Sea level rise and increases in temperature pose a major threat to
the Long Island Sound coast and its wildlife.
Coastal communities plan for climate change threats
through conservation, adaption, and resiliency.
Climate change research and monitoring provide early warning signals on
threats to the Sound's shoreline, including marsh habitat loss, erosion, and
Educational resources are available to explain climate change
to a generation that will face new coastal challenges.
Find out more about Climate Change and learn things you should know.
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See what your local municipalities are doing to address climate change.
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Learn about the tools and strategies that are being used to investigate the local impacts of Climate Change.
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Resources for teaching about Earth's climate system and the changing climate.
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Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring Program
Through the Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring Program, the Long Island Sound Study funded two UConn scientists to investigate climate change impacts on key wildlife and ecosystem resources in Long Island Sound.
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Top environmental group releases ad of Trump’s face melting to mock debate climate-change comments - The Sierra Club on Tuesday mocked Donald Trump over his refusal during the first presidential debate to admit that he called climate change a "hoax" perpetrated by China. Continue Reading
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Teaching Middle Schoolers Climate Change Without Terrifying Them - Bertha Vazquez has taught earth science for more than twenty-five years. Continue Reading
Campaign manager: Trump does not believe climate change is man made - (CNN)Donald Trump's campaign manager said Tuesday the candidate does not believe climate change is man-made, a day after his previous statements on the issue were scrutinized at the first presidential debate. Continue Reading
On climate change, Mike Pence suddenly veers left of Trump and the GOP - Donald Trump and his running mate, Indiana Gov. Continue Reading
EPA Releases National Assessment of Strategies to Reduce Air Pollution at Ports - Washington – An EPA report finds that air pollution at the nation’s ports can be reduced significantly at all port types and sizes through a variety of strategies and cleaner technologies. Continue Reading
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EPA Recognizes Supermarkets Across the Country for Environmental Leadership in Reducing Potent Greenhouse Gases - WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Continue Reading
EPA Awarded Three GreenGov Presidential Sustainability Awards - WASHINGTON - The U.S. Continue Reading
EPA Finalizes Rule to Reduce Smog-Forming Pollution Transported Across State Lines - WASHINGTON- Today, the U.S. Continue Reading
EPA and DOT Finalize Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Efficiency Standards for Heavy-Duty Trucks - ATLANTA – Today the U.S. Continue Reading
Climate Central - An independent organization of scientists and journalists that surveys and conducts scientific research on climate change.
Climate Smart Guide Communities Guide to Local Action - Climate Smart Communities is a network of New York communities reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving climate resililiency
Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation - Mission to increase resiliency and sustainability of communities facing climate change impacts
LISS Climate Change and Sentinel Monitoring - Learn about monitoring program to detect early warning climate change impacts to Long Island Sound ecosystems.
Long Island Sound Climate Change Indicators - These indicators track physical changes in Long Island Sound and help resource managers asses impact on wildlife and habitats.
The Long Island Sound Study (LISS) is a cooperative effort involving researchers, regulators, user groups, and other concerned organizations and individuals. These people are working together to protect and improve the health of the Sound. Learn more »