Climate Change

WAMC News
7:37 am
Wed May 7, 2014

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock discusses the WAMC Locked Box, a new report on climate change, and Monica Lewinsky.

Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

Stephen Gottlieb: Reversing Suburbanization

Stephen Gottlieb discusses the suburbanization of America... 

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Commentary & Opinion
3:50 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Blair Horner: Environmentalists Advance NY’s Earth Day Agenda

 As Albany begins its post-budget agenda, it is remarkable how little the governor and state lawmakers discuss environmental issues.  There are the occasional news releases – lip service really – about green initiatives, but little about policies that seek to reduce the pollution.

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New York News
1:15 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Documentary Film Looks At Teenagers’ Efforts To Adapt To Climate Change

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Experts agree that climate change is a global problem. A documentary film company in our region planned to look at how Adirondack communities are adapting to climate change. But  the film’s producer changed his focus after encountering high school students at a Youth Climate Summit.

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Commentary & Opinion
3:51 pm
Fri May 2, 2014

Michael Meeropol: “Unholy Alliance” That Denies Climate Change Puts Future Generations In Danger

I recently read an OP-ED piece on line that really made me angry.  It focused on the coalition challenging the scientific community on the issue of global warming.  It was written by Meredith Tax and entitled “Climate change and false gods: Moloch and the bible-punchers in the US” (It was posted on April 14, 2014 on the opendemocracy.net website.)

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North Country News
5:45 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Olympic Athletes Say Climate Change Affecting Winter Sports

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Four of Vermont’s winter Olympic athletes are speaking out on the impact on climate change sports and the need for global policies to stem the threat.

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North Country News
9:30 pm
Mon April 28, 2014

U.S. Representative Welch Seeks Tax Credits For Electric Cars

Nissan LEAF electric car
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Vermont's lone representative in the U.S. House wants to make it easier for people to buy electric vehicles.

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Commentary & Opinion
12:42 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Herbert London: Torquemada Invades America

Torquemada has landed in America. This nation of free and open inquiry has been seized by totalitarians who refuse to entertain other points of view. The debate about global warming is over say adherents of this position. When, if ever, has the debate about any scientific issue been over?

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Tue April 8, 2014

Dr. Hans Meltofte, Aarhus University - Arctic Biodiversity Threatened By Climate Change

Rising temperatures are threatening the biodiversity of the Arctic.

Dr. Hans Meltofte, senior scientist at Denmark's Aarhus University, describes the negative impact of climate change in this area as "already visible" and details the serious ecological consequences that are resulting.

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Academic Minute
5:00 am
Thu April 3, 2014

Dr. Frederic Bouchard, Université Laval – Canada's Lakes Move Toward Widespread Dessication

A decrease in the amount of snowfall in Canada may have far reaching results.

Dr. Frederic Bouchard, post-doctoratal research fellow at Université Laval, is studying the climate models of many areas across Canada and making predictions about the ecology of the area based on his findings.

Frederic Bouchard PhD is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Laval's Center for Northern Studies. He's published many papers focusing on the ecology of the Arctic, his main research focus.

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