Wind farms are a touchy subject in the North Country of New York. As the town of Cape Vincent wrestles with a potential project, in neighboring Lewis County, another wind farm has been operating for seven years.
A new opinion poll shows the public's complex feelings towards fracking in Pennsyvlania. The University of Michigan poll shows general support for gas extraction in Pennsylvania. 49 percent of respondents approve, and 40 percent oppose. But almost two-thirds support a drilling moratorium in order to study the risks.
The world’s climate odometer just crossed one of those big, round numbers. For the first time in human history, the atmospheric concentrations have reached 400 parts per million.
If we want future generations to care about nature, it wouldn't hurt for us to get our kids into the woods occasionally. There's some question, though, about whether Americans are exposing their children to the outdoors. Commentator and search-and-rescue responder Ken Chiacchia tells us about how he got the nature habit.