Stephen Huba | Tuesday, December 3, 2019, Pittsburgh Tribune Review
Pennsylvania’s net greenhouse gas emissions dropped nearly 19% from 2005 to 2016, according to a new inventory prepared by the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Pennsylvania was responsible for 235 million metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent in 2016, which represented an 18.8% decrease in greenhouse gas emissions from the baseline year of 2005, according to the inventory.
Charles Thompson | October 2, 2019, Harrisburg Patriot News
Gov. Tom Wolf is about to take his biggest step yet in the fight against climate change by entering Pennsylvania into the Northeast’s multi-state system that promotes cleaner air by placing a tax on future carbon emissions.
Wolf, by an administrative action that may trigger future court challenges, is expected to announce Thursday the first steps to commit Pennsylvania to enter into full participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative.