Paradise has burned to the ground, and officials now try to pick up the pieces

More than three dozen residents of the retirement community burned to death in cars, in homes, and on foot; more than 200 people still unaccounted for.

Paradise has burned to the ground, and officials now try to pick up the pieces

More than three dozen residents of the retirement community burned to death in cars, in homes, and on foot; more than 200 people still unaccounted for.

Death toll rises to 25, as 200,000 flee fires in California, the worst in state’s history

The president, in a tweet, vowed no more federal payments if things were not fixed in state-managed forests.

Death toll rises to 25, as 200,000 flee fires in California, the worst in state’s history

The president, in a tweet, vowed no more federal payments if things were not fixed in state-managed forests.

Philly introduces e-bikes to its Indego bike share program

The Indego electric bike is powered by a motor that assists the rider during pedaling, helping to climb hills or shorten commute times.

Philly introduces e-bikes to its Indego bike share program

The Indego electric bike is powered by a motor that assists the rider during pedaling, helping to climb hills or shorten commute times.
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These might be the prettiest pictures of the N.J. Pinelands you’ll see this year

Three photos taken in New Jersey's Pinelands National Reserve were judged winners of more than 600 taken in that region. Here's a look at them and finalists, several of whom are from suburban Pennsylvania.

More protection: UN says Earth’s ozone layer is healing

UN report says Earth's protective ozone layer is healing thanks to ban of ozone-depleting chemicals

To fight dreaded mushroom flies, Penn State to hire new researcher

The researcher will act as a liaison between residents and researchers at Penn State.

Large new solar farm would be built to supply electricity for Philly-owned buildings

Under the deal, Radnor-based Community Energy would construct a 70 Megawatt solar farm in Adams County, about 100 miles to the west near Gettysburg. Community Energy would form a new company, Adams Solar, LLC to operate what would become the largest solar farm in the state by far.

It’s time to set clocks back for daylight savings, but what’s the point?

This weekend, millions of households will set their clocks back for the end of daylight saving time. The goal is to save energy. The results may surprise you.

Startling new research finds large buildup of heat in the oceans, suggesting a faster rate of global warming

Over the past quarter century, the Earth's oceans have retained 60 percent more heat each year than scientists previously had thought, said Laure Resplandy, a geoscientist at Princeton University.

E-cigarettes: the new hazardous waste

Discarded e-cigarettes are starting to show up on New Jersey beaches.

Wildlife declined by 60 percent globally in 40 years, says World Wildlife Fund

The group's biennial report said it measured trends in 4,005 species of birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fish. The biggest declines were among creatures that live in freshwater, which faced an even bigger 83 percent drop. South and Central America were hit hardest as rainforests shrank, with 20 percent of the Amazon disappearing.

Advocate doubts profits will gush from PGW’s new energy venture

PGW says LNG sales would benefit customers. "This is real money that we can use to … delay future base-rate adjustments."

How a Main Line town became the first in Pa. to ban plastic straws

Narberth passed a tax on plastic bags and a ban on plastic straws on Oct. 17.

Trump administration awards Philly $1.25M solar workforce grant

The city will develop a three-year curriculum to train students for careers in clean energy.

Nor'easter update: When it's expected to arrive, possible impacts

The nor'easter now looks like a sure thing for Friday night into Saturday, with tree-challenging winds and heavy rains expected. Coastal flooding, power outages possible.

Solar panel fight ends in triumph for Chester County man

"They kind of lifted a middle finger at me," said the homeowner, referring to Birmingham Township officials. "That just made me a little more stubborn."

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