There was once a time that conveniences automatically implied life improvements. Those days are long gone.
About Sea Change
Sea Change provides commentary on contemporary environmental challenges. It tackles an array of topics from a local vantage point – from energy challenges and pollution concerns to health and sustainability practices.
Maine needs a concerted movement and coordinated leadership to expand the local food production essential to weather climate upheaval and supply chain disruptions.
As Maine generates more food-based compost, it should reduce throwaway packaging to minimize chemical contamination.
Feeding people, not filling landfills, offers untold benefits, but it requires a new mindset.
Maine is at the forefront of a national reckoning about how devastating and costly land application of sewage sludge can be.
Maine needs a visionary, collaborative approach to address challenges like this persistent infestation.
To reduce risks from climate-fueled weather events, Maine communities need to take action — but capacity deficits are slowing progress.
Our state needs policy reforms and truth in advertising to hasten the transition off fossil fuels.
The plastic industry could soon surpass coal in greenhouse gas emissions. Yet, its growing climate impact is largely unnoticed.
Better torque, smoother ride, less maintenance and, of course, low emissions put a history of gas-powered vehicles in the rear-view mirror.
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