Costs in dollars, to the environment and to living things could fall if we reduce emissions and adapt quicker. By Marina Schauffler, freelance journalist and editor whose work is online at naturalchoices.com Portland Press Herald column Flooding, tornadoes, droughts, wildfires: the evidence of climate change is not just mounting, it’s barreling down on us – inexorable Read More
WMTW news story Watch full news video. WMTW News 8 meteorologist Mallory Brooke examines the facts and fallacies about climate change.
by Kate Sheppard The Huffington Post Watch full video A freak early-season snowstorm has paralyzed large parts of Maine, leaving thousands without power and putting a damper on today’s election. Some parts of the state recorded up to 21 inches of snow. CentralMaine.com reports that up to 65,000 residents were still without power as of Monday, Read More
by Lori Valigra Mainebiz news story Maine has been a leader in clean energy and efficiency, and will use an existing program to further cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet the first national carbon emission limit proposal — released yesterday by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency — which aims to reduce carbon pollution from the Read More
As with the bottle bill and water quality in Maine, politics is being overtaken by both science and common sense. by Alan Caron Portland PressHerald op-ed “It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change.” – Charles Darwin This has to be Read More
by Bill Trotter, BDN staff Bangor Daily News news story Ed Monat, a seasonal tour boat operator and scallop fisherman from Bar Harbor, has seen a lot in his more than two decades of scuba diving below the waves of Frenchman Bay. He focuses on finding scallops during winter dives. In the summer, he takes Read More
More Extremely Hot Days Projected – Posing Threats to Public Health and the Environment NRCM, National Wildlife Federation, Physicians for Social Responsibility Washington, DC and Augusta, ME (August 25) – The recent hot and humid days in Maine could be nothing compared to the heat waves of our future, according to a new report from Read More