Newly formed North Country Clean Energy Hub aims to connect homeowners, communities to energy efficiency, renewable energy programs and incentives By Chloe Bennett An energy transition away from fossil fuels in the U.S. calls for large-scale … [Read more...] about Building a home for energy efficiency and renewables
What’s the deal with gas appliances?
Fossil fuel hookups in homes and buildings could stop under Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposal By Chloe Bennett The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations body of scientific experts, released its latest report on Monday. Among … [Read more...] about What’s the deal with gas appliances?
Exploring climate and justice from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks’ Timbuctoo
Students to travel to Adirondacks this summer as part of inaugural climate and science institute By Chloe Bennett The Adirondacks will host 48 high school students this summer to learn about the environment, science and justice. The Timbuctoo … [Read more...] about Exploring climate and justice from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks’ Timbuctoo
How will climate change alter history?
An Adirondack historian is researching how climate change will affect culture and history for a statewide climate assessment By Chloe Bennett Across the state, extreme weather including hurricanes, rising sea levels and the heat island … [Read more...] about How will climate change alter history?
Climate lessons from fungi
Fungi play a significant role in understanding climate change and finding solutions, experts say By Chloe Bennett A bartering system between fungi and trees is taking place underground in the Adirondacks, and researchers are working to uncover … [Read more...] about Climate lessons from fungi
Is the future of outdoor skating on thin ice?
Wild ice skaters reflect on changes to popular winter pastimes By Chloe Bennett Gliding across a vast waterbody is what wild ice skater Elizabeth Lee calls her frozen trips to “the wild blue yonder.” She is part of a group of such skaters who … [Read more...] about Is the future of outdoor skating on thin ice?