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09/19/2019 - Burger King ditches plastic toys in UK kids' meals



Burger King UK is removing plastic toys from kids' meals in a bid to reduce its environmental impact.

09/19/2019 - One-sixth of schools in Montreal dangerously close to polluted roads: analysis



Is your child's school near a busy road? Despite public health warnings, no zoning changes have been made to prevent new schools from being built near highways.

09/19/2019 - Data: Stats you should know about climate change in the Pittsburgh area



PublicSource is helping to tell the climate story from Pittsburgh's point of view.

09/19/2019 - Climate change lessons aren’t yet required in PA’s public schools, but local districts are finding ways to include it



Schools are using hands-on exercises to show how greenhouse gas emissions contribute to temperature changes that affect weather and ecosystems.

09/19/2019 - Lead-safe group recommends demolition rules that would reduce health hazards



A model lead-safe demolition ordinance was unveiled Thursday as part of the ongoing effort to dramatically reduce children's exposure to lead in southwestern Pennsylvania.

09/19/2019 - Pa. enviros assail Trump's move to block states from setting tougher car emissions rules



Environmental activists in Pennsylvania, one of 13 states potentially impacted by the administration's announcement, pounced on the news, saying it was "unlawful" and would have "far-reaching negative consequences" for the Keystone State.

09/19/2019 - House members to introduce bill protecting coal-fired power plants from carbon tax



The representatives announced plans to introduce legislation to protect coal-fired power plants from any proposed carbon tax by requiring the approval of the General Assembly to join the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative or similar programs.

09/19/2019 - Climate change forum: More impacts to come, but some already 'in the rear view mirror'



Experts weigh in on the many impacts that were predicted in climate assessments that have come to pass.

09/19/2019 - The philosophy of climate denial



How do you change the minds of climate deniers? We ask a philosopher of science for some answers.

09/19/2019 - Trump defends plan to kill California's auto-emission authority



The administration's plan has been assailed by California officials and environmental advocates as an attack on states’ rights and on a major policy to fight climate change.