Small New Hampshire city takes
on a global warming challenge

Environmental awareness exploded in the last year as scientists issued dire reports about manmade global warming. Yet even when people adopt eco-friendly habits - whether driving less or composting more - research shows they don't sustain them for long. (Boston Globe, 12/16/07)

With rising temperatures in Narragansett Bay, nature's timing is out of sync

Narragansett Bay's average annual water temperature has increased by 2 degrees Farenheit since 1960. There is growing evidence that the temperature changes are breaking down evolved relationships among species and disrupting the food chain. (Boston Globe, 11/13/07)
As frost fades, berry rivalry heats

As frost fades, berry rivalry heats

Decades ago, the flat fields of wild blueberries more than three hours north of Quebec City posed no threat to Maine's standing as the world's wild blueberry capital. But temperatures are rising in Canada, and so too are the annual blueberry harvests. (Boston Globe, 10/1/07)
US castoffs resuming dirty career

US castoffs resuming dirty career

When a factory closes or a school bus fleet is retired in the United States, its components often enter an international marketplace. Through online auctions and a series of middlemen, the vehicles and machines are sold and shipped around the world, usually to countries that cannot afford cleaner technology. (Boston Globe, 8/19/07)
As N.E. warms, tiny pests take root

As N.E. warms, tiny pests take root

As temperatures continue to rise, researchers believe the tiny woolly adelgid and dozens of other pests could dramatically expand their range and abundance. (Boston Globe, 6/10/07)
In mosquito, a small tale of climate change

In mosquito, a tale of climate change

A mosquito that can barely fly illustrates a sobering consequence of climate change: The species best suited to adapting may not be the ones people want to survive. (Boston Globe, 4/29/07)
US lags on plans for climate change

US lags on plans for climate change

Countries and cities around the world are beginning to use a new strategy to confront climate change: preparing for its consequences. (Boston Globe, 4/5/07)

Carbon confusion

The fast-growing world of voluntary carbon offsets has skyrocketed worldwide, but it can be difficult for consumers to figure out if they are buying any benefit. (Boston Globe, 3/13/07)
Winter warm-up costing N.E. region

Winter warm-up costing New England region

Records show New England’s climate is dramatically warming —and altering the region’s character and economy as it does. (Boston Globe, 1/28/07)