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Climate change in the Adirondacks

Jerry Jenkins

Climate change in the Adirondacks

the path to sustainability

by Jerry Jenkins

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Published by Comstock Pub. Associates in Ithaca .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Climatic changes -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains Region,
  • Energy consumption -- Environmental aspects -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains Region,
  • Energy policy -- Environmental aspects -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains Region,
  • Sustainable development -- Environmental aspects -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains Region,
  • Environmental policy -- New York (State) -- Adirondack Mountains Region,
  • Adirondack Mountains Region (N.Y.) -- Environmental conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJerry Jenkins ; foreword by Bill McKibben.
    ContributionsWildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC984.N7 J46 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24003004M
    ISBN 109780801476518
    LC Control Number2009053992

    So, in those early days, it made sense to focus on what climate change was doing to our idea of the world, the way it was transforming our sense of the wild. I lived in the Adirondacks, in the great eastern wilderness, and I knew that the meaning of this remarkable place was beginning to shift. William Ernest "Bill" McKibben (born December 8, ) is an American environmentalist, author, and journalist who has written extensively on the impact of global is the Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College and leader of the climate campaign group has authored a dozen books about the environment, including his first, The End of Nature (), about climate Residence: Ripton, Vermont, U.S.

    Eastern United States wilderness and the Adirondacks; About Bill McKibben. Environmentalist and best selling author Bill McKibben is Schumann Distinguished Scholar at Middlebury College. In , with six Middlebury College students, McKibben set up Step It Up , which organized more than climate change demonstrations across the United. of a newly published book about the potential impacts of climate change on the Adirondacks. Jonathan and I are also involved with the “Climate Action Plan” currently being developed by the state. The aim of the plan is to find ways to cope with climate change and meet green - .

      Climate change This article is more This Earth Day, we must stop the fossil fuel money pipeline “The person who spent his life in the Adirondacks has nice pink lungs. The city dweller.   The book was based on Ms. LaBastille’s travels to Lake Atitlán as a graduate student in the late s. Born in Montclair, N.J., on Nov. 20, , Ms. .


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"The book is an extensive gathering of data on local climate change problems, and as importantly, what Jenkins calls 'An Adirondack Strategy' that includes suggestions for moving from fossil fuels (coal and oil) to renewable energy (sun and wind).Cited by: 8.

Mr. Jenkins, who is the author of the book “Climate Change in the Adirondacks: The Path to Sustainability,” spends much of his time on the water and in the woods, documenting the ecosystem.

Published inthis book by Jerry Jenkins expands on the themes begun in an earlier report-length provides a comprehensive analysis of climate changes anticipated in the Adirondacks, their ecological and social effects, as well as the steps that local individuals, households, and communities can take to address the energy dependencies driving climate change.

Climate Change in the Adirondacks The Path to Sustainability July 1, FOR AT LEAST TWO DECADES, we’ve known that the global climate is warming, that efforts to stop this trend are grossly inadequate, and that the future is uncertain at best, catastrophic at worst.

"The book is an extensive gathering of data on local climate change problems, and as importantly, what Jenkins calls 'An Adirondack Strategy' that includes suggestions for moving from fossil fuels (coal and oil) to renewable energy (sun and wind).4/5(9).

Climate Change in the Adirondacks and the Bicknell's Thrush Clip: Season | 6m 1s Nearly volunteers will help researchers collect data on ten different types of song birds in the mountain.

Get this from a library. Climate change in the Adirondacks: the path to sustainability. [Jerry Jenkins; Wildlife Conservation Society (New York, N.Y.)] -- With the aid of comprehensive color illustrations, graphs, charts, and maps, Jenkins demonstrates the fundamental reality of climate change on a local level and presents his analysis and discussion.

Kids Books. $ Add Book to Basket View. Color an Adirondack Year. Kids Books. $ This book is currently not available. Climate Change in the Adirondacks. Author Jerry Jenkins. Lesser known hikes in the Adirondacks The following is a list of lesser-used Adirondack Park trails Salt in the wounds: The uphill struggle against road An Adirondack Explorer investigation found that across upstate New York, Rangers come to aid of injured hiker on Poke-O The following are forest ranger highlights provided by the state.

Teaching Climate Change in the United States is the first-of-its-kind effort to show the breadth and depth at which true climate education – education that engages and empowers young people to take on the defining crisis of our time – is already happening across our country. This is a book to encourage and inspire climate educators of all.

I recently received a report from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources about how climate change will impact wildlife in that state. The report notes that there will be winners and losers. I wondered what side of the coin deer would be. In Wisconsin, the white-tailed deer is the state wildlife animal and is the subject of an extensive harvest management program with hunting.

With this and other disturbances increasing in intensity, like climate change, many of these species are at risk of becoming extirpated in the Adirondacks, the Northeast, and beyond. The saddest, unintended objective of this book is that it someday might become a historical account of what once was in this spectacular region.

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I bet you’ll agree with me that the Adirondacks are the perfect place to learn about climate change. After all, Lake Placid is America’s First Winter Resort, and is especially attuned to the challenges associated with fluctuating, unseasonable temperatures and the continuous threat of extreme weather events.

the adirondacks throw a holiday party Lake Placid, NY, in the Adirondack Mountains, is an utterly charming alpine village with a better-than-average shot at seeing snowfall in early December, Just in time for the 10th annual Holiday Village Stroll, Friday, Dec.

7 through Sunday, Dec. 9, His book The End of Nature is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change and has appeared in 24 languages; he’s gone on to write a dozen more books. He is a founder of org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement, which has organized twenty thousand rallies around the world in every.

97 quotes from Bill McKibben: 'TV makes it so easy to postpone living for another half hour.', 'There is a tendency at every important but difficult crossroad to pretend that it's not really there.', and 'Here is a statistic that does matter: Three quarters of Americans believe the Bible teaches that “God helps those who help themselves.”.

He is also a research associate with the Climate Change Institute at the University of Maine, Orono. His research [3] in Africa and the Adirondacks has focused on the use of lake sediment cores [4] to reconstruct past climates, evolution, and human impacts on ecosystems over centuries to Born: Jay Curtis Stager, JLancaster, PA.

As the issue of climate change becomes increasingly present in our daily lives so will the term resiliency. In reference to climate change, however, it is scientifically referred to as ecological term is defined as the ability for an ecosystem to respond and recover from disturbance.

The Restore Mother Nature Bond Act: Protecting the Environment and the Economy This November, New York State voters have the chance to be part of an exciting, once-in-a-generation opportunity to protect clean water and restore wildlife habitat while also.

Non-native fish have, and continue to, change the fishery and ecosystem of the Adirondacks. Non-native fish prey on the eggs and young of native fish. Non-native fish out compete brook trout and other native fish by consuming large quantities of zooplankton (very small aquatic animals) and other prey food that the native fish feed upon.

After a five-year stint writing for the New Yorker magazine, he quit and hiked into the Adirondacks to write a book, called "The End of Nature." Published init was the first book written for the layman about the threats of climate change, and it became a .Adirondack Moose.

Moose are perhaps one of the most iconic Adirondack animals, easily recognized by their towering form and sprawling antlers (a feature of males only).

Winter ticks have been especially problematic in recent years, and experts believe that climate change and the increased population density of moose in the Adirondacks could.