PNS Daily Newscast - Friday, August 23, 2019 

A federal court ruling changes how the President is elected, and Florida Democrats trigger a special session vote on guns. Those stories and more in today's news.

Daily Newscasts

Public News Service - NH: Climate Change/Air Quality

CONCORD, N.H. - The risks to water and wildlife if tar sands from Alberta are sent through an existing, aging pipeline across Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine to Portland harbor are detailed in a report being released today by 18 organizations in New England, the U.S., and Canada. The tar sands, whi

CONCORD, N.H. - A planned pipeline to carry tar sands from Alberta into the United States threatens New Hampshire's clean-energy future, according to 38 citizens' groups from northeastern states which are calling on Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to stop the pipeline at the Canadian border. The

CONCORD, N.H. - It's not just hikers and outdoor enthusiasts who have been taking advantage of the early start of spring in New Hampshire - ticks are already out in full force, too. That means an increased risk of tick-borne diseases, with Lyme disease a top concern, says deputy State Epidemiologist

CONCORD, N.H. - Spring has sprung a lot earlier in New Hampshire this year, and with it an increased incidence of allergies, scientists say. A new report from the National Wildlife Federation maps out areas of the country where the effects of a changing climate could further increase the amount of p

NORTH CONWAY, N.H. - As the old saying goes in New England: if you don't like the weather, wait five minutes and it will change. And, according to a new report from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF), wacky winter weather events are happening more often because of a changing climate. That means

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Politics, energy and climate change, and their relationship to national security, is the topic for discussion at a lecture on Wednesday (Sept. 30) at Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester. The keynote speaker, Sarah Ladislaw, is an energy and national security expert at

PORTSMOUTH, N. H. - From fishing to tourism, the Atlantic Ocean is responsible for pumping billions of dollars into New England. Many experts say reducing such ocean-related problems as pollution and over-fishing is vital to our economy, and a federal task force is seeking new ideas about how to acc

CONCORD, N. H. - With all the rain that has splashed the Northeast this summer, you'll hear few complaints about high temperatures - that is, unless you're listening to climate scientists and health experts. A new report from the National Wildlife Federation details growing concern for human health

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