Myra Klockenbrink

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Rezone of 422-Acre Forest in Bridgeport for Development Would Worsen Health Outcomes

Although Remington Woods is some miles off in Bridgeport, the strong conservation gene that Greenwich possesses inclines residents to care about our forests. Removal of this woodland would almost certainly affect regional climate as the heat normally absorbed by the forest would rise into the atmosphere, raising regional temperatures and contributing to air pollution.” – Myra Klockenbrink Continue Reading →

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Preserving the Arctic Ice Sheet as a Heat Shield for a Warming Climate

Vanishing sea ice is already responsible for 25 percent of global warming with the Arctic Circle warming three times faster than the rest of the planet. The planet is an interconnected system, and what happens in the Arctic affects the whole of the planet by accelerating global warming, sea level rise and the number and frequency of natural disasters. Continue Reading →

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One Water: Water Doesn’t Fall from the Sky, It Comes from the Soil

“It may feel counterintuitive to think of soil to improve our water supply, but soil plays a critical role in our watershed. Because the soil is largely invisible we tend to think of it as simply the place where plants grow. In fact, soil is a living matrix that absorbs, filters and stores our water. Soil holds the landscape together in the presence of water.” – Myra Klockenbrink, Co-Chair of the Land and Water Sector of the Greenwich Sustainability Committee Continue Reading →

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Food Scrap Recycling Enthusiasts Tout Benefits to Greenwich’s Budget, Environment, Social Justice

Soon residents will be able to purchase kits to use to set aside food waste inside a compostable bag with food scraps, as well as coffee grinds, egg shells, bones, meat, oyster shells, and even napkins. Continue Reading →

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