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Some Mainers are giving up flying because of climate change

Flying from Newark to Athens produces as much carbon emissions as nearly 3 billion people emit in the course of a year.
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Rising seas are causing 'sunny day flooding' on Maine's coast

A high tide Tuesday was an opportunity to witness the changes that are coming to Maine’s coast as the sea level rises.

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Maine’s decades-old flood maps don’t always factor in climate change

As Congress looks to reauthorize the chronically underfunded National Flood Insurance Program soon, much of Maine is operating with flood maps that are decades old, if they exist at all.

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Cynthia Phinney: Here’s what the Inflation Reduction Act means for Maine workers

The climate jobs model is here to stay and we must reject the false choice between a more sustainable Maine and the workers necessary to make it happen. That’s why we are pushing for a pro-worker, pro-family, pro-union climate agenda that works for every Mainer.

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At least $45M in new funding would help UMaine System fund PFAS and tick research

Millions of dollars could be headed to Maine to accelerate research into the state’s burgeoning forever chemical contamination problem and growing tick population.
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Stacy Brenner: Supreme Court made it harder to protect health and environment in Maine

Who we elect matters. This November, Mainers have a hugely consequential decision to make. Elect and re-elect pro-democracy, pro-climate action candidates or put the future of the Pine Tree State in the hands of corporate polluters.

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Supreme Court’s emissions ruling highlights Congress’ failure to act on climate change

The Supreme Court's ruling should be seen as a wakeup call to Congress to take action on “major questions” facing the country, such as climate change. If they continue to fail to take comprehensive action, the court has sent a signal that it won’t tolerate government agencies doing this work on their own.

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