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February 19, 2024 11:20 pm

Gov. Shapiro promised 30% renewable electricity by 2030. Will that happen?

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro (D) waffled on hot-button climate issues on the campaign trail — walking a fine line on fracking and neglecting to take a stance on a state cap-and-trade program for the power sector. But on one issue, he was resolute: By 2030, 30% of the energy sold in Pennsylvania would come from renewable sources, up from 8% now, he pledged.

More vulnerable people live in Philadelphia neighborhoods that are less green and get hotter

Farzad Hashemi, The University of Texas at San Antonio Guangqing Chi, Penn State Lisa D. Iulo, Penn State Ute Poerschke, Penn State The ways an urban neighborhood is built and the characteristics of the people who live there are both related to how hot it gets. That is the result of our study, published by the …