Block Island Times

Board member becomes climate change advocate

“I’m arguing that the impact is happening now. That time is of the essence. And, although I feel it is almost insurmountable to reverse its impact, I choose not to focus on that. I choose to focus on how I can affect change.”
Island resident Socha Cohen made those remarks during an interview with The Times, when she explained the status of her research on climate change. Cohen has become an advocate after taking a course required by the State of Rhode Island (PREP-RI) for New Shoreham Planning Board members.
As a member

Read more on the Block Island Times website