PNS Daily Newscast - September 20, 2019 

A whistleblower complaint against President Trump sets off tug-of-war between Congress and the White House; and students around the world strike today to demand action on climate change.

2020Talks - September 20, 2019. (3 min.)  

Climate change is a big issue this election season, and global climate strikes kick off, while UAW labor strikes continue.

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Archive: February 5, 2007

Colorado could be in the driver's seat on a new "road map" to solving the global warming problem. Last week's report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change indicated that global warming is real, and almost certainly is caused -- or at least, exacerbated -- by humans. Now, the Sierra Clu ...Read More

A new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report confirms the possibility of a sea level rise along the Massachusetts coast, the result of more frequent flooding due to global warming. Paul Kirshen, engineering professor and climate change researcher at Tufts University, says expect a one-foot ...Read More

The percentage of South Dakota children who live in poverty has increased in the past five years. That's the finding of new research comparing South Dakota with bordering states as well as national income figures. Children comprise 18 percent of those living in poverty in our state, compared to 13 ...Read More

Today, the White House releases the President's proposed 2008 federal budget. It's expected to contain more money for the Pentagon, for the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and for the most recent troop build-up. Peggy Huppert with the group Iowans for Sensible Priorities feels the money could be put ...Read More

A plan to require Minnesota utilities to provide one-quarter of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2020 faces its first test today in the House Energy Committee. The bill's author and sponsor, Rep. Aaron Peterson (D-Madison) says wind power, which is showing more and more promise, w ...Read More

Nevada residents will have their say on the major issues, such as energy needs and global warming, associated with plans to build another coal-fired power plant in the state. Tonight, hearings begin to take public comments on the Ely Energy Center, a 1500 MW plant proposed for the Ely area. Charl ...Read More

A quilt may help with the guilt. Work is about to start on New Hampshire’s "Lifekeeper Memory Quilt," a project to bring together family members and friends of suicide victims. Suicide continues to be a leading cause of death in New Hampshire, number two on the list for young adults and teens ...Read More

Trouble is mounting for a Texas company hoping to build another coal-fired power plant on Navajo land near Farmington. Last week, the New Mexico House of Representatives tabled Senate Bill 431, that would give tax breaks to the Sithe Global company for the project. Today, Navajo and environmental ac ...Read More

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