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At county council president's invitation, Harford group talks about human activity's impact on climate change

At county council president's invitation, Harford group talks about human activity's impact on climate change

The representatives from Harford County Climate Action made it clear — human activity, primarily the burning of fossil fuels, has had a clear and measurable impact on the Earth’s climate over the last century, and those actions have put low-lying areas of Harford County in danger from rising sea levels.

“Science will stand the test of time, no doubt about that, but the fossil fuel industry and most of our leaders failed us,” Lakshmi Tadepalli, a microbiologist who has studied cancer and neuroscience, said during a presentation to the Harford County Council during its legislative session in Bel Air Tuesday evening.

Tadepalli, an Abingdon resident; Fawn Palmer, a biologist and...

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