The Climate is Changing. So are We.

The Climate is Changing. So are We.

5 minute read The climate is changing. The concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2)—one of the atmosphere’s leading heat-trapping gases—is at its highest level in human history. Climate scientists warn that significant actions are necessary to slow climate change and its...
AMC Climate Change Research, Past and Present

AMC Climate Change Research, Past and Present

4 minute read AMC scientists have studied the patterns and effects of climate change and air quality in the Northeast for decades. Here’s a sampling of some of that research. Air Quality  Both climate change and air quality issues are caused by emissions of certain...
A History of Juneteenth

A History of Juneteenth

3 minute read On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, which declared “that all persons held as slaves” in Confederate states “are, and henceforward shall be free.” However, more than two and half years would pass before this...
Racism and the Land: A Timeline

Racism and the Land: A Timeline

4 minute read Ahwahneechee People living in the Yosemite Valley were forcefully removed from their land to pave the way for the creation of what would become Yosemite National Park. The 1851 atrocity is part of a long history of racism in the outdoors against Black,...