Climate Change: 50 Ways We're Taking Action Now
Liz Durkee
Is the glass half full or half empty? When it comes to climate change on Martha's Vineyard, you could certainly look at it both ways. For optimists, here are 50 different actions Vineyarders are already taking. For realists, read on to the end for 10 ways climate change is (and will) take its toll on our Island.
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On Land and Sea, Change Is Coming
Liz Durkee
Island life is infused with the rhythm of the sea.
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The Stormy Relationship Between Weather and Climate Change
Aaron Wilson
On Monday night at the West Tisbury Library, Dr. Peter Neilley spoke about our changing climate, its impact on our Island and how modern weather and climate forecasts are made.
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Woods Hole Climate Expert Delivers Urgent Message to MVC
Noah Asimow
At a special presentation to the Martha’s Vineyard Commission Thursday, Dr. Phil Duffy spelled out the grave state of the global climate crisis for the planet.
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Islanders Urged to Prepare for Rising Seas
Louisa Hufstader
Islanders need to get ready now for the effects of global climate change, Oak Bluffs conservation agent Liz Durkee told an attentive audience at the town library Saturday afternoon. “The seas are going to rise. We are an Island community,” Ms. Durkee said.
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Climate Action Talks Begin with Storm Preparedness
Louisa Hufstader

When a major hurricane or other disaster strikes Martha’s Vineyard, people who need help right away can’t count on getting it from first responders, the emergency management director for West Tisbury said in a talk Saturday.

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Climate Change Awareness Is Crucial
Liz Durkee
Eight years ago I wrote a series for the Vineyard Gazette on the growing impacts of climate change on Martha’s Vineyard.
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Islanders Join Worldwide Climate Action Day
Julia Wells

Martha’s Vineyard schoolchildren and others joined a day of activism around the globe Friday to protest inaction in the face of a climate change crisis.

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What to Do About Climate Change? Answer Begins With You
Caroline Kaplan
A dogged reporter on the four a.m to noon shift at the New York Times was tired.
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Oak Bluffs Prepares for Climate Change Future
Landry Harlan
Town conservation agent Liz Durkee reported on the town's application to join the state Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness grant program, which awards funds for projects to combat climate change.
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