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Local Farmers Look For Ways To Cope With Climate Change

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As scientists continue to study the effects of global climate change, environmentalists, farmers and researchers look for new solutions to the challenges created by these shifts.

Host Frank Stasio talks with lawyer, environmental activist and educator Albert Bates and Piedmont Biofuels founder Lyle Estil about the latest developments and the upcoming Farming Adaptation Conference in Chatham county.

Frank Stasio moderates a panel discussion at the pre-conference event tonight at the Fearrington Barn. 

Laura Lee was the managing editor of The State of Things until mid February 2017. Born and raised in Monroe, North Carolina, Laura returned to the Old North state in 2013 after several years in Washington, DC. She received her B.A. in political science and international studies from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2002 and her J.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law in 2007.
Longtime NPR correspondent Frank Stasio was named permanent host of The State of Things in June 2006. A native of Buffalo, Frank has been in radio since the age of 19. He began his public radio career at WOI in Ames, Iowa, where he was a magazine show anchor and the station's News Director.