Climate Report Reaction ~ ND Tourism ~ Another Reading from the ND Poetry Out Loud Eventposted on 05/07/2014
Wednesday, May 7 – The White House just released a new report, outlining what climate change means for North Dakota and the Great Plains. Joining us to discuss the issues raised in the report is state climatologist Adnan Akyuz. ~~~ Does climate change have military implications for the United States? In the wake of yesterday’s White House report on climate change, host John Hockenberry of “The Takeaway” visited with Retired Brigadier General Steven Cheney is CEO of the American Security Project. ~~~ This is North Dakota Travel and Tourism Week. And on that occasion, we share an excerpt from this week’s Prairie Pulse television show as John Harris visits with North Dakota tourism director Sara Otte Coleman. ~~~ Tom Isern has this week’s Plains Folk essay, “Small Town Dreams.” ~~~ In our continuing series from the ND Poetry Out Loud event, Bill Thomas introduces us to Lindsey Bertsch of Minot High School, who reads “I Heard a Fly Buzz When I Died,” by Emily Dickinson.