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Gov. Shapiro promised 30% renewable electricity by 2030. Will that happen?

Pennsylvania Gov. Josh Shapiro (D) waffled on hot-button climate issues on the campaign trail — walking a fine line on fracking and neglecting to take a stance on a state cap-and-trade program for the power sector. But on one issue, he was resolute: By 2030, 30% of the energy sold in Pennsylvania would come from renewable sources, up from 8% now, he pledged.

Opinion: Storing carbon underground is risky. Allowing storage companies to shed liability makes it even riskier.

Joseph Otis Minott, Special to the Capital-Star December 19, 2023 Carbon capture and storage technology is designed to remove carbon dioxide from industrial processes and then store it underground. It’s been touted as a climate change solution. Yet as with any new, unproven innovation, it’s hard to know what to expect from carbon capture and storage. …