We are excited to announce a major public workshop on “”Climate Change and Public Health: Addressing the Growing Crisis,” on September 21st, 2019, in Morgantown, West Virginia. Learn more and RSVP here to reserve your place! Accelerating global warming and climate change are affecting every facet of human life and well-being. Economic, physical, and mental injuries from […]
Scientific research confirms that human-caused global warming is already having significant impacts on the climate of the mid-Atlantic Allegheny Highlands.
Severe weather events and destructive flooding are growing. Iconic species like brook trout and red spruce face extinction. Unless global warming and climate change are reined in, the cool, high-mountain ecology and economy of the Highlands -- that have blessed generations of residents and visitors -- are "on the chopping block."
On this page, as we add to our new website, you can find more information about our work on the impacts of global warming and climate change in the Highlands.
Also, check out our Allegheny Highlands Climate Change Impacts Initiative Facebook page, where we post the latest scientific findings about how climate change is affecting the region.
Friends of Blackwater climate consultant and WV3C Director, Logan Thorne, was recently featured in a story by Morgantown station WBOY about addressing climate change in the Mountain State. Read the entire story at: https://www.wboy.com/news/addressing-climate-change-in-west-virginia/ Special thank you to Abigail Lawhead from WBOY for putting this together!
Following the success of the December Climate Change Issues Conference in Morgantown, we are now looking forward to expanding our climate change work. While our previous work focused on the impacts of climate change on the Allegheny Highlands, we are now thinking statewide, with a new office in Morgantown. Logan Thorne, who was instrumental in […]
A Report from Friends of Blackwater’s Allegheny Highlands Climate Change Impacts Initiative