It’s been a big season so far for lobstering this year. In this episode, we learn about lobsters and talk about the weather and thoughts on climate change in Gloucester, Massachusetts with a locally famous lobster dealer and a cheerful wooden boat builder.
Saw mill operator Jeff talks climate change and explains his concerns that his company could suffer in the global marketplace if US environmental regulations are stepped up.
Art, proprietor of Cranberry Hill Farm, takes a moment to talk to us about managing a farm in an unpredictable climate. Art says he and his fellow farmers are dealing with climate change, even if they aren’t talking about it.
In this episode we take a swim in the Rondout Creek in Rosendale, NY and hear from Catherine about how Hurricane Irene and flooding from other recent storms impacted her family’s home.
We’ve had a terrific start to the trip! The motorcycle is running great, and we’ve had some great conversations so far. The first leg of our trip takes us to the eastern shore of the Hudson River in New York, where we hop on board a historic sailing ship and talk with the crew.
And so the adventure begins! Starting in New Haven, CT, we take to the slow roads to hear from people around the Northeast about what they do, observations of the weather, and any thoughts they have on the subject of climate change.