Climate & Community 2/15/24: Coastal Flooding Community Science during February High Water

Host: Brianna Cunliffe
 
Description: Climate & Community covers the community meet-ups organized by the Gulf of Maine Research Institute to collect resident observations of flooding at sites up and down the Maine Coast during February’s high water events this past weekend, and speaks with Sarah White, a resident and volunteer, on the impacts she has witnessed to the preserve where she keeps a garden plot and the importance of the surrounding salt marsh for the landscape’s resilience.
 
 
Johannah, Brianna, Tanvi, Gus, Corey, and Beth are the team at A Climate to Thrive, a nonprofit working to build a model of community-driven, solutions-focused climate action. Since its origins around a potluck table as concerned neighbors gathered to take action on climate change, A Climate to Thrive, or ACTT, has been supporting solutions on Mount Desert Island and beyond since 2016. Learn more at www.aclimatetothrive.org.

Climate & Community 1/25/24: WindowDressers

Host: Brianna Cunliffe
 
Description: Climate & Community covers the work of WindowDressers, a volunteer-driven nonprofit dedicated to helping reduce heating costs and fossil fuel consumption for Maine homes through hosting community builds to produce low-cost insulating window inserts that function as custom, interior-mounted storm windows. We hear from local coordinator Mark Sullivan.  Learn more at windowdressers.org/.
 
Johannah, Brianna, Tanvi, Gus, Corey, and Beth are the team at A Climate to Thrive, a nonprofit working to build a model of community-driven, solutions-focused climate action. Since its origins around a potluck table as concerned neighbors gathered to take action on climate change, A Climate to Thrive, or ACTT, has been supporting solutions on Mount Desert Island and beyond since 2016. Learn more at www.aclimatetothrive.org.

Climate & Community 1/18/24: Coast Lines MDI

Host: Brianna Cunliffe
 
Description: Climate & Community covers “Coast Lines MDI”, a collaboration between artist Jennifer Steen Booher, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, MDI Historical Society, and the Schoodic Institute, that helps communities visualize future sea level rise on MDI’s coast in a collaborative installation. Learn more at schoodicinstitute.org/coast-lines/.
 
Johannah, Brianna, Tanvi, Gus, Corey, and Beth are the team at A Climate to Thrive, a nonprofit working to build a model of community-driven, solutions-focused climate action. Since its origins around a potluck table as concerned neighbors gathered to take action on climate change, A Climate to Thrive, or ACTT, has been supporting solutions on Mount Desert Island and beyond since 2016. Learn more at www.aclimatetothrive.org.