The Buffalo News

Reporter: Blue economy and green energy
The Buffalo News seeks a reporter to cover how climate change and green energy reshape the future of Buffalo Niagara. Climate change is one of the big economic stories of the next half century. With a state-funded Tesla plant, Buffalo has a big stake in solar energy. We are the country’s third largest generator of hydropower. The possibility of huge windmills in the Great Lakes is already causing conflict. And as rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten much of the country, can Buffalo position itself as a climate refuge? This reporter will cover the big questions tied to those changes: What impact will climate change have on the region’s economy and will its access to fresh water turn into new business?
5 August 2021