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From his training as a geologist Frank H.T. Rhodes understands well the strains placed on our natural environment and resources all over the world. From his vantage point as president of Cornell...
The record heat and ongoing drought in parts of the country this past summer is helping to change public opinion on climate change. A July poll found that 70% of respondents now think the climate is...
People who live in the Southern Tier and Central New York  have never faced an issue like extracting natural gas from the Marcellus shale formation, even though the resource has been there some...
Through national content from NPR and PBS, in addition to local coverage, WSKG will be striving to provide in-depth information on the candidates and issues in order to inform voters and help them...
The word hoarding conjures up an image of a home filled to the brim with piles of stuff. Many of us can’t imagine living like that, but we now know that hoarding is much more widespread than...
The American population is aging. 13% of the population is over age 65, and that number will nearly double over the next two decades. As a person ages, questions about downsizing, independence, and...
The term 'income inequality' is everywhere and is shaping up to be a significant factor in this year's presidential election. What is income inequality? Can it be fixed? Crystal Sarakas...
Everyone feels anxiety from time to time, but for some, these feelings can be so severe, they are unable to lead a normal life. And we all know about stress, but did you know that stress can...
Ever since the first days of the Republic - when Benjamin Franklin feared the United States would turn into a German-speaking nation and the Constitution disallowed anyone not born on these shores...
The past winter was one of the mildest in memory. And March has officially gone into the books as the warmest March on record. Is this a sign of climate change, or just an example of unusual weather...