Rochester, NY – This week in Copenhagen, global leaders are working on a cooperative strategy to reduce global warming. Congress is also considering a proposal to set limits on carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. As part of a collaboration with northeast stations, Rachel Ward of WXXI in Rochester reports on the growing interest in offering carbon credits to polluters in exchange for preserving forest land.
Oswego, NY – Governor Paterson says he's withholding payments to local governments and schools, farmer's markets are open during the winter too. The Olympic torch is coming through Kingston. Sens. Schumer and Gillibrand want a ban on BPA.
Albany, NY – Governor Paterson announced that he's acting unilaterally to balance the budget and keep the state from running out of cash in December by withholding $750 million dollars worth of payments to schools, local governments, and others.