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The looming threat for Maine’s iconic potato industry

The looming threat for Maine’s iconic potato industry

  • Published: May 11th, 2022

As temperatures have risen, the annual number of potato plant growing degree days in Aroostook County has increased by more than 20 percent since 1970

Ellis Island, lighthouses among historic NJ sites flooding as seas rise

Ellis Island, lighthouses among historic NJ sites flooding as seas rise

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2022

As seas rise, conflict beckons over which NJ historic sites to save.

Still rare in Iowa, electric car powers Des Moines family’s home during blackouts

Still rare in Iowa, electric car powers Des Moines family’s home during blackouts

  • Published: Apr 8th, 2022

Power outages are occurring more frequently for more American communities as fires, storms and other climate disasters intensify with rising temperatures.

Storied Maine ski resort bets future on reining in high costs of warmer winters

Storied Maine ski resort bets future on reining in high costs of warmer winters

  • Published: Feb 28th, 2022

To stay in business, ski resorts have had to make more snow while investing millions of dollars in energy-efficient equipment to minimize their environmental impact.

Hardly any past Winter Olympic host cities will have the snow to host in 60 years

Hardly any past Winter Olympic host cities will have the snow to host in 60 years

  • Published: Feb 10th, 2022

Rain, wet snow, and shallow snow are all expected to increase at former Olympic venues over the coming decades, according to a new study led by researchers from the University of Waterloo.

Data may be Colorado’s best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range

Data may be Colorado’s best bet to mitigate increasing wildfire risk on the Front Range

  • Published: Jan 23rd, 2022

Climate and fire experts say they must now do even more to layer new sensor technology atop decades of firefighting experience to prevent more fires like the one that devastated Louisville and Superior.

How sea level rise is affecting your commute to and around Atlantic City

How sea level rise is affecting your commute to and around Atlantic City

  • Published: Dec 30th, 2021

While the roads in and around Atlantic City have been affected by tidal flooding throughout the city’s history, the frequency of flooding is on the rise because of the 1.5 feet of local sea level rise that has occurred since 1911.

‘A moral imperative’: Monastic sisters in rural Midwest make faith-based case for climate action

‘A moral imperative’: Monastic sisters in rural Midwest make faith-based case for climate action

  • Published: Dec 17th, 2021

The Benedictine sisters at Mount St. Scholastica are among the Catholic communities in the rural Midwest preaching and living by the principles of sustainability in the face of the climate crisis.