Central New Yorkers might see some new billboards and other messages next week urging people to think of the consequences of climate change and to do something about it. Local organization Greening USA is launching an advocacy campaign on Earth Day to raise awareness about the impact of climate change. Advocacy Committee Chair Peter Wirth says climate change is more serious than most people think.
Dozens of Syracuse University students living on south campus starting this fall will be getting their heat and hot water from the sun. S-U has installed solar thermal panels on 20 buildings, which will serve 160 apartments.
WAER's Max Brady talked with S-U Sustainability Division Project Analyst and Public Relations Coordinator Brooke Wears.