The list below is an automated news feed from reliable state, national, and international news sources over the last week. (See bottom of this page for an ARCHIVE.)

Climate News (Nat‘l and Int’l)

Climate News (Maine)

Mainers’ health vulnerable to climate change

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
At the recent Maine Climate Council meeting, we learned how vulnerable Mainers are to the health impacts of climate change. Over the past 100 years …
  • Dealing with climate change

    Boothbay Register
    If the state of Maine went 100% zero carbon tomorrow, it would have absolutely no measurable impact on the climate of the future but would absolutely …
  • Northeast governors slow to embrace regional climate pact WFMJ Northeast governors slow to embrace regional climate pact … struggling to win over several New England governors concerned that the climate change initiative will increase gas prices. … A spokesman for Maine’s Democratic Gov.

Mills praises immigrants, rips CMP in first State of the State address

mainebeacon.com
In her first State of the State address Tuesday evening, Maine Governor … fighting child abuse and domestic violence, confronting climate change, …

Letter: Balentine needs to get his facts straight on CMP line

Press Herald
But as stated by the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM.org), “CMP’s transmission line would do nothing to reduce climatechanging pollution …

Gov. Mills aims for bipartisanship in first State of the State address

WGME
“The Gulf of Maine is both a challenge and an opportunity. it is our new … republicans to work with democrats on issues surrounding climate change, …

Young farmers face heightened risks from climate change

Food & Environment Reporting Network
Young farmers face heightened risks from climate change … “With climate change, it’s hard to put your finger on single events,” says Ben Whalen, who has farmed for three years at Bumbleroot Organic Farm near Portland, Maine.

Industrial site developer wins Philadelphia refinery auction

Energy News Network
The developer of a $270 million wind project in Maine says it is on track for a … Chris Coons of Delaware says climate change can be addressed by …

Commentary: Make it easier for Maine shoppers to avoid single-use plastic

Press Herald
… causing them to focus on the waste (specifically single-use plastic) from their homes and businesses as a way to combat climate change and protect …

January 16, 2020

Gideon to Hammer Away on Corporate Donations in Senate Race

U.S. News & World Report
… care to the cost of prescription drugs to tackling climate change has to end.” … Collins already had the most money ever raised by a Maine candidate …

Another View: Events demand urgency on climate

Press Herald
Although we have solutions, what we lack in the fight against human-caused climate change is urgency: urgency that the world is burning and that …

Maine Voices: Green New Deal will defuse threat of modern life as dystopia

Press Herald
And what about dear old Maine? If warming continues unabated, today’s toddlers will live to see our climate become like that of Virginia and the sea …

ARCHIVE Nat‘t and Int’l Climate News

January 9, 2020

We adapted to climate change and sea level rise

Martha’s Vineyard Times
It is late December 2050, and we on Martha’s Vineyard have seen so many changes over the past three decades! Back in 2020, I was finishing up a …

Adrianne Kimber: Urge Congress to take action on climate change

Sierra Sun
Clearly, climate change is already affecting our communities, our economy and our everyday lives. It is our responsibility as citizens to act to stop the …

The Hartford cites climate change as it limits insurance coverage of businesses with stake in coal …

Hartford Courant
The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc., citing rising worries about climate change, is limiting its insurance coverage of companies in the fossil fuel …

Generation Z Fears Climate Change More Than Anything Else

Forbes
Climate change tops the list of vital challenges of our time, say young people interviewed by Amnesty International. The new ‘Future of humanity’ …
        1. COP25: UN climate change conference, 5 things you need to know

          UN News
          Climate change is happening—the world is already 1.1°C warmer than it was at the onset of the industrial revolution, and it is already having a …

ARCHIVE Climate News (Maine)

Another View: Events demand urgency on climate

Press Herald
Although we have solutions, what we lack in the fight against human-caused climate change is urgency: urgency that the world is burning and that …

Maine Voices: Green New Deal will defuse threat of modern life as dystopia

Press Herald
And what about dear old Maine? If warming continues unabated, today’s toddlers will live to see our climate become like that of Virginia and the sea …

Commentary: Fixing the faults of the free market

Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
One can only guess what he’d say about the climate crisis; I suspect he would reject the science behind human-caused climate change because it …

About 200 people jump into cold ocean for 12th annual Polar Bear Dip and Dash

WABI
PORTLAND, Maine (WMTW) – About 200 people took a dip into the frigid … that focuses on environmental advocacy and climate change research.

Calendar Listings for the Week beginning December 31

Freepress Online
The talk by the Registered Maine Guide and Certified CyberTracker is free. … “Climate Change, the Decline of Birds and Insects, and Other Alarming …

Environmental victories at state level highlight 2019

Augusta Free Press
“In 2019, environmental action from Maine to California and Florida to … the tremendous dangers associated with climate change, big changes are …