Climate Change

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Our Changing Connecticut Climate: A Water Story

This is the second article in the Greenwich Sustainability Committee’s “One Water” weekly series. Written by Sarah Coccaro, Conservation Resource Manager, Greenwich Conservation Commission, member of the Land and Water sector of the Sustainability Committee

The seasonality of the Northeast is central to the region’s sense of place. Yet, earlier springs and milder winters are changing ecosystems and environments in ways that adversely impact commerce, recreation, tourism, agriculture, industry and livelihoods. Global warming alters nearly every stage of the water cycle; from precipitation, evaporation, surface runoff to stream flow. These changes put pressure on drinking water supplies, food production, property values, and our quality of life. Continue Reading →

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Greenwich Library Event: Oceans, Extinctions, and Climate Change: How They’re Related and Why They Matter

On Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00pm in the Cole Auditorium, Greenwich Library partners with the Yale Alumni Association of Greenwich to present Pincelli Hull, Assistant Professor of Geology and Geophysics at Yale University, to speak on ‘Oceans, Extinctions, and Climate Change: How They’re Related and Why They Matter.’ Admission is Free. Continue Reading →

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Children Environmental March on Greenwich Ave Empowers Youth

The Children’s Environmental March in central Greenwich drew crowds. The event featured speakers including Claire Colman, Fred Camillo, Marina Rosin Levine, Alex Bergstein and Denise Savageau. Also, Greenwich High School students Elizabeth Murray and Kara Bittman talked about their personal connections to the environment and the necessity of having a deep commitment to fighting climate change. Continue Reading →

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