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PA Leaders Feeling ‘Optimistic but Mindful’ About COP26 Agreements

Markus Spiske

Pennsylvania leaders who attended the recent global climate conference in Scotland left feeling optimistic but mindful that the summit’s agreements aren’t strong enough to avoid the worst effects of climate change. StateImpact Pennsylvania’s Rachel McDevitt reports.

Read the full story at: https://stateimpact.npr.org/pennsylvania/2021/11/19/pa-officials-hope-cop26-urgency-translates-to-action-at-home/

(Original air-date: 11/22/21)

Rachel McDevitt is a reporter for StateImpact Pennsylvania at WITF. Rachel joined WITF in 2017 as the host of All Things Considered. She previously reported for WITF’s Radio Pennsylvania Network, where her work earned the National Association of State Radio Network’s award for best feature two years in a row. The western Pennsylvania native started her journalism career with the CBS affiliate in Bridgeport, West Virginia. Rachel is a graduate of Temple University.