Casco Bay, ME -- The Casco Bay Climate Change Vulnerability Summary Report highlights the climate stressors on Casco Bay such as warmer summers, winters, and waters. The report also described increased storm activity, sea-level rise, and ocean acidification as climate change effects on Casco Bay, according to this report.
Maine lakes have iced out 1 to 2 weeks earlier in Spring during the years 1956 to 2015, according to this 2019 report. By the end of 2015, ice out occurred 9 to 16 days earlier, according to the report.
Climate change contributed to the decline of the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation (AMOC), according to this 2018 study. The AMOC is critical to the Earth’s climate system, the study said.
The Washington Post reported on the lobster and fish market of New England with their "Gone in a Generation." Because the change in sea temperatures, lobster is moving northward from Rhode Island and whelk is moving in their stead, according to the Washington Post.
The younger generation - the generation that will inherit the Earth have spoken out about climate change and how they feel about the lack of responsibility the older generation has taken regarding global warming.
AUGUSTA, Maine -- Maine's actions against climate change is the law to reduce greenhouse emissions in 2020, according to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection.
CASCO BAY, Maine -- The members of the Casco Bay Estuary Partnership are working together through the Casco Bay Plan to protect the natural beauty and resources of Casco Bay from climate change since 2016, according to the Casco Bay Plan 2016 - 2021.
PORTLAND, Maine -- Spring is arriving earlier, according to this report from the state of Maine. The climate in Maine is changing where summers have gotten hotter, and winters "becoming warmer and less snowy" according to the report by the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS).
PORTLAND, Maine -- Maine Law, Maine State Planning Office, and Maine Geographical Society prepared a plan called Anticipatory Planning for Sea-Level Rise Along the Coast of Maine on how Maine can prepare for the erosion of shoreline due to rising sea levels.
SCARBOROUGH, Maine -- Scarborough’s solid waste pilot program did not work for the residents of Pleasant Hill Road based on their feedback sent in September 2017, but the program was not a waste of time, according to the town Scarborough.
PORTLAND, Maine -- We must plan for the future due to the climate change effects on Maine's farming and fishery businesses, according to a climate change report sent from Climate Change Institute (CCI) and the University of Maine at Orono (UMO).
PORTLAND, Maine -- Lucille Benedict is an associate professor at the University of Southern Maine who teaches climate change education to her general chemistry students.
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PORTLAND, Maine --The early arrival of spring may be a relief to the people of Portland, but for scientists, early spring means a rapidly changing ecosystem. According to the National Weather Service, in 2016, the average temperature in Portland was 48.4 degrees Fahrenheit, which was as high as it was in 2012.