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Eve Zuckoff

Eve Zuckoff is WCAI's Report for America reporter, covering the environment and the human impacts of climate change.  

Her beat centers not only around the challenges climate change poses to Cape Cod communities, but on the solutions and innovations that individuals and organizations seek to implement.   

Eve came to WCAI from WBUR, where she worked on Radio Boston, a daily news magazine program and "Last Seen," an investigative podcast that looked into the 1990 Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist.

As a lifelong Massachusetts resident, she loves covering the community she grew up in and snacking on the world's best seafood along the way.  

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The Army Corps of Engineers wants to replace the aging Bourne and Sagamore bridges. The proposed plan has received widespread support, but it leaves out any consideration to offset increased traffic with a commitment to public transportation. 

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Faith leaders on Cape Cod are stepping into a new role. Over the weekend, the Faith Communities Environmental Network invited hundreds of people into a conversation about morality, spirituality, and climate change.

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking the public for feedback after announcing its recommendations to replace the aging Bourne and Sagamore bridges. 

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The Cape Cod Commission is asking locals for feedback on how best to prepare the region for climate change.  

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Cape Air CEO Dan Wolf is endorsing Senator Ed Markey's bid for re-election to the U.S. Senate.

In an endorsement video posted to the Senator's YouTube channel, Wolf — a former state senator — thanked Markey for his work over nearly four decades in Congress.

"He has been a tireless and fearless advocate for the citizens, not the special interests, but the citizens of the Commonwealth," Wolf said.

Coastal Storm Hits Hard, Thousands Without Power

Oct 17, 2019
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A powerful storm hit the Cape and Islands on Wednesday night and continued through Thursday. Wind gusts from Wednesday night measured up to 90 miles per hour on the Outer Cape, and 78 miles per hour on the Upper Cape. 

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More than 150 activists, lawmakers, and business leaders gathered in Hyannis on Thursday to discuss reducing the Cape’s carbon emissions through policy and innovation.
 

The Cape Cod Climate Change Collaborative, a volunteer organization made up of environmentalists and business leaders, hosted the event. 
 

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There are musicals about our founding fathers, cute orphans, the French Revolution... And now? There’s a musical about climate change. The Cape Cod Theater Company in Harwich is debuting the world premiere of “Crude: The Climate Change Musical.”  

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Two-thirds of coves, inlets and similar water bodies known as embayments, and one-third of ponds on the Cape, have unacceptably low water quality, according to a new report from the Association to Preserve Cape Cod (APCC)

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After studying the frozen parts of Earth for the last three years, scientists with the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change have issued a major warning. 

In a new report, the scientists say they underestimated the rate at which the climate is changing.

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Climate change activists are organizing protests all over the world, starting on Friday, and the Cape is getting involved. Here's what our reporters are seeing locally. Keep scrolling for a schedule of events.

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Youth climate activists are in Washington, D.C., to drum up support for their cause ahead of a global climate strike on Friday. 

On Wednesday they testified at a joint congressional hearing held by Massachusetts Congressman Bill Keating.

In his opening statement, Keating described the challenges climate change is posing to the Cape, coast, and islands. 

The four Catholic bishops of Massachusetts co-signed a letter calling for immediate and wide-ranging action against climate change.

The leaders are urging parishioners, businesses, and schools to take what they call "meaningful steps to protect the environment” and “take better care of our common home” by curbing the impact of toxic pollution and climate change.

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Several hundred people attended the first ever Electric Car Show at Barnstable Municipal Airport in Hyannis on Saturday.

The event was designed to introduce potential electric-car owners to current owners and their vehicles.

Attendees were also encouraged to test drive dozens of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.
 

Dead North Atlantic Right whale off the coast of Long Island, New York.
NY Department of Environmental Conservation

The carcass of a critically endangered North Atlantic right whale was found off the coast of Long Island, New York on Tuesday, bringing the 2019 death toll to nine.

Announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), it's the first documented carcass found in U.S. waters this year, with the remainder discovered in Canadian waters.

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