University of Vermont

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Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux, Vermont Climatologist

Lesley-Ann Dupigny-Giroux. Photo by Jordan Silverman

By Lindsay J. Westley / for Seven Days

Writer Lindsay J. Westley of Seven Days wanted the dirt on just how much trouble lies ahead from global warming, but that subject is just one of Dupigny-Giroux’s concerns. While she does track global trends, the majority of her data collection is specifically related to Vermont, and she works closely with colleagues at state agencies to better quantify the impacts of severe weather on local landscapes. Whether you’re a backyard gardener or a homeowner in a floodplain, you’ve likely benefited from Dupigny-Giroux’s work.  Read the entire inverview here.