With more than 250,000 reptile and amphibian specimens, the historic Alcohol House has a lot to teach visitors about man's impact on the environment and the importance of biodiversity.
The project would focus mainly on planting redbuds, a species known for its pink and purple flowers, and for being one of the first trees to bloom each spring.
City officials and the Phipps Conservatory will work together to meet goals outlined in Pittsburgh's Biophilic City plan.
The restaurant franchise worked with Nissan to install fast-charging electric vehicle (EV) stations at seven area stores.
“Lead can be a big problem in both water and soil, but we can't do anything about it unless we know where it is,” says DECO president and environmental director Anthony Stewart.
The team presented info showing the benefits of geothermal energy and the downsides of conventional energy sources.
If successful, the investment is expected to significantly lower CO2 emissions that are believed to cause climate change, as well as lower overall fuel costs for the country's car owners and businesses.
Pitt professor Vikas Khanna will put a value on the loss of bees and other pollinating insects.
First look at the Frick Environmental Center, designed to be the greenest in the world, before it opens Sept. 10
The Frick Environmental Center is complete and is the greenest building in the world that is free and open to the public.
Proponents of the Shell cracker plant are anticipating an economic windfall. Environmentalists are waving red flags. Both make their case here.