Nearly every climate-related parameter measured in Maine is accelerating, according to “Maine’s Climate Future — 2020 Update.” The rate of air and sea warming is increasing. Precipitation is increasing in intensity and volume, and sea level is not only rising, but rising faster than in the previous century.
“Maine’s Climate Future — 2020 Update” builds on previous reports released in 2015 and 2009. It has been an honor to help write and edit these reports, which serve as baseline updated information specific to Maine, informing action, policy, and conversations across the state.
Read the UMaine news release.