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Free internet access available for some now struggling to afford it, city says

Philadelphia is extending it's free PHLConnectED program, which provides no cost connections, to families who have children recieving special education services or are English-language learners, and those who participate in public benefit programs with income qualifications 

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World Energy Trilemma Index

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Wolf vetoes bill that would keep Pennsylvania out of RGGI

This article discusses Governor Wolf vetoing a bill that would prevent Pennsylvania from joining RGGIRead more

Growing number of Philadelphia households have high-speed internet, city survey finds

This article begins by stating the importance of internet access for daily life, something pretty much all articles on internet accessibility start with. This past summer, the city of Philadelphia had partnered with Wilco Electronic Systems to survey the city and elucidate how internet...Read more

Broadband Subscription, Computer Access, and Labor Market Attachment Across U.S. Metros

The Federal Reserve of Philadelphia looked at labor participation gaps between people with and without broadband access around the country.The Philly Fed found that there was a 17% gap in labor force participant rates beteween people aged between 25-54  who do and do not have a computer with...Read more

Philly is trying to bridge vaccine gaps by targeting hard-hit neighborhoods. Finally, activists and experts say.

This article discusses the digital divide and how a vaccination have proven to increase it even more than the pandemic already has. It opens with by discussing Jeff Harris, 65, and how he was registered after a group of activists went door to door registering people. Harris explained that not...Read more

Compliance

This is the page on RGGI's website that shows the compliance periods. It is part of my RGGI PECE essay.Read more

Why the Government's Plans for Coal Must be Replaced By a Renewable Energy Alternative.

This artifact suggests that producing energy through renewable sources especially solar and wind is the choicest option for the private sector to produce and commercialize energy using the distributed model. This model is used to describe the setting where equipment for power generation using...Read more

Philly’s first ‘green bank’ will connect clean energy projects to capital

This article opens with a startling fact I was unaware of. Thanks to the many trees and nature restoration projects in higher income areas, there can be a 22-degree temperature difference between high income and low income parts of the city. The Philadelphia Green Capital Corp. (PGCC) is...Read more

Duquesne Light Company Shutoff Suspension Extension

DLC announcing a shutoff suspension until at least June 1st.Read more

Proposal to join regional cap-and-trade program draws 13,000 comments

This article discusses the RGGI proposal drawing in 13,000 commentsRead more

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