Posts tagged "Climate change"
Editorial: Apocalypse not now

Editorial: Apocalypse not now

(Editor’s note: Fair warning. This is not a Christmas bromide or a pleasant read in any way, but don’t let it distract you from having a nice holiday.) The whole Dec. 21, 2012 thing was made up out of whole cloth, spun up by addled mystics back in the ‘70s and drummed up by doom-peddlers...
Thoughtful new Kingston climate plan calls for input

Thoughtful new Kingston climate plan calls for input

Kingston government this Tuesday released a draft Climate Action Plan (CAP) that at 268 pages may set a record for length of a single city document. According to a press release, this draft CAP includes recommendations for comprehensive policies and programs that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance operational and energy efficiencies, reduce energy costs,...
We have seen the future, and it’s wet

We have seen the future, and it’s wet

By 2050, portions of the Hudson River shoreline in Ulster County will be permanently under water, according to predictions in the New York Sea Level Rise Task Force’s final report. In Kingston, say goodbye to the wastewater treatment plant, Hideaway Marina, and the Kingston beach. By 2080, Kingston Point Park will be reduced to a...