Announcements mentioned on live Planet Philadelphia 1/18/19 show:
1) College students may apply for paid summer internships from the state's Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). The applications are due 3/1. Go to the DEP website to find out more information.
2) State Representative Christopher Rabb has written a memo to all the PA state House members about supporting a House bill having the state transition to 100% renewables by 2050. You can write your PA congressional members to support this bill.
3) The Keeling Curve prize is given for projects that tackle global warming by reducing greenhouse gas emissions or increasing carbon uptake. A total of $250,000 is given divided among 10 projects. The deadline to apply for this year's prize is 2/1. To find out more or apply go to www.kcurveprize.org
4) The Clean Air Council and 80+ co-petitioners have filed a petition and draft regulations with the PA Environmental Quality Board to implement an economy-wide cap and trade program in PA. To sign the petition and learn more about it go to: https://cleanair.org/?s=petition. This proposal is purported to be better than RGGI as it includes all sources of energy, not just electricity, and counts carbon from that the states generates as well as uses.
Listen to the podcast of the Planet Philadelphia Green jobs in Philadelphia live radio show 1/18/19 on 92.9 FM & gtownradio.com here: https://www.mixcloud.com/PlanetPhiladelphia/green-jobs-in-philadelphialive-radio-show-11819-929-fm-and-gtownradiocom/
Planet Philadelphia is now a partner in Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story.
Please tune in to http://www.gtownradio.com/ 1st and 3rd Fridays each month at 4:00 to 5:00 pm for Planet Philadelphia and listen to a super show.