RGGI Litigation Update
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
5M ago
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) is one of Pennsylvania’s best chances at reducing our climate pollution. For years there’s been legislation and litigation to get PA to join this critical cap-and-invest program. On Tuesday, December 12, our policy and legal experts provided updates on where PA stands with RGGI now and answered questions from participants. PennFuture's RGGI Defenders program overview begins at 13:00 Q&A begins at 15:58 For more information about PennFuture, visit pennfuture.org ..read more
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An Evening With Michael E. Mann
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
8M ago
PennFuture's President & CEO interviews renowned climate scientist and author, Michael E. Mann, on his journey from physics to climate science and his latest book Our Fragile Moment: How Lessons from Earth's Past Can Help Us Survive the Climate Crisis.  For more information about PennFuture, visit pennfuture.org ..read more
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Bonnie Van Alen - A Lifetime of Achievement in Conservation
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
1y ago
Last year we aired seven episodes of Environmental Voices – and they all ran roughly an hour long. Today, we’re doing something a bit different. A shorter episode, about 20 minutes, and just one guest. For this episode we’re featuring a special interview with Jeanne Bonnie Van Alen. Bonnie recently stepped down from the position of Executive Director and President of Willistown Conservation Trust (WCT), a nonprofit land trust and conservation organization she founded over twenty-five years ago in Chester County, outside of Philadelphia.  Bonnie is also being honored this year as one of th ..read more
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The Inflation Reduction Act and the Environment
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
1y ago
Environmental Voices: The PennFuture Podcast -  Episode 6: The Inflation Reduction Act and the Environment On August 16, President Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 also known as the IRA. This landmark 273 page statute includes several important provisions: such as extending Affordable Care Act subsidies, allowing Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices, and raising $738 billion in new revenue, $238 billion being used for deficit reduction.  However, for today’s conversation we are going to focus on the IRA’s climate and energy provisions. With an his ..read more
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A Shared Vision for Pennsylvania's Environment and Communities
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
1y ago
Environmental Voices: The PennFuture Podcast -  Episode 5: A Shared Vision for Pennsylvania's Environment and Communities  As we approach the fall elections, securing our shared vision has never been more urgent. Tune into our latest episode to learn about the behind-the-scenes efforts by more than 30 advocacy organizations to develop  “A Shared Vision for Pennsylvania’s Environment and Communities.” This bold document is designed to put Pennsylvania at the forefront of action on climate change and environmental justice to protect our families, create jobs and ensure that every ..read more
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Environmental Justice
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
1y ago
PennFuture started this new podcast in February 2022 for one simple reason: to lift up voices in communities across Pennsylvania that are fighting against pollution, environmental injustice, and for healthy communities and people. Our goal on Environmental Voices: The PennFuture Podcast will be to tell the critically important environmental stories facing Pennsylvanians throughout all regions of the state. Large swaths of the state still, on a daily basis, suffer disproportionate impacts of dirty air and polluted water and we want this podcast to be a venue for those on the frontlines to share ..read more
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The Advocacy of Jacquelyn Bonomo
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
2y ago
Episode 4 of “Environmental Voices: The PennFuture Podcast” celebrates the career and advocacy of Jacquelyn Bonomo, PennFuture's President and CEO who will retire in July after a brilliant 40-year career.   Bonomo, who first came to PennFuture as the organization’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2016, has served as the organization’s President and Chief Executive Officer since October of 2017. Her work in environmental advocacy started as a volunteer with the Sierra Club, and concludes with her leading a period of sustained growth at one of Pennsylvania’s m ..read more
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Women in Conservation - Making the Difference in Pennsylvania
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
2y ago
Episode 3 of “Environmental Voices: The PennFuture Podcast” catches up with three previous Celebrating Women in Conservation Awardees who continue to do big things in Pennsylvania. One recently edited a book on EcoArt, another serves as a nature columnist for the Pottsville Republican Herald, and the third got appointed by President Biden to serve as the State Executive Director for the USDA Pennsylvania Farm Service Agency.  Our guests include:  Leah Zerbe won PennFuture’s 2019 Woman of Environmental Media, Marketing & Communications award for her outstanding environmental writ ..read more
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Why Pennsylvania Shouldn't Heed Calls to Double-Down on Fossil Fuels
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
2y ago
Episode 2 of “Environmental Voices: The PennFuture Podcast” shines a light on the coordinated effort of fossil fuel trade groups and politicians in Pennsylvania to use the Ukrainian crisis to their advantage.  Our guests include:  Bill McKibben, a renowned environmental advocate who is known for founding the global grassroots climate campaign known as 350.Org. McKibben has organized for climate action on every continent, including Antarctica. He played a leading role in launching the opposition to big oil pipeline projects and the fossil fuel divestment campaign, which has become t ..read more
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Environmental Justice - Feb. 2022
Environmental Voices
by PennFuture - Hosted by M. Travis DiNicola
2y ago
PennFuture started this new podcast in February 2022 for one simple reason: to lift up voices in communities across Pennsylvania that are fighting against pollution, environmental injustice, and for healthy communities and people. Our goal on Environmental Voices: The PennFuture Podcast will be to tell the critically important environmental stories facing Pennsylvanians throughout all regions of the state. Large swaths of the state still, on a daily basis, suffer disproportionate impacts of dirty air and polluted water and we want this podcast to be a venue for those on the frontlines to share ..read more
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