New Hampshire’s Climate Changes

BY ON May 2, 2012
This post is from the Spring 2012 edition of the Appalachian Mountain Club’s The Mountain Watcher newsletter: Mount Washington Climate Trends The long-term climate record for the Mount Washington summit (1914 m) and Pinkham Notch (612 m) in New Hampshire show that annual average temperatures...

TOPICS: New Hampshire

Not A Cloud In The Sky

BY ON May 1, 2012
You snap a photo — okay, more like 27 photos — of your 3-year old blowing out the candles on her birthday cake. You upload them to Picasa or Facebook, or drag them into Dropbox. Question: Where do those photos actually reside? Answer: “The Cloud.”...

TOPICS: Coal, Dads, Pollution

Why Does Banning Plastic Help Us Breathe?

BY ON April 30, 2012
Over the past year or so, my husband and I have had many lively discussions about plastic items entering the house. Plastic utensils, plastic storage containers, and especially huge plastic bottles containing large amounts of food and drink from his beloved Costco. A few weeks...

TOPICS: Activism, Pollution