Climate Change

Capital Region News
4:18 pm
Fri August 8, 2014

Albany Establishes Flood Hotline

A telephone hotline has been set up for Albany residents impacted by Tuesday's flood. 

Mayor Kathy Sheehan announced that residents can call 2-1-1 for information about and referrals to assistance in the wake of the unprecedented storm. Working with United Way, the Red Cross, local government, businesses and nonprofit organizations, the Mayor says she's making sure that citizens have access to assistance with temporary housing, food, clothing, clean-up and more.

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Capital Region News
2:16 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

Aftermath: Albany Flood

Near Washington Park, Albany
Lainie Lucas

Fast moving waters across roadways caused numerous accidents and stranded vehicles as powerful thunderstorms passed over the Capital Region Tuesday evening.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Congressional Corner With Paul Tonko

Audio Pending...

  Scientists say extreme weather and climate change are current crises – not issues down the road.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that anti-intellectualism among leaders is harming the country.

New England News
12:30 pm
Wed June 11, 2014

Vermont Climate Assessment Report Released

Panel discussion of Vermont Climate Assessment at University of Vermont
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The University of Vermont’s Gund Institute for Ecological Economics has issued a first-of-its-kind report on the impact of climate change on the state.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:56 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: An Oasis Of Sanity

This station is an oasis of sanity in a suicidal world.

So many people refuse to let the reality of climate change seep into their comfortable thoughts. But sealing their minds against reality will not keep it at bay. Changes are coming, and the more we close our minds and eyes the more serious it will be. We and our children and grandchildren are the hostages to the foolishness of our generation. This has got to stop.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

Local Advocates Praise EPA Clean Power Plan

Credit Ken Teegardin/SeniorLiving.Org/Flickr

The Environmental Protection Agency announced new rules to limit carbon emissions on Monday.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:51 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Is Environmental Catastrophe Ringing From The Pulpit?

Let me lead with a question – Is the threat of environmental catastrophe ringing from every pulpit and ethical organization in the country? If not, why not? The Bible records many prophets and the price of ignoring them. Surely making clear the moral and religious imperative of preventing catastrophe is a basic function, a duty of the clergy.

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The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed May 14, 2014

5/14/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao and Daily Freeman Publisher Emeritus, Ira Fusfeld.

Topics include:
EU on Google
Climate Change and Security
ATT Deal / Direct TV
Geithner Book
Where is Casey Kasem?

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Tue May 13, 2014

5/13/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and University at Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Polar Melt
US / Nigeria
Primary Opponent Dies
ATT Deal / Direct TV
Geithner Book
MERS Confirmed
TU Stories

The Roundtable
9:00 am
Wed May 7, 2014

5/7/14 Panel


  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock and Times Union Associate Editor, Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Climate Change Report
Monica Lewinsky
Nigerian Kidnapping
Obama Daughters Motorcade
TU Stories