From NCPR Blogs:
Social and conventional media reports from a broad area suggest something – perhaps a meteorite? – made itself known just before 8 pm Tuesday night. Judging from initial feedback, this may have been most noticeable in the Montreal area....
Like many All In readers, I like to garden and I’m fond of books. One of the more useful books I collected shortly after moving to this region was something called “Taylor’s Encyclopedia of Gardening.” This was the 1948...
Our friend Hank Hofmann sent us a list of his favorite months, in declining order. Radio Bob saw it and offered his alternate view of good vs. less good months. Below, the two lists. What does yours look like? Share as a comment. Ranking of...
Well, it’s been stinking hot across the entire region this week. Oppressive temperatures outdoors – which may be even worse on upper stories of un-cooled buildings. When overnight lows don’t bring much relief this can quickly...
It seems like weather is constantly in the news these days. Drought, flood, heat – you name it, we've been dealing with it. Obviously, farmers have always been hugely dependent on the vagaries of weather. One of the quirks of our times...
News stories tagged with "weather"
Dec 11, 2001 — Long term climate projections predict conditions will be right to at least temporarily stop the decline in Great Lakes water levels. The Great Lakes Radio Consortium's Lester Graham reports. Go to full article
Nov 23, 2001 — Some public health experts are concerned a changing global climate, along with increases in carbon dioxide emissions, might be contributing to a sudden rise in the number of asthma cases. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Sep 11, 2001 — Martha Foley talks with Stephen Doheny-Farina, author of The Grid and the Village, about losing electricity, finding community and surviving disaster. His book is a first-hand account of the 1998 ice storm that shut down the North Country and parts of New England and Canada. Go to full article
by Jody Tosti
Aug 27, 2001 — Dry conditions this summer have left fields of flagging corn crops across St. Lawrence and Jefferson counties. Some much-needed rain has fallen over the last week or so, but as Jody Tosti reports, for some farmers that wet weather may have been a little too late. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Jul 16, 2001 — Although it's been three-and-a-half years since a severe ice storm hit the North Country, clean up continues around the region--particularly in wooded areas. Todd Moe visited Higley Flow State Park, the most heavily damaged state park in the Thousand Islands region. 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