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Climate Change Affecting Backyard Wildlife

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

Farming in the Age of Global Warming

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

Natural Selections: The Ozone Layer

Martha Foley and Curt Stager talk about the ozone layer, the thin shield that blocks damaging ultraviolet radiation from reaching the ground.  Go to full article

Adirondack Climate Change Called "Reality"

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

Forests in the Age of Global Warming

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

Poll: Most Americans Don't Like Bush's Response to Global Warming

A new poll indicates most Americans don't like the Bush administration's approach to global warming. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Physicians Say Global Warming Threatens Public Health

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

Regional Effects of Global Warming

Some scientists in the Great Lakes basin are looking at how global warming might be affecting the region.The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports.  Go to full article

Natural Selections: Global Warming

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

Greenhouse Gas Trading Tested in Great Lakes Region

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

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