A review of thousands of academic papers found an almost unanimous conclusion: humans are to blame for climate change. A report by The Guardian.
In the past twenty years, corporate profits have quadrupled while the corporate tax percent has dropped by half. The payroll tax, paid by workers, has doubled.~ Paul Buchheit / Alternet
Residents and environmentalists don’t want additional truck traffic motoring through a poor neighborhood with high asthma rates. The battle is almost identical to the one being fought here in Buffalo at the Peace Bridge.
A female engineer assigned to manage work on the U.S. side of the bridge told Investigative Post of a sexual harassment charge she lodged in December against a Canadian board member after he introduced her as the “governor’s concubine.” Canadian officials, meanwhile, continue to dispute claims they aren’t cooperating with their American counterparts.
The Erie Canal is seeing some new growth because of high gas prices and trucking regulations. But it doesn’t necessarily mean more state revenue. A report by the Democrat and Chronicle.
Craig Rogers, associate professor of economics at Canisius College, tells Jim Heaney that policy makers often work off faulty assumptions. Watch WGRZ’s Daybreak on Saturday for more.
By Jeremy Izzio and Dan Telvock The Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority, the city’s biggest landlord, is ignoring a City Charter requirement that mandates recycling at apartment buildings and other multi-family housing units. As a result, roughly 500 tons of recyclable materials end up in a landfill each year, costing the city both money and an [...]
Climate Central found that Hurricane Sandy caused 11 billion gallons worth of sewage overflows into waterways and streets. Heavy rain and storms in Buffalo can cause up to 4 billion gallons worth of overflows annually.