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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Youngest Generation Sets the Pace
Liz Durkee
It is not the old guard leading the local climate activism charge.
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Climate Action Network
• Climate Action Network

Editors, Vineyard Gazette:

The lively discussion around water management at West Tisbury’s recent town meeting is a forecast of more difficult challenges to come as the Vineyard feels the growing impact of a changing climate.

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