Recent reports stress the urgency of reducing carbon emissions to check the worst effects of climate change. At a public event In Pittsburgh, a distinguished panel waded into the possibilites, obstacles and potential solutions.
NPR reporter Howard Berkes joins StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Reid Frazier to discuss regulatory failures — and the human cost, including to Pennsylvania miners — of a disease that has been described as “suffocating while alive.
How should journalists go about covering research, so that they add to the public discourse rather than inflame it? StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Amy Sisk talks to two reporters who’ve covered studies tied to fracking and health for this episode of the “e...
Bethany McLean, contributing editor at Vanity Fair, peers into the business side of fracking and finds an industry that is moving ‘astonishing’ amounts of money but isn’t as financially strong as it might seem.
Pennsylvania was among the first governments in the world to guarantee its citizens the right to a clean environment. In practice, that didn’t mean much — until now. As fracking transformed the state’s rural landscapes,
The Holleran family stood firm against a natural gas pipeline that threatened their dream of a maple syrup farm. They navigated the twisting turns of an inscrutable federal bureaucracy. They stood between the trees and chainsaws.
Pennsylvania’s most polarizing pipeline brings the fracking boom through Philadelphia’s suburbs. The neighbors aren’t happy. We explain.
The reporters at StateImpact Pennsylvania, a public media reporting collaboration among WITF, WHYY, WESA and The Allegheny Front, bring you a podcast that goes behind the headlines about how we find and use energy in Pennsylvania.