By Cayte Bosler As temperatures heat up so is the debate around how New York can best keep its cool in the face of climate change. The state relies heavily on natural gas to heat and cool households and buildings, the leading contributor to … [Read more...] about Public to state on climate plan: who will bear the cost?
Researchers head north for insight into near-freezing weather, mixed precipitation events By Zachary Matson As a weather balloon floated higher and higher above the old Clinton County airport in Plattsburgh last month, Bin Han, a … [Read more...] about Understanding wintry mix
Adirondack public meeting to take place May 10 in Tupper By Cayte Bosler In June of 2020, the Department of Environmental Conservation announced the Climate Justice Working Group to steer the implementation of New York's ambitious Climate Act, … [Read more...] about State opens climate justice discussion
Missed migration cues cause some birds to get stuck By Cayte Bosler The call of the loon holds great meaning for many in the Adirondacks. To some, it is an ethereal sound like a lurking spirit. Or it harks back to childhood … [Read more...] about Loons encounter unlikely threat: ice￼
Researchers take note of northern spread of tick-borne illnesses By Cayte Bosler In the 1950s, physicians urged parents to not allow their children to venture into areas known to be infested with wood ticks. After a day in the country, a child … [Read more...] about As winters warm, ticks thrive
Adirondacks region stands out as conservation leader on national biodiversity map By Cayte Bosler Deep red spells doom on a new national map of wild things. The color scale ranges from dark green to blood red based on how much … [Read more...] about A bright spot on a bleak map