Letter for the Editor - Fossil-free Downeast

 

Climate change is happening worldwide and is affecting Downeast Maine.  Fact: our average temperatures are getting warmer.  Fact: ice-fishing season is shorter.  Fact: winter timber harvesting season is getting shorter.  Fact: ticks and tick-borne diseases are increasing.  Fact: the temperature of the Gulf of Maine is rising faster than almost every other body of water on Earth.  Fact: the dike on the Middle River in Machias is threatened with frequent flooding.  Fact: the local economy based on fisheries, tourism, and forests is threatened.

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