Buildings create 80% of our city’s greenhouse gas emissions. These three architects are fighting climate change each day as they design good buildings.
Two factions are wrestling over the future of the natural-gas and petrochemical industries in the region, and whether to support their growth or to transition away.
Wolf claimed in the roughly six-minute interview that cracker plants and continuation of the natural gas industry would be a net good for the environment, and disagreed with Peduto's denouncement of the petrochemical industry. City Paper has identified three major claims made by Wolf and has fact-checked them to determine their accuracy.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto introduced new legislation to Pittsburgh City Council that would require all new or renovated government buildings to be net-zero, meaning they produce as much energy as they consume.
A seven-month investigation and numerous public information requests have revealed the move to increase solar power might be leading to an increase in the very emissions alternative energy sources aim to reduce.
Pittsburgh's love of fireworks is well documented.
According to a new report, the Pittsburgh region had the fourth most air-pollution related deaths of any metro area in the country.
"Beekeeping has been something I've done for all my life. It's one of those things that gets in your blood and once it's in your blood, it's hard to shake it."
How powerful institutions are criminalizing populations by locking people up and deeming them undeserving of clean air, water and healthy housing.
EHN.org investigation finds regulatory push to discredit independent evidence of harm while favoring pro-industry science despite significant shortcomings.