Pa. won’t hit climate goals unless changes come soon, report warns

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The Wolf Administration says a new plan can help the commonwealth reach its greenhouse gas reduction goals by 2050 and help avoid the worst effects of climate change.

Gov. Tom Wolf is pushing to cut the state’s emissions 80 percent by 2050, compared to 2005 levels.

Emissions have already fallen nearly 20 percent, but the 2021 Climate Action Plan says the state won’t meet the longer term goal unless changes come soon.

StateImpact PA reporter Rachel McDevitt joins Smart Talk Wednesday to discuss the plan’s specific points.


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