Can I tell you something. Got to tell you one thing. If you expect the freedom that you say is yours prove that you deserve it. Help us to preserve it or being free will just be words and nothing more.
Kansas, 1974

Monday, May 22, 2006

New York in the news

NPR's Talk of the Nation Science Friday program was broadcast from my alma mater SUNY ESF. I only got to listen to bits and pieces on Friday while running errands. But I did hear about the intriguing proposal of taking down Interstate 81 which runs right through the middle of the city.

New York Sets Sights on Renewable Energy

Talk of the Nation, May 19, 2006 Gov. George Pataki of New York wants a quarter of the state's electricity to come from renewable sources by the year 2013. Guests examine the plausibility of the plan, in a live broadcast from Syracuse, N.Y.

Guests:

Cornelius B. Murphy, Jr., president of State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Edward Bogucz, executive director; Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems, Syracuse University

Carol Murphy, executive director; alliance for Clean Energy New York

William Moore, director of development, PPM Energy




New York Mega Mall Will be Driven by Green Power

Talk of the Nation, May 19, 2006 Around the country, cities are aging -- especially cities built around industries that are now long gone. This week, Syracuse, N.Y., town officials agreed to move forward with a proposed mega-mall called Destiny USA, which would rival the size of the Mall of America. The developers of the mall promise that it will be 'green,' with all of its power coming from renewable sources.

Guests:

Emanuel Carter, associate professor, faculty of landscape architecture, State University of New York -- College of Environmental Science and Forestry

Anne Mosher, associate professor of geography, Maxwell School of Syracuse University

Richard Smardon, professor and chair of the environmental studies faculty, State University of New York -- College of Environmental Science and Forestry

David Nowak, project leader, urban forestry, USDA Forest Service

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