Wood pellets provide heat at North Hudson's highway maintenance garage, and are gaining popularity for government and home heating systems in the Adirondacks. Photo by Gwendolyn Craig Wood-fired heaters create local jobs. Can they fight climate … [Read more...] about Stoking the home fires with pellets
Bill McKibben addresses a Wild Center crowd during an interview with Adirondack Explorer publisher Tracy Ormsbee last summer in Tupper Lake. Photo by Mike Lynch By Gwendolyn Craig For decades, Bill McKibben has been a harbinger of climate … [Read more...] about An Earth Day anniversary Q&A with Bill McKibben
Great Sacandaga Lake flooded during the Halloween Storm of 2019. The proposed Restore Mother Nature Bond Act would aid New York's efforts to make the state more resilient as such extreme storms become more common. Photo by Mike Lynch By Tim … [Read more...] about ‘Mother Nature’ bonds proposed at critical time for New York’s climate resilience, backers say
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 2021 budget proposal includes the start of a five-year plan to coordinate the state's climate fight, and millions for Adirondack Olympic sites. Photo by Gwendolyn Craig By Gwendolyn Craig ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo … [Read more...] about Cuomo budget prioritizes fight against climate change
Halloween storm of historic proportions got Adirondackers planning for more severe rainstorms in an unsettled climate By TIM ROWLAND Having paid rapt attention to the weather reports during the final week of October, Greg … [Read more...] about The Adirondack flood of the future?
"Crowding." "Day use." "Overuse." "Traffic management." Whatever you want to call it -- even if you just call it a lot of people enjoying nature -- the effort to understand and plan for the rising number of people driving to and hiking … [Read more...] about 2019 Adirondack stories of the year