The CSPA Q&A: Autumn Anderson

The Critical Investments administrator spoke with City & State ahead of the 2024 Energy Summit


The CSPA Q&A: Adam Ortiz

The Environmental Protection Agency administrator spoke with City & State ahead of our Energy Summit


The CSPA Q&A: State Sen. Carolyn Comitta

The Environmental Resources and Energy Committee minority chair spoke with City & State ahead of this month’s Energy Summit


Gov. Shapiro touts $50M proposal for home repairs program in Philadelphia

Lawmakers said demand for the Whole-Home Repairs Program far outweighs current funding

Capitol Beat

Five for Friday: Harrisburg storylines you may have missed

City & State breaks down five moves that shaped policy discussion this week

Interviews & Profiles

Q&A with Brian Regli

The governor’s executive director of critical investments discusses the future of Pennsylvania’s energy sector

Capitol Beat

‘There's got to be an all-of-the-above strategy’: PA Senate GOP Leader Joe Pittman talks energy policy in Pennsylvania

Pittman discusses the future of Pennsylvania’s cap-and-trade plan and what energy issues could find bipartisan support in the General Assembly.

Cherelle Parker

Mayor Parker has long promised to clean up Philadelphia – but how that happens remains unclear

Her early personnel and policy decisions have advocates questioning if the city will see more of the same


Q&A with House Environmental Resources and Energy Chair Greg Vitali

The Delaware County Democrat spoke to City & State on the future of energy in the commonwealth

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Reconsidering the reckoning over RGGI

As both sides dig in ever deeper over the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, fault lines and strategies become clearer, even as its future remains up in the air.


Microgrids bringing maximum impact to PA’s energy landscape

Localized distributed energy systems are helping protect Pennsylvanians against power outages and high energy costs.


Federal funds are needed for Philly to become our nation’s biggest green city

Urban forestry initiatives have begun benefitting underserved communities


CNX becomes first natural gas firm to self-report air quality data in PA

The company has begun publishing air quality data from two well sites – one in Washington County and the other in Greene County – as part of a partnership with the Shapiro administration

General Assembly

Shapiro administration will appeal court decision on RGGI

A spokesperson said the governor is open to developing alternatives to the regional carbon-pricing initiative.


Opinion: To save our climate, the fight tor RGGI must continue

Gov. Josh Shapiro must pull out all the stops to preserve this essential tool to fight global warming.

Capitol Beat

Shapiro’s first press club luncheon address: working with a divided legislature, RGGI, school funding and more

The governor said his ‘get stuff done’ attitude helped his administration hit the ground running


House panel considers how hydrogen hubs can help meet climate goals

‘Without strong standards, Pennsylvania’s hydrogen hubs will increase carbon emissions and air pollution,’ Rachel Fakhry of the National Resource Defense Council said