In the Northeast, according to the USDA, about 175,000 farms produce more than $21-billion a year in food, hay and flowers. But not this year. The climate — and how it’s changing — has many farmers thinking about how to manage their land, their animals and available water.
Not much has been said about climate change at the Democratic National Convention. But delegates wrote aggressive language in the party platform that suggests the U.S. go after this “enemy,” like it did after Pearl Harbor.
Massachusetts Attorney Maura Healey says she won’t comply with a subpoena from a Congressional committee on her investigation into whether Exxon misled consumers and investors about global warming.
Republican Governor Charlie Baker faces a new political challenge in the months ahead: work with Beacon Hill Democrats during legislative crunch time while also working to unseat some of those same Democrats.
This winter was one of the warmest ever for many communities around the Northeast.
A new report confirms previous findings – that temperatures are going up in all seasons, and that’s affecting migration and spawning.
It’ll be another beautiful day today…with above average temperatures for this time of year. But it’ll cost you. That’s the takeaway from a recent study […]
Some dire news this week about plants that’re native to New England. Many — 1 in 5 – are endangered. That’s according to a report […]
Greenfield Community College environmental science professor Brian Adams decided to take his lessons outside the lecture hall — and into his first novel, a romantic-comedy about a pot-smoking love-sick …. environmental science professor.
This winter will eventually end — the calendar turns the page to Spring on March 19th — but the spring thaw may come even sooner. […]
Much of New England is digging out from a third major winter storm in two weeks, and more snow is likely on the way.
If you put a frog in a pot of room-temperature water and gradually bring the water to a boil, the frog remains in the water and dies. Humans should know better when it comes to this kind of thing says commentator Ellen Moyer.
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.