Earth Day 2021: Fighting Climate Change Around New England

Houses along the Blackwater River near the coast in Seabrook, New Hampshire where many homes are prone to sea level rise. (Ryan Caron King / Connecticut Public / NENC)

For Earth Day 2021, NHPR reporter Annie Ropeik hosted a roundtable of reporters from the New England News Collaborative for a special episode of NHPR’s The Exchange. They highlighted innovations and signs of progress in tackling climate change in New England, as well as the issues that are top of mind.

  • Daniela Allee – NHPR reporter
  • Fred Bever – Maine Public Radio reporter and producer
  • John Dillon –  Vermont Public Radio reporter
  • Patrick Skahill – reporter at Connecticut Public Radio
  • Eve Zuckoff – Climate/Environment Reporter, Report for America, CAI Cape and Islands.
Click here for audio of the show. As part of the global Covering Climate Now effort, NHPR and other member stations of the New England News Collaborative have marked Earth Week by airing and publishing stories relating to climate change, energy, and environmental challenges and solutions. For NHPR, the Earth Week effort is an extension of its regular, comprehensive environmental reporting, via the By Degrees climate change reporting project.