If everyone was a vegetarian, would it reduce global warming and slow down climate change? This question is addressed in a recent article from Slate reproduced in Mother Jones summarizing research from a study done in 2009 by the Netherlands...
Jan 09, 2003 — A recent study in the scientific journal Nature suggests that effects of global warming can be seen in people's backyards. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Erin Toner reports. Go to full article
Oct 18, 2002 — For years, scientists have been studying what will happen to our environment in the age of global warming. A recently released report draws some conclusions about what may happen in the farm fields. The Great Lake Radio Consortium's Bill Cohen reports. Go to full article
Sep 20, 2002 — This week, scientists, government and business leaders, and pro-environment groups are meeting in Raquette Lake. They're talking about global warming caused by human pollution and the impact on our region. The latest research suggests that the north country's climate has already begun to shift. Temperatures are rising subtly. Other human impacts--like acid rain and the spread of invasive species--may be accelerating the pace of change. Brian Mann has our story. Go to full article
Aug 19, 2002 — Scientists are growing trees in a Northern Wisconsin forest, in a bath of greenhouse gasses. There's a theory that forests can help limit the predicted increase in world temperatures from global warming, and its dire consequences. But early results suggest that Great Lakes forests might struggle to survive the century; doing little to help the survival of the planet. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Bob Kelleher has more. Go to full article
Jan 02, 2002 — Some physicians are concerned about the United States not attending the final talks on the Kyoto Protocol on global warming held in early November. The physicians say global warming is already a problem and is adding to a number of public health threats. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
Jul 12, 2001 — Scientists are increasingly convinced that human activity is raising the global temperature, with possible dire consequences. Global warming, climate changes... Dr. Curt Stager and Martha Foley take on this hot topic in environmental science. Go to full article
Jun 13, 2001 — The Great Lakes region will soon be the location of a pilot program for trading greenhouse gases. 25 companies in seven states are volunteering to reduce emissions and trade some of those reductions to other companies in the region. Lester Graham reports for the Great Lakes Radio Consortium. Go to full article