Climate Report Predicts Big Changes for Maine Coast
November 23, 2010
Herald Gazette: A report released by the Rocky Mountain Climate Organization and the Natural Resources Defense Council on Nov. 10 indicates that Acadia National Park in the year 2100 could be a drastically different place than it is today— lacking many of its current characteristic landmarks, flora and fauna, and aesthetic qualities. Such changes could also have a dramatic impact upon the economies of area communities.
“Climate disruption is the greatest threat that the national parks have ever faced and Acadia is no exception,” said Theo Spencer, senior advocate at the Natural Resources Defense Council Climate Center during a press conference on Nov. 10.
The Natural Resource Defense council is a nonprofit environmental action group with 1.3 million members.
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