, Pennsylvania is now seeing a boom in natural gas pipeline construction. But last week's explosion has some Pennsylvanians raising big questions about pipeline safety.
- Is Great Weather Killing Our Motivation to Act on Climate Change? - Americans are not responding to climate change with the urgency that scientists are telling us the problem demands. The reason why may be all this pleasant weather climate change has brought us so far.
- Get Ready for a Way More Detailed Look at Pittsburgh’s Air Pollution - A new research center at Carnegie Mellon University will soon give Pittsburghers block-by-block, minute-by-minute looks at the city's air quality.
- How Well Do You Know Your Pennsylvania Spring Wildflowers? - If you want to impress your friends on your next hike through the woods, there's a guy at Raccoon Creek State Park that can make you a guru of spring wildflower identification.
- Is It Time for Climate Activists to Change Tactics? - With the science of climate change basically settled, some in the movement are arguing climate activists need to do less marching and start pushing a clear legislative agenda.
- House Panel Votes to Block Drilling Regulations—Again - For the second time in less than a month, a House committee has voted to block tougher regulations for Pennsylvania’s oil and gas industry.