Ambitious state, federal and global targets for protected lands could help slow the intertwined climate and extinction crises, and support local food production.
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.
Advancing renewable power is not sufficient: Maine needs a strategic plan and policy changes to help households and businesses get off fossil fuels.
Maine should avoid new natural gas infrastructure and instead electrify heating systems for long-term savings, climate stability, safety and indoor air quality.
Major utility reform is critical to realizing Maine’s clean energy plans, given the dominant utilities are driven by conventional thinking and shareholder returns.
For a more stable future, every level of government must move quickly to reduce emissions.
An age-old concept gives the state an opportunity to find a path for ecological and economic promise.
Women leaders offer insights and inspiration for tackling the intertwined social, environmental and political challenges we face.
In a time of trauma and tragedy, healing awaits us in the natural world.
To capture the many benefits of clean energy and forestall climate costs, Maine legislators should take rapid and bold action.
With climate policy central to the incoming presidential administration, Maine can expect more federal support to implement its new Climate Action Plan.
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