Union of Concerned Scientists: "Science Under Siege at the Dept. of Interior"

How can we fix plastic waste problems amid a production boom?

Breathe Better Day

Celebrate air quality awareness with the Carnegie Museum of Art! The museum presents a day of lectures, discussions, and family-friendly activities. Just drop in!

Event-Date: 
Saturday, July 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm

SolarFest (Frick Park, Pittsburgh)

Hosted by Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy and many others. [Including corporate sponsors., Ed.]

Featuring an electric vehicle show, food trucks, bands, and information on solar energy, efficient solar home design, community solar projects, and ways to strengthen Pennsylvania's renewable energy laws.

Event-Date: 
Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Civic Engagement and Democracy Workshop - Young Voices for the Planet

Educators are invited to learn how to empower the next generation of environmental stewards. Hosted by the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden and Fern Hollow Nature Center. Registration $15 (+ $5 for Act 48 credits).

Event-Date: 
Wednesday, June 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

If you can see it from your house, evacuate!

[photo: WTRF]

How Climate Change is Harming Our Health

The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health identifies "outdoor air quality" as making the most direct impact -- in our region specifically -- of climate disruption upon human health.

Fracking at Edgar Thomson?

U.S. Steel has announced an agreement to lease a portion of the Edgar Thomson plant for a drill pad, from which the surrounding area can be fracked. Local residents and families have been left in the dark, to wait for the consequences of fracking. This page is a place for collecting information and resources to share with the community.

Compendium of Scientific, Medical ... Findings Demonstrating Risks ... of Fracking

The latest edition of this compendium of health research, from health professionals in New York State.