Climate Scientists at SUNY Plattsburgh say weather records, dating back more than a century, show the Adirondacks are warming, nearly twice the global average.
It’s already forcing ski resorts in the Adirondacks to adapt to shorter, warmer winters. What effect is it having on our forests, wildlife and our health? And could it be helping invasive species spread further into the Adirondacks?
This week, we bring together a panel of scientists and experts to discuss the impact climate change is having on the Adirondacks.
Watch our story on the warming temperatures in the Adirondacks:
Watch our story on how the ski industry and winter sports resort towns like Lake Placid are adapting to climate change:
Watch how scientists and volunteers are studying the effects of climate change on rare songbirds in the Adirondacks:
Learn more about the Bicknell’s Thrush research by scientists at the Vermont Center for Ecostudies: www.vtecostudies.org
Learn more about the citizen scientists monitoring the Bicknell’s Thrush through the Mountain Birdwatch program: www.vtecostudies.org/projects/mountains/mountain-birdwatch/
Watch our extended interview with NY Congresswoman Elise Stefanik on the need to address climate change:
Watch the documentary on The Wild Center’s Youth Climate Summit and students combating climate change by Bright Blue Ecomedia called “The Resilient Ones: A Generation Takes On Climate Change”:
Watch Climate Change Author Bill McKibben’s Plattsburgh lecture from spring 2019: