Severe winter storms can make running a business more unpredictable. But what’s the climate connection? And, a new book contrasts Western conservation with Indigenous science. We check out what it’s like to live on an island in the Great Lakes. Plus, debunking myths about the spotted lanternfly.
- Penn State researchers aim to debunk myths surrounding spotted lanternfly - One myth: The pest threatens all kinds of plants. But, it appears to only kill grapevines and Tree of Heaven, also an invasive species.
- How extreme winter storms are connected to climate change and hurting businesses - Even severe winter storms are being connected to climate change and costing businesses in Pennsylvania and elsewhere.
- An Indigenous scientist wants us to look at conservation differently - Jessica Hernandez says Indigenous science and knowledge can make conservation more holistic and help us solve our toughest environmental problems.
- Analysts forecast rise in oil and gas impact fees after prices rose in 2021 - Gas drillers are expected to pay about $234 million dollars in impact fees for 2021, nearly $90 million more than 2020, and potentially the highest payout ever.
- Wait, People Live There…In the Winter? - Most of the 32,000 islands in the Great Lakes are uninhabited. But the people who live year-round on about 30 of them are banding together to preserve their way of life.