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With New Climate Report Issued, PennFuture Continues Legacy of Work

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
We will continue to fight climate change as a new report makes dire predictions. Read more

Artists Interpreting Climate Change, Part II

by M. Travis DiNicola, Director of Development
Director of Development M. Travis DiNicola explores how artists interpret climate change in a follow up blog. Read more

The Inevitable Policy Response Theory

Christina Simeone explores the policy response theory when it comes to climate change. Read more

Hurricane Florence is the Latest Sign of Our Failure + Enduring Hope

by Matthew Stepp, Vice President and Chief of Staff, PennFuture
In closing Climate Month, PennFuture Chief of Staff and Vice President Matt Stepp looks at what we face in the future. Read more

How Will Climate Change Affect Pennsylvania’s Plants and Animals?

A look at the changing migratory patterns of species in PA. Read more

How Artists Interpret Climate Change & Raise Awareness

by M. Travis DiNicola, Director of Development
PennFuture's Director of Development M. Travis DiNicola explores the ways artists are interpreting climate change. Read more

Of Floods and our Future

Larry J. Schweiger, President Emeritus, PennFuture, explores the local impact of climate change in PA. Read more

The Urgency of Climate Change + Opportunities to Take Action

by Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture President and CEO
September is Climate Month at PennFuture, as we provide you with content on all aspects of this important issue. Read more

From Despair to Determination: An Inconvenient Sequel

by Stephanie Rex, Director of Communications
A review of Al Gore's latest film on climate change. Read more

A Climate of Conversation: Perspectives on Climate Change and Clean Energy

by Larry J. Schweiger
A look at a recent panel discussion in Pittsburgh. Read more

PennFuture Goes to the Peoples Climate March in D.C.

by Zakia M. Elliott, Southeast PA Outreach Coordinator
Hear what PennFuture staff and members had to say about their experience at the Peoples Climate March. Read more

#StandWithPennFuture During Tomorrow's Inauguration

by Stephanie Rex, Director of Communications
Take a step to combat President-Elect Donald Trump's climate change denial. Read more

Silencing the Warning Bells of Climate Science

by Larry J. Schweiger
For many generations, "The Inchcape Rock" was taught as a cautionary tale to dissuade those who might seek to destroy warning bells. Read more

2017-18 State Legislation Session: Looking Ahead

by Matt Stepp, Director of Policy
An environmental look at potential issues that could arise this session. Read more

Pittlandia: Is Pittsburgh the New Portland?

by Annie Regan, Western PA Outreach Coordinator
An environmentalist's perspective on two cities striving for a clean energy future. Read more

My Mission is PennFuture's Mission.

by Stephanie Rex, Director of Communications
An introduction to PennFuture's new Communications Director. Read more

Taking Stock of the 2015-16 Legislative Session
Historic Attacks and Lost Opportunities

by PennFuture
The Pennsylvania General Assembly’s two-year session wrapped up with a flurry of last-minute activity, capping off months of historic attacks on environmental priorities. It was a tumultuous session characterized by numerous attempts to weaken environmental regulations, halt progress toward... Read more

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