Climate change has been heavily impacting our nation, and those in rural areas like Maine are not exempt from its effects. Although Maine has been putting forth several rigorous efforts in an attempt to increase sustainability levels, the year of 2018 showed an all-time high in emissions. These negative effects of climate change can unfortunately lead to harmful situations such as late frosts that have detrimental impacts on the times plants bloom, causing them to cease.
- In the year of 2018, global emissions were said to reach the highest that they had ever been. Maine is increasing their eco-friendly efforts in response.
- Experts claim that it is hard to get reliable data surrounding the extraction of natural resources since it is hard for these organizations to obtain funding.
- Since some areas can expect shorter winters, they can also expect an impact on when plants bloom, creating potential losses.
“Tethered to the mainland by a thin thread of causeway and an 80-year-old bridge, this small town also faces rising seas that threaten infrastructure – including the town pier and a waterfront fire station”
Read more: https://pinetreewatch.org/a-breaking-wave/