Maine’s Lobstermen are at Center of Growing Climate Change Debate

July 30, 2023

Maine’s lobster farmers, who supply 90 percent of the country’s seafood, are in the middle of a growing climate change discussion. As part of the Biden administration’s goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero, federal agencies are developing offshore wind farms up and down the East Coast. Lobster(wo)men say that development is threatening their livelihoods – and their communities’. Dan Lieberman traveled to Maine to hear meet the individuals most affected.