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U.S. observed temperature change since 1895, with an inset showing change in the Northeast. Image: <a href="http://nca2014.globalchange.gov/report/our-changing-climate/recent-us-temperature-trends">National Climate Assessment</a>
U.S. observed temperature change since 1895, with an inset showing change in the Northeast. Image: National Climate Assessment

NY representatives back action on climate change

The latest National Climate Assessment report paints a dire picture for New York if something drastic isn't done to address climate change. (see NCPR's recent look at how climate change is and will be affecting the North Country.)

The White House rolled out the comprehensive report in early May. Its message was clear: human-caused climate change is happening now, and it's affecting everyday lives.

The Obama Administration is expected to issue a new rule Monday to cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants.

The executive action is an attempt to bypass Congress, where climate change policy has stalled, and there's bipartisan support for action on climate change among New York's congressional delegation.  Go to full article
John Miller III's White House ornament scene is Rock Island Lighthouse
John Miller III's White House ornament scene is Rock Island Lighthouse

North Country touches to the White House Christmas Tree

Two North Country artists added their creations to the White House Christmas tree this month. They were chosen to paint ornaments using a Red, White and Blue theme. Plattsburgh artist Linda Parks created an Adirondack and Lake Champlain landscape on her ornament, and John Miller III, of DeKalb, used a St. Lawrence River landmark for his signature ornament. Todd Moe spoke with Miller about his visit to Washington last week.  Go to full article

Senator Clinton Wants Terror Investigation To Probe Bush White House

New York senator Hillary Rodham Clinton says Congress should investigate actions of the Bush White House before the September 11th terror attacks. A spokesman for President Bush says there were warnings last summer that the Al Quaeda group might try to hijack U.S. Airplanes. Brian Mann has details.
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