Celebrate Earth Month with WCNY!
April 17, 2023
On April 22, 1970, more than 20 million Americans gathered on college campuses and in city squares to celebrate the first Earth Day. Some came to spread the word, others came to learn, but all were a part of the largest organized demonstration in American history.
In celebration of Earth Day, we’re excited to feature special programming throughout the month that explores climate change from a diversity of perspectives, as well as its impact on the country and planet.
NATURE: Niagara Falls
The area around Niagara Falls is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including mammals, birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Joe Pontecorvo showcases this iconic North American natural resource over the course of a year.
Watch Wednesday, April 19 at 8 p.m. on WCNY-TV
Join conservation scientist Dr. M. Sanjayan for a global environmental health check of seven of Earth’s bellwether biomes. From the Arctic to the Amazon, these vulnerable habitats are changing, revealing surprising animal behaviors as species adapt.
Watch Wednesday, April 19 at 9 p.m. on WCNY-TV
CONNECT NY: Climate Change
At the end of 2022, the state’s Climate Action Council produced a roadmap for New York policymakers to follow in pursuit of reducing greenhouse gasses in the Empire State. On the April edition of “CONNECT NY,” host David Lombardo and his guests will examine this environmental plan and highlight steps being taken at the Capitol to advance New York’s green energy goals.
Watch Monday, April 24 at 9 p.m. on WCNY-TV
NOVA: Chasing Carbon Zero
The U.S. recently set an ambitious climate change goal to achieve 100% zero carbon pollution by 2050. “Chasing Carbon Zero” takes a hard look at the problems and identifies the most likely real-world technologies that could be up to the task.
Watch Wednesday, April 26 at 9 p.m. on WCNY-TV
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