• New England April 18, 2021 1:51 pm

    Dry Tinderbox Conditions Raise Concern About Another Drought

    A lack of late-winter snow and dry spring weather is raising concern about another drought this summer in New England. People are already being urged to conserve water in parts of western Massachusetts, and New Hampshire officials have warned of potential water shortages, as well. The U.S. Drought Monitor indicates most of New England is already experiencing abnormally dry...

  • Massachusetts January 5, 2021 11:46 pm

    Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Sweeping Climate Change Bill

    Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Tuesday he is reviewing legislation passed by lawmakers that would overhaul the state’s climate laws, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create renewable energy jobs and protect poorer communities that can be at higher risk from pollution. A highlight of the bill is the goal of attaining a net-zero greenhouse gas emission limit by 2050 in part…

  • climate change in new england February 9, 2020 2:26 pm

    Extreme Events: Adjusting to Climate Change

    How do you protect the military from the impact from climate change? Dr. Michael Klare talks about his findings.

  • climate change in new england January 27, 2020 1:17 pm

    Northeast Governors Slow to Embrace Regional Climate Pact

    Supporters of a regional pact that would tackle transportation emissions are struggling to win over several New England governors concerned that the climate change initiative will increase gas prices. After the Transportation and Climate Initiative was announced last month, New Hampshire’s Republican Gov. Chris Sununu said the state won’t join, citing fears of a gas price hike. Vermont’s Republican...

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