Annie Ropeik appears in the following:
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
There's a history of wildfire across America, a threat made worse by the warming climate. And more people are moving to fire-prone areas without realizing the danger.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
The warming climate is raising the risk of major wildfires almost everywhere, including in normally wet New England. Forest managers in New Hampshire are alerting residents and stepping up prevention.
Friday, June 11, 2021
Deepening drought is raising fears of another bad year for wildfires. It's also expected to trigger more water cutbacks in a number of states.
Friday, January 22, 2021
Nashua, N.H., expects to be a destination for people migrating away from the coasts and toward lower temperatures. Officials say a pandemic influx has shown the need to plan for that growth.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
As climate impacts worsen, some people are moving to other parts of the country that they hope won't suffer as much. Town planners in New Hampshire are already preparing for a possible influx.
Monday, December 02, 2019
Thanksgiving weekend began and ended with delayed or canceled flights throughout the country. The worst of the weather is now hitting New England.
Sunday, July 21, 2019
Clean water activists are leveraging their state's crucial position in the presidential primaries to get candidates to take up their issue.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Frustrated with federal inaction, states such as New Hampshire, are taking their own measures against a class of pollutants known as "forever chemicals"
Saturday, June 08, 2019
For the 2020 presidential campaign, diners are out and breweries are in as a favored campaign stop.
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Communities around the country are grappling with a new kind of chemical pollution in their drinking water. The science and regulation around it aren't settled, leaving some people frustrated and in limbo.
Sunday, July 01, 2018
We take a trip to the top of New Hampshire's Mount Washington to see how a controversial trail has reignited debate over who should get to use, own and profit from the Northeast's highest peak.
Monday, August 07, 2017
It's been a year since 1,100 residents of a public housing complex in Northwest Indiana learned they'd have to move due to high levels of lead in their soil. There still are contamination threats.
Monday, June 26, 2017
In Indianapolis, hundreds of Carrier factory jobs there are moving to Mexico. That's the furnace plant where, in December, President Trump said he made a deal to save some other jobs.
Saturday, May 20, 2017
A small Indiana nonprofit was devastated by a malware attack earlier this year. It's still recovering after hackers stole data.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
In Vice President Pence's hometown of Columbus, Ind., there are a lot immigrants with H1-B visas who were affected by the on-hold executive order. Others are scared they could be next.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Carrier's tax incentives deal to keep jobs in Indiana, under pressure from Donald Trump, has other manufacturers wondering if they should ask for the same treatment.
Thursday, December 08, 2016
Donald Trump used his Twitter account to lash out at Chuck Jones, the union official in Indiana who said Trump lied about the Carrier deal. Jones thinks Trump took credit for saving some jobs that were never at risk.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Carrier says it will keep about 1,000 jobs in Indiana instead of shifting production to Mexico. Donald Trump repeatedly singled out Carrier during his campaign and made stopping the move a priority. Now there is great interest in how Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence persuaded the company to reverse its decision.
Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Scallop fishermen off the East Coast could soon see one of their biggest bumper crops ever. A federal survey in waters off Delaware is predicting a boom in the next couple of years for the nation's most valuable fishery.
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Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Conditions include plans to protect animal species and to prevent oil spills. The exploration will take place over multiple years in the Chukchi Sea, between Alaska and Siberia.