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relating to our earth's ongoing climate modifications.

06-1-2020  New Enzyme Breaks Down Plastic In Hours And Enables High-Quality Recycling

https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottsnowden/2020/04/11/new-enzyme-breaks-down-plastic-in-hours/#69e9440b5e4e

04-06-2020  As Himalayas Warm, Nepal’s Climate Migrants Struggle to Survive
Today, we came across an article in the New York Times (see the link below) about the impact of the climate crisis in Nepal.  It brought our first session with Dr. Tom Hammett into clear focus again.  Nepal seems far away until we recall the way that Tom linked what’s happening there with what is happening right here in Maine.
 
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/04/05/world/asia/nepal-himalayas-glacier-climate.html
To see all of Tom's remarks, click here: https://www.wccucc.com/session-one

02-21-20 Lisa Pohlmann: What we can do about climate change

Here is a link that our previous speaker Lisa Pohlmann, CEO of NRCM forwarded to us. We thought you might be interested. It is a great lead-in to a discussion on transportation that we are planing with the Maine Conservation Alliance and a panel of experts on transportation for May 5th. 

https://www.sunjournal.com/2020/02/21/lisa-pohlmann-what-we-can-do-about-climate-change/

 

For those interested, We have added Naomi Klein’s book On Fire to the borrow shelf at the Waterford Library. It is a very good read. 

1/24/2020 Climate change is scary. Talking about it productively doesn't have to be.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/2020/01/24/how-discuss-climate-change-without-starting-argument-column/2821025001/

1/10/2020 Opinion - How to Stop Freaking Out and Tackle Climate Change

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/01/10/opinion/sunday/how-to-help-climate-change.html

 

12/17/2019 - Greenland ice sheet melting exponentially faster than in 1990s, study says

https://www.pressherald.com/2019/12/10/greenland-ice-sheet-melting-exponentially-faster-than-in-1990s-study-says/

 

12-16-2019 - Reducing emissions from transportation is a long, difficult road for Maine

https://www.pressherald.com/2019/12/15/reducing-emissions-from-transportation-is-a-long-difficult-road-for-maine/

11-20-2019 - One Thing You Can Do: Know Your Climate Facts

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/11/20/climate/nyt-climate-newsletter-thanksgiving.html


ABOUT US

The Waterford  Congregational Church is UCC-affilliated.  We serve the community of Waterford, Maine and its environs. 

Our church's vison for congregrants encompasses Service, Music and Spirituality.

We embrace our rich history as well as  work toward a healthy and sustainable future.

 

(207) 583-6381

 

15 Plummer Hill Rd

PO Box PO 59

Waterford, ME 04088

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