extreme weather http://wamc.org en Cuomo: Two Storms Coming; Hunker Down NY http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-two-storms-coming-hunker-down-ny <p></p> Wed, 01 Jan 2014 22:10:47 +0000 Dave Lucas 81019 at http://wamc.org Cuomo: Two Storms Coming; Hunker Down NY Vox Pop : Weather : 10/29/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-weather-102913 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">One year ago today, the region hunkered down and faced </span>Superstorm<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Sandy. Meanwhile, across the pond, the U.K. and Europe is recovering from a Sandy-like storm that has taken lives and caused untold damage. And now we’re reaching the end of this year’s Atlantic hurricane season and must prepare to face that infamous northeast winter weather.</span></p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:30:00 +0000 76554 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Weather : 10/29/13 Coalition of Vermont Businesses and Political Leaders Call for Federal Climate Change Solutions http://wamc.org/post/coalition-vermont-businesses-and-political-leaders-call-federal-climate-change-solutions <p></p><p></p><p>A group of Vermont business, industry and political leaders used the Ben and Jerry’s factory as a backdrop Wednesday to call on the federal government to do more to combat climate change. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 70506 at http://wamc.org Coalition of Vermont Businesses and Political Leaders Call for Federal Climate Change Solutions Storms, Flooding Wreaking Havoc http://wamc.org/post/storms-flooding-wreaking-havoc <p>It has been raining just about everywhere across the Capital Region, Catskills and Hudson and Mohawk Valleys, creating dangerous and even deadly conditions in some places.</p><p>The rain and the floods that came with it resulted in states of emergency being declared in several counties including Montgomery and Schoharie.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 01 Jul 2013 16:31:41 +0000 Dave Lucas 68244 at http://wamc.org Storms, Flooding Wreaking Havoc Vox Pop : Weather with Jason Gough : 5/21/13 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-weather-jason-gough-52113 <p>Hospital officials say they've treated more than 200 patients, including dozens of children, since a tornado ripped through suburban Oklahoma City yesterday afternoon.</p><p>The massive twister is only the latest of the type of extreme weather events that have recently grabbed headlines and changed lives, including Superstorm Sandy last year.<br><br>Today on Vox Pop we welcome <a href="http://wnyt.com/article/stories/S98099.shtml">NewsChannel 13 meteorologist Jason Gough</a> back to the show to discuss these events and take your weather questions.<em> </em></p> Tue, 21 May 2013 19:00:00 +0000 65208 at http://wamc.org Vox Pop : Weather with Jason Gough : 5/21/13 Flood buyouts for 646 upstate New York properties http://wamc.org/post/flood-buyouts-646-upstate-new-york-properties <p>ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — With New York officials now proposing to spend $400 million to buy and demolish downstate homes damaged by October's Superstorm Sandy, they say 646 buyout applications have been federally approved for $55 million in a buyout program for upstate properties damaged in 2011 by the back-to-back storms Irene and Lee. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:30:17 +0000 Associated Press 57334 at http://wamc.org Flood buyouts for 646 upstate New York properties Hurricane Sandy - Bill McKibben http://wamc.org/post/hurricane-sandy-bill-mckibben <p>We speak with Climate Change expert, Bill McKibben.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:45:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 50826 at http://wamc.org Hurricane Sandy - Andrew Freedman from Climate Central http://wamc.org/post/hurricane-sandy-andrew-freedman-climate-central <p>Severe storms, deadly heat waves, relentless drought, rising seas…is this the new normal? Is this the weather of the future? Climate Central is an independent, nonprofit journalism and research foundation founded in 2008 and reviewed by scientists at major educational and research institutions the world over.</p> Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue & Alan Chartock 50825 at http://wamc.org The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back http://wamc.org/post/fight-home-how-parts-new-orleans-came-back <p>This week marks the seventh anniversary of one of the country's deadliest hurricanes. New Orleans and the Gulf Coast are still recovering from the devastating damage and loss of life caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita — the storm that would follow.<br> Mon, 27 Aug 2012 15:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 46512 at http://wamc.org The Fight for Home: How (Parts of) New Orleans Came Back Vox Pop : Open Forum – Tell Us Your Fantastic Tales! : 5/29/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-open-forum-tell-us-your-fantastic-tales-52912 <p>On this edition of Vox Pop we&#39;re asking you to tell us your fantastic tales, stories that span decades, true-life chronicles that touched your heart and shaped your world. WAMC&#39;s Alan Chartock hosts.</p> Tue, 29 May 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Patrick Donges 39990 at http://wamc.org