By Francesca Krempa Warren County’s efforts to become more climate friendly are paying off. After pledging to reduce the area’s greenhouse emissions and create a climate-action plan, the county was recently named an official “Certified Bronze … [Read more...] about Chargers, wetlands and adaptation make Warren County “Climate Smart”
Wood-fired heaters create local jobs. Can they fight climate change, too? By Gwendolyn Craig During a February snowstorm in North Hudson, highway crews filled trucks with sand. Snowplows carved into the drifting banks of white. Summer seemed … [Read more...] about Stoking the home fires with pellets
By Gwendolyn Craig For decades, Bill McKibben has been a harbinger of climate change and its impacts. The author and environmentalist continues to be that, on this 50th Earth Day. A resident of Vermont and frequenter of the Adirondacks, … [Read more...] about An Earth Day anniversary Q&A with Bill McKibben
By Tim Rowland If voters cooperate, in less than a year New York could begin girding for climate change with a well-funded wave of projects designed to protect the state’s woods, wildlife, waters and communities from increasingly severe storms and … [Read more...] about ‘Mother Nature’ bonds proposed at critical time for New York’s climate resilience, backers say
By Gwendolyn Craig ALBANY -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo presented the state’s approximately $178 billion proposed budget for 2021 on Tuesday, with millions focused on projects in the Adirondacks and a five-year, $33 billion plan to combat climate … [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?