Capitol Pressroom

Aug. 13, 2015: Best-of Episode

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie joined Susan Arbetter to discuss taxes and infrastructure as he embarked on a summertime tour of upstate New York. (Original air-date: July 21)

A new poll showed that teacher quality and school leadership are the keys to improving struggling schools. David Albert, Director of Communications, Research and Marketing for the New York State School Boards Association dropped by with details. (Original air-date: July 21)

We explored updated research by Cornell University that shows methane emissions, particularly those from shale gas, have large greenhouse gas consequences. We hosted Dr. Robert Howarth, Cornell’s David R. Atkinson Professor of Ecology and Environmental Biology, to discuss the analysis he compiled with his fellow Cornell professor Anthony Ingraffea. Howarth argues that we must reduce natural gas usage to avoid runaway climate change. (Original air-date: June 22)

◄ Back to PodCasts

Classic FM


WCNY Oldies




WCNY's The Capitol Pressroom