New York Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation http://wamc.org en Lawmakers Assess Causes of Extreme Weather and Climate Change http://wamc.org/post/lawmakers-assess-causes-extreme-weather-and-climate-change <p></p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://assembly.state.ny.us/comm/?sec=post&amp;id=15">New York Assembly Standing Committee on Environmental Conservation</a> is holding hearings on climate change.&nbsp; The members are assessing the causes and effects of extreme weather events, and if there are any measures the state can take to mitigate the events.<br><br>Last week the Assembly committee held the first of two hearings to gain input on how New York&nbsp; can mitigate man-made factors that lead to, and reduce the environmental impacts of, extreme weather. A number of conservation and environmental groups testified before the committee. Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 56235 at http://wamc.org Lawmakers Assess Causes of Extreme Weather and Climate Change