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It's so over

The Inquirer is doing its readers a great disservice by giving climate deniers equal space in its Chirp column (Oct. 2). Printing points of view on your op-ed pages that "global warming is a myth" only further misinforms the public. The scientific debate about climate change is over: It's happening and it's caused by man. An accurate, fair, and balanced perspective would highlight the fact that the scientific community agrees warming isn't worth risking, period.

Grants will Fund Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency Projects


HARRISBURG -- The Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) invites manufacturers, retailers, service providers, agricultural businesses and other small businesses to apply for a Small Business Advantage Grant to finance pollution prevention and energy efficiency projects. The application period will open Monday, Oct. 6.


This report summarizes the results of a green jobs survey of employers in Pennsylvania. The primary goals of the survey were
to identify the number and type of green jobs that exist within the state’s economy and to forecast changes in green jobs based
on employers’ two-year projections. The survey builds upon related research conducted earlier this year that helped to define
and identify the kinds of industries and occupations that characterize the green economy, while also clarifying the needs and


At the International Union of Architects (UIA) World Congress last week, member organizations representing over 1.3 million architects in 124 countries worldwide unanimously adopted the 2050 Imperative, a declaration to eliminate CO2 emissions in the built environment by 2050.  


Read the full article at Renewable Energy Focus

Renewable energy project finance reaches $40.1 billion, newly released statistics shows


The following was taken from the OP ED section of the New York Times. Based off the Risky Business - The Economic Risks of Climate Change in the United States Executive Summary, found here.