Kate Warner
Recent local events give me hope at a time when climate change news is becoming more and more dire.
Climate change
Kate Warner
As a heat dome persists over the American West, an untamable wildfire rages over southern Oregon and record hot temperatures and water shortages make life in the West difficult, floods in much of Europe — Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Switzerland, parts of England and now China — have also had a devastating effect.
Climate change
Noah Asimow
Eversource has canceled a long-awaited battery energy storage project planned for Martha’s Vineyard, complicating a plan to achieve ambitious green energy goals on the Vineyard.
Climate change
Island Climate Action Network
Brendan O'Neill
The Martha’s Vineyard Commission is taking an important step to address the Island’s growth crisis through a new carrying capacity study.
Climate change


A new effort to understand how land management across the Vineyard can help fight climate change is hoped to serve as a model for other communities looking for ways to battle global warming.


Local researchers are keeping a close watch on a parasite that has infected and decimated New York's bay scallop population.

The Climate Cafe discussion about storm and emergency preparedness was led by local high school students on Sunday morning.

Local actions alone won't be enough to stem sea level rise and the increasing frequency of major storms.

There is no purer pleasure for anglers on Martha’s Vineyard than the tug on the line of the first striped bass of the season. That first hit in early May or June renews a seasonal relationship that is as old as the Island itself.

Climate Action Week, with its nearly 40 free events culminating in a finale Saturday at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury, has kept Vineyarders informed and inspired.