PORTLAND, Maine –The early arrival of spring may be a relief to the people of Portland, but for scientists, early spring means a rapidly changing ecosystem. According to the National Weather Service, in 2016, the average temperature in Portland was 48.4 degrees Fahrenheit, which was as high as 2012.
Do you know anything about climate change? Whether you know about it or not, NASA confirms that all around the world, the climate is changing. This is affecting people. So, I set out to ask the people of the USM Portland campus how much they knew about the climate change phenomenon.