A clover thought to be extinct was discovered in the region and has rebounded. One Pennsylvania town passed a single-use plastic ban, despite a state law prohibiting local bans for a year. The Amazon is burning, and that’s bad for birds. Pa lawmakers propose a cap-and-trade bill that could take years to pass.
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- West Chester bag ban sends message to Pa lawmakers - Middle schoolers pushed for the ban, despite a state law prohibiting local plastic bans until next year.
- ‘This is no longer about the science. This is somebody’s ideology.’ - A top climate scientist resigned from the USDA. Lewis Ziska says the agency buried his research for political reasons.
- Pa Lawmakers Propose a cap-and-trade system to cut carbon emissions - The bill would slash carbon emissions at least 90 percent by 2040. But it could take years before it has a chance of passing.
- Meet The Little Green Clover That Beat The Odds - The Running Buffalo Clover has been around since the mastodon. Now, it's rebounded, thanks to some no-so-tender loving care.
- State game officers partner with vets to battle deer disease - Chronic Wasting Disease is on the rise in Pennsylvania. The brain disease kills deer and elk.
- How Fires in The Amazon Could Hurt Migratory Birds - Migratory birds, some from our region, will be headed south soon. What will they face in a burning Amazon?