Try the new, improved Hartford Courant digital edition today
Topics

Weather

Letter: Effects of climate change felt every day

I was born and raised in Mount Airy. I am a student at University of Maryland, College Park, double-majoring in Government & Politics and Environmental Science & Technology. I write this from the Monteverde Cloud Forest of Costa Rica where the effects of climate change are felt keenly every day, by every person that lives, travels, or works in this incredible landscape that is fast-disappearing. It's not just people that are suffering; since the 1980s, unprecedented numbers of other species have vanished, never to be seen again. Hard data collected by countless scientists over many years have proven that climate change is occurring and wreaking havoc on the natural world. My...

Loading
69°