Tag Archives: climate change

Share your trash, build your community

This article, by Brieanne Berry of the University of Maine, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on November 5, 2019. By Brieanne Berry, Opinion guest column • November 5, 2019 8:00 am Nov. 15 marks the 22nd annual America Recycles Day, a day focused on educating and motivating Americans to recycle more effectively. Yet […]

Student activism is imperative for societal and political change

This article, by Liz Theriault of the University of Maine, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on October 8, 2019. By Liz Theriault, Opinion guest column • October 8, 2019 9:37 am On Sept. 20, more than 4 million people around the world took to the streets of their hometowns, sat on government […]

Think globally, act locally: Mainers are changing the world

This article, by Amanda bertana of the University of Maine, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on June 4, 2019. By Amanda Bertana, Opinion guest column • June 4, 2019 7:03 am It is safe to assume that the majority of us have encountered the catch-phrase, “Think Globally, Act Locally,” most likely on […]

Now is the time to act on climate change

This article, by Linda Beck of the University of Maine Farmington, was originally published in the Bangor Daily News on January 29, 2019. By Linda Beck, Special to the BDN • January 29, 2019 6:00 am Updated: January 29, 2019 8:00 am On Jan. 19, Maine’s Environmental Priorities Coalition rolled out its legislative priorities for the 2019 session, including nine […]

We have two years to avoid climate disaster. A carbon fee and dividend will help.

This article, by Michael Howard of the University of Maine, was originally posted on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on December 18, 2018. By Michael Howard, Special to the BDN According to U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres the world has only two years to change course and avoid catastrophic climate change. His warning is in […]

We can prevent runaway climate change — if we follow scientific evidence

This article by Amanda Bertana, SSN Maine Chapter post-doc, was originally published in the Bangor Daily News on October 23, 2018. By Amanda Bertana, Special to the BDN • October 23, 2018 9:33 am Climate change is not a debate for the lobsters that are migrating further away from the coast in search of cooler […]