Michael Rawlins, a geo-scientist at UMass Amherst, says heavier precipitation is one of the main climate change challenges facing the region.
Sanders is also pointing to how he differs from another potential candidate, former Secretary of State and U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton.
Monday night the Williams College Oceans Symposium showed the film-A Sea Change, Imagine a World Without Fish. Environmental writer Elizabeth Kolbert, of the New Yorker, spoke afterwards.
Massive snowstorms in Europe,floods in Australia, arctic cold in the northeastern U.S and record warmth at the poles.Some scientists are trying to draw a link between this roller-coaster weather and global warming.Dr.Michael Rawlins a climatologist who manages the climate system research center at Umass Amherst says these researchers believe changes to the arctic fence–is thought to be a contributing factor.