Lake Placid, NY, Dec 13, 2012 — A new report says climate change has had a negative impact on the winter tourism industry in the U.S. and the problem will get worse unless politicians take action.
The report, released last week by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Protect Our Winters, shows that 38 states have lost about $1 billion and 27,000 jobs as a result of decreased snow fall. Its authors say the outlook will get worse if state and federal lawmakers don't take steps to address the causes of climate change. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Dec 13, 2012 — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will soon introduce legislation to regulate not for profits that have become increasingly influential players in political campaigns by dumping millions of dollars into races in the state and around the country.
The influence of outside funding in state elections was just one issue in a conversation with New York Public Radio's Karen DeWitt. Go to full article
Albany, NY, Dec 13, 2012 — In conversation with public radio Wednesday, Gov. Andrew offered the first clues on what's in the health study on hydraulic fracturing that his health commissioner and three... Go to full article
Paul Smiths, NY, Dec 13, 2012 — What is a flame? Why is it shaped like that? How does it keep going? Martha Foley and Dr. Curt Stager answer some burning questions about rapid oxidation. Go to full article
Dec 13, 2012 — A new art exhibit that connects First Nations history and culture in Quebec with a variety of printmaking techniques opens at BluSeed Studios in Saranac Lake on Friday night.... Go to full article