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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Worried About Climate Change, Island High Schoolers Join Walkout
Landry Harlan

On Friday morning a group of students walked out of the front doors of the Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School, not to ditch class but to spread awareness of global climate change.

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Scientists Urge Action Plan on Climate Change
Landry Harlan

Climate change is here and the Vineyard is on the front lines. This was the message at the third Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Conference held last week in Edgartown.

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Climate Change Discussion

The Dukes Conservation district will host a lecture and discussion on climate change on June 29.

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Charter School Students Head North to Study Climate Change
Mike Kotsopoulos

The yearlong resilient communities class at the Martha’s Vineyard Public Charter School focuses on societal resiliency and communal reaction to climate change. On Saturday the class travels to Alaska for a 10-day research trip.

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