Climate Connections

Climate Connections

By Yale Center for Environmental Communication

How is global warming shaping our lives? And what can we do about it? We connect the dots, from fossil fuels to extreme weather, clean energy to public health, and more. Join Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz of Yale University for a daily 90-second podcast about climate change, where we confront reality and share inspiring stories of hope.

Episodes

California winery finds clever way to cut carbon pollution

They took a close look at their wine bottles. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
29/05/201m 31s

Colorado College achieves carbon neutrality

‘This was a pretty audacious goal when we set it.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
28/05/201m 31s

Humans will determine fate of Greenland’s ice sheet

Most of the ice sheet will likely remain frozen if the world aggressively cuts carbon pollution. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/05/201m 31s

Nonprofit helps Sonoma County recover from wildfires

La Luz Center aims to make the community more resilient. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
26/05/201m 31s

Harmful algal bloom reports are on the rise

Heavy downpours contribute to the problem by washing nutrients into waterways. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
25/05/201m 31s

Republican Bob Inglis offers climate message for conservatives

He wants to harness free enterprise to cut carbon pollution. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
22/05/201m 31s

To adapt to climate change, some tea growers must plan ahead

The economic life cycle of a tea bush lasts 60 to 80 years. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
21/05/201m 31s

Time in nature helped therapist cope with disaster

‘Ecotherapy’ turned personal for Linda Buzzell after wildfires and mudslides devastated her home city. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/05/201m 31s

Hurricanes and hazardous chemicals can be an explosive combination

The Arkema chemical plant near Houston caught fire after Hurricane Harvey in 2017, forcing an evacuation. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
19/05/201m 31s

Farmer creates nature-based planting calendar

As growing seasons become more erratic, he says traditional farming calendars aren’t working as well anymore. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
18/05/201m 31s

NASA satellites help scientists understand climate change

‘We can … tell people, ‘We’re really seeing this. We know what’s going on.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
15/05/201m 31s

Better soil health can help farmers adapt to extreme weather

And that’s just one of the benefits, case studies suggest. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
14/05/201m 31s

California startup aims to help polluters recycle CO2

The startup’s new technology could help companies turn carbon pollution into alternative fuels or plastics. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/05/201m 31s

Researcher says EPA power plant rule does little to address global warming

The rule is projected to reduce carbon pollution by less than 1% beyond having no policy at all. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
12/05/201m 31s

Fort Knox prepares for more extreme weather

Backup power systems at the Army installation provide electricity even when regional power is knocked out. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
11/05/201m 31s

Missouri Botanical Garden helps local residents go solar

More than 70 participants in the ‘Grow Solar St. Louis’ program have installed solar panels. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
08/05/201m 31s

Researchers aim to cut energy footprint of indoor farms

Plant lighting, ventilation, and heating and cooling systems all contribute to the energy demand. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
07/05/201m 31s

A Georgia clam farmer worries about the climate

He says extreme weather and increasingly acidic water could take a toll on his business. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/05/201m 31s

Why Arctic permafrost thawing matters

‘It turns out it’s hugely consequential.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
05/05/201m 31s

Woman’s faith leads her to climate activism

‘On a very deep … level, faith and climate connect as a moral issue.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
04/05/201m 31s

Carbon credits help cities fund tree plantings

The nonprofit City Forest Credits has funded plantings in Austin, Texas, and near Seattle, Washington. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
01/05/201m 31s

California utility SDG&E works to prevent wildfires

The risk is growing as the climate warms. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
30/04/201m 31s

Colombian youth push government to address deforestation

A successful lawsuit led by children and young adults has put pressure on the national government. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
29/04/201m 31s

More than 2,000 farmers sign letter in support of climate action

U.S. farms are threatened by droughts, wildfires, and heavy downpours. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
28/04/201m 31s

Gas station replaces pumps with electric vehicle chargers

RS Automotive in Takoma Park, Maryland, also repairs electric vehicles and hybrids. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/04/201m 31s

Beavers could help in adapting to climate change

Their ponds can provide flood control and natural fire breaks. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
24/04/201m 31s

Device that protects tree seedlings could aid forest restoration

‘The Nucleário’ was invented by Brazilian brothers Bruno and Pedro Rutman. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
23/04/201m 31s

Youth-led Earth Day strikes go digital

Many young people are worried about global warming. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
22/04/201m 31s

Oceans advocacy group calls for a ‘Blue New Deal’

Their goal is to protect ocean health and help coastal communities adapt to climate change. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
21/04/201m 31s

How gardeners can help an endangered bumblebee

Once common in the Northeast and Midwest, populations of the rusty patched bumblebee have declined by about 90%. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/04/201m 31s

New England art project draws attention to global warming

Artist Thomas Starr’s ‘Remembrance of Climate Futures’ project imagines how towns might be affected in the future. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
17/04/201m 31s

Training program teaches laborers how to launch sustainable farms

Participants learn how to write business plans, care for chickens, and more. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
16/04/201m 31s

Toolkit helps developers design affordable, climate-friendly residences

One new solar-powered development in L.A. houses formerly homeless and disabled veterans. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
15/04/201m 31s

A horrific drought in the 1870s offers a warning

During the ‘Great Drought,’ crop failures led to famine that killed about 50 million people. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
14/04/201m 31s

Catholic institutions divest from fossil fuels

So far, more than 150 Catholic banks, universities, foundations, and others have pledged to end their investments in fossil fuels. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/04/201m 31s

Tool helps people choose correct plants for rain gardens

It’s designed for users in the Milwaukee area. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
10/04/201m 31s

Monitoring project helps Colorado communities prepare for water shortages

Nine stations in the Roaring Fork Valley are gathering information about the moisture stored in soil. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
09/04/201m 31s

Dubuque, Iowa, helps residents recover from floods

A comprehensive program aims to address residents’ social and economic needs. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
08/04/201m 31s

Arctic warming puts ringed seals in peril

‘They’re likely to become endangered.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
07/04/201m 31s

Cookbook offers meatless, climate-friendly recipes

‘Decolonize Your Diet’ includes recipes for pumpkin empanadas, sweet potato tacos, and more. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/04/201m 31s

Global warming could devastate Mexican fisheries

But with proper management, the fishing industry can continue to thrive. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
03/04/201m 31s

Preserving farmland could help the climate, advocate says

If managed well, farmland can soak up heat-trapping carbon pollution. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
02/04/201m 31s

Tennessee encourages organizations, businesses to cut food waste

More than a third of the food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
01/04/201m 31s

Global warming fuels tree-killing bark beetles

The beetles have killed more than 5% of the forested area in the Western U.S. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
31/03/201m 31s

Amateur team builds ultra-efficient electric car in a barn

Their futuristic car was a serious contender at the Automotive X Prize competition. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
30/03/201m 31s

Designer cuts carbon from her clothing line

She strives to produce low-waste clothing that will last a long time. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/03/201m 31s

Current oil and gas projects will warm Earth past 1.5°C:

Holding warming to only 1.5 degrees Celsius would greatly reduce the consequences of climate change. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
26/03/201m 31s

Remotely managed farms help amateur farmers grow food indoors

An app alerts customers when it’s time to harvest. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
25/03/201m 31s

Global warming shortens Arctic ice road season

Isolated communities depend on a network of roads on frozen rivers and lakes. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
24/03/201m 31s

Citizen science project is changing the climate conversation

It’s ‘a way to start a conversation that wasn’t politicized right from the beginning.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
23/03/201m 31s

Chicago house was designed to send a message

The home’s wealthy owner wanted to invest in green design. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/03/201m 31s

Fish swim away from warming waters

It’s creating a ‘massive issue’ for the fishing industry. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
19/03/201m 31s

Iowa city has clever solution for flooding problem

Heavy rains have been ‘wreaking havoc’ downtown. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
18/03/201m 31s

Nonprofit helps low-income people go solar

Staffer Juan Parra wants clean, renewable energy to reach the people who need it most. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
17/03/201m 31s

To design a more climate-friendly building, borrow from nature

Buildings that take advantage of natural light and ventilation require much less energy. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
16/03/201m 31s

Solutions journalism covers more than bad news

Under this approach, journalists rigorously report on potential solutions to society’s problems. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/03/201m 31s

Fort Collins cuts carbon from city operations by 20%

Carbon pollution from residents and businesses is falling at a similar pace. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
12/03/201m 31s

EPA encourages manufacturers to save energy

More than 1,000 plants have signed up for the Energy Star Challenge for Industry.  Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
11/03/201m 31s

Tool helps Indiana towns prepare for climate change

The Hoosier Resilience Index offers projections for precipitation and heat. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
10/03/201m 31s

Northwest climate may support almond crops by 2050

Today, about 80% of the global supply is grown in California. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
09/03/201m 31s

App helps restaurants reduce food waste

Instead of discarding food at the end of the day, restaurants connect with customers looking for discounted meals. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/03/201m 31s

A confrontational new musical piece about climate change

Composer Steven Bryant says the music expresses his psychological journey of wrestling with the problem. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
05/03/201m 31s

Oregon’s coastal high marshes likely to shrink as sea levels rise

The wetlands buffer coastal communities from waves and flooding during storms. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
04/03/201m 31s

New York Olympic region earns LEED gold

The coveted certification has long been offered for buildings, but now communities can earn it, too. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
03/03/201m 31s

Teens convince their city to act on climate

They also went door-to-door to help residents go solar. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
02/03/201m 31s

Skiers, snowboarders send snow data to scientists

Thousands of volunteers from around the world have submitted observations to the Community Snow Observations project. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
28/02/201m 31s

Climate change is making some hurricanes more severe

Hotter oceans are providing more fuel for the storms. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/02/201m 31s

Cities set up shelters to protect residents from wildfire smoke

Breathing wildfire smoke is harmful, especially for people with heart conditions or lung diseases such as asthma. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
26/02/201m 31s

Ice skaters help scientists monitor winter weather

The skaters are witnessing the consequences of warming winters firsthand. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
25/02/201m 31s

Goats, a climate-friendly option for clearing brush

‘It's not just a novelty. It actually works.’  Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
24/02/201m 31s

Dog groomer cuts his carbon footprint

He’s saving money, too. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
21/02/201m 31s

Hottest places in a city often low-income neighborhoods

According to block-by-block temperature data. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/02/201m 31s

Wildfires could exacerbate water shortages

Snow that falls in burned areas melts more quickly in the spring. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
19/02/201m 31s

Farms inside shipping containers grow local produce

The crops grow vertically under LED lights. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
18/02/201m 31s

Climate change is coming for D.C.’s Tidal Basin

The area is known for its iconic cherry trees and the Jefferson Memorial. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
17/02/201m 31s

How ‘forest bathing’ can relieve stress

A forest therapy guide says the practice increases mindfulness and appreciation of trees. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
14/02/201m 31s

More cities buy electricity in bulk

It’s a strategy known as community choice aggregation. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/02/201m 31s

Solid-state batteries could be game-changing for EVs

The emerging technology would enable cars to travel farther on a single charge. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
12/02/201m 31s

Severe wildfires transform forests in the Cascades

Some species are struggling to grow back, and more drought-tolerant trees are moving in. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
11/02/201m 31s

Climate change threatens health, but nurses could help

Warming temperatures increase the risk of heat stroke, asthma, and other health problems. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
10/02/201m 31s

Solar panels go online in Fayetteville, Arkansas

The recent installation generates enough electricity to run the city’s wastewater treatment plants. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
07/02/201m 31s

Therapist launches website about climate anxiety

He says it’s important to acknowledge and reflect on emotions about global warming. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/02/201m 31s

New York City startup turns food waste into fertilizer

It can be used to grow crops in indoor hydroponic farms. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
05/02/201m 31s

California mom works to support youth climate movement

‘I’m extremely concerned about the future of my boys.” Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
04/02/201m 31s

Louisiana’s $50 billion plan to protect its coast

Its land is sinking and eroding, and sea-level rise could make the problem worse. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
03/02/201m 31s

Electric vehicles likely to become dominant

But the change won’t happen overnight. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
31/01/201m 31s

Insurance companies drop some California homeowner policies

Other homeowners are seeing higher premiums. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
30/01/201m 31s

Save fuel and reduce pollution by avoiding idling

If you’re going to idle for more than 10 seconds, it’s more efficient to shut off your car. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
29/01/201m 31s

Jane Fonda turns to climate activism

‘When you're famous, there's a real responsibility to use that celebrity in the best possible way you can.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
28/01/201m 31s

There’s no substitute for Earth, astronomer says

Debra Fischer has spent a career studying planets in other solar systems. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/01/201m 31s

How a Chicago suburb made solar simple for residents

Now panels are going up across town. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
24/01/201m 31s

Calif. carbon trading program helps disadvantaged communities

Fresno is receiving $66 million for walking trails, sidewalks, bike lanes, and more. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
23/01/201m 31s

Cities can’t solve climate change on their own

They can make progress, but they need state and federal help, too, says sustainability manager Carol Davis of Blacksburg, Virginia. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
22/01/201m 31s

Solar projects to help New Yorkers stay safe during disasters

Solar and battery systems will power a few ambulance stations and community buildings. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
21/01/201m 31s

Solar systems power up South African shacks

A project in the !Kheis municipality has brought electricity to more than 500 homes. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/01/201m 31s

EVs likely to be as cheap as conventional cars by 2025

The price of vehicle batteries is falling rapidly. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
17/01/201m 31s

California’s housing prices drive development in high-risk fire zones

More high-density residential construction in urban areas could help alleviate the problem. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
16/01/201m 31s

Theater project helps people visualize flood scenarios

It enables people to connect with climate data in a visceral way. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
15/01/201m 31s

Cleaning up the air in China could save lives

Air pollution, largely caused by burning coal, leads to more than one million early deaths in China each year. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
14/01/201m 31s

Midlothian, Illinois, residents fight ‘terrifying’ floods

The region is experiencing more intense downpours as the climate changes. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/01/201m 31s

Knox College students build campus rain gardens

The gardens help the campus drainage system during heavy rains. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
10/01/201m 31s

Lawyers take a stand for renewable energy

A new initiative at Columbia University provides free help to people facing legal obstacles to renewable energy projects. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
09/01/201m 31s

Interactive tool shows climate threats to backyard birds

It displays information by ZIP code. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
08/01/201m 31s

Detroit Zoo turns poo into electricity

The zoo is harnessing energy from food waste and herbivore manure. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
07/01/201m 31s

Glaciers in the Olympic Mountains could vanish this century

The glaciers shrank 40% between 1981 and 2015, largely because of human-caused global warming. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/01/201m 31s

Cancun businesses insure a coral reef

A healthy reef helps protect Cancun’s hotels and resorts from storm damage. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
03/01/201m 31s

Few countries on track to meet Paris climate goals

Meeting the targets is still possible, but it will take ambitious climate action. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
02/01/201m 31s

Tucson-based programs help residents harvest rainwater

Collecting rainwater reduces the burden on the city’s water supply. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
01/01/201m 31s

HVAC manufacturers could play big role in cutting carbon pollution

Ingersoll Rand has pledged to cut its customers’ carbon footprint by one gigaton by 2030. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
31/12/191m 31s

New York City spends billions on flood protection

Storm surge from Superstorm Sandy badly damaged the city’s transportation system. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
30/12/191m 31s

Artist uses artificial reefs as canvases

‘I wanted to really symbolize the human side of the ocean and how we're all connected.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/12/191m 31s

D.C. program trains young people in environmental leadership

Participants work on projects ranging from solar installations to water quality testing. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
26/12/191m 31s

Santa’s North Pole home is melting

The Arctic has already lost 40% of its summertime ice cover. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
25/12/191m 31s

Man trades his desk chair for a bicycle seat

He biked from British Columbia to New Mexico to gather stories for a film about climate change. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
24/12/191m 31s

The case for growing lettuce in New England

Lettuce titans California and Arizona are likely to experience more droughts as the climate warms. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
23/12/191m 31s

How buildings stayed cool before AC

Architects used clever techniques to help occupants stay comfortable. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/12/191m 31s

Dominica native wants to protect climate migrants

International law offers little protection to people displaced by the impacts of climate change, says Columbia University’s Ama Francis. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
19/12/191m 31s

Why hope is critical to addressing climate change

According to conservation psychologist John Fraser. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
18/12/191m 31s

What is carbon removal, and why is it important?

Scientists are working on ways to suck carbon from the air. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
17/12/191m 31s

Environmental group plans satellite launch to monitor methane

Methane is a potent global warming pollutant. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
16/12/191m 31s

It’s time for Audubon’s Christmas bird count

Birders across North America are capturing data that helps scientists understand how climate change is altering bird habitats. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/12/191m 31s

Fort Sumter contends with rising seas and storms

The fort was heavily bombarded during the Civil War — and now it faces new threats. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
12/12/191m 31s

Flooring manufacturer cuts carbon pollution

Large companies should prioritize climate change, Interface’s chief sustainability officer says. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
11/12/191m 31s

New York City targets carbon pollution from buildings

Many large apartment buildings need retrofits to boost their efficiency. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
10/12/191m 31s

Clam shack lost to rising seas and storms

Liam’s, on Cape Cod’s Nauset beach, was demolished in 2018. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
09/12/191m 31s

Hockey players plan game at North Pole

The goal is to bring attention to the climate crisis. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/12/191m 31s

Electric buses charge up quickly with wireless systems

They’re already in use in Long Beach, California. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
05/12/191m 31s

How climate change influences immigration to the U.S.

Protracted drought and crop failures are part of why people in Central America are fleeing their homes. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
04/12/191m 31s

Professor locks herself to pipeline construction equipment

She was arrested for her actions. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
03/12/191m 31s

Advocate: Parents can play a role in youth climate strikes

She says an adult’s presence can help keep strikers safe — and it’s an act of solidarity. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
02/12/191m 31s

How heat pumps can shrink CO2 footprints

These efficient devices work even in cold climates. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
29/11/191m 31s

How Cornell is adapting to extreme weather

A rain garden, porous asphalt, and other features help the campus cope with heavier downpours. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
28/11/191m 31s

Energy costs burden low-income families

Weatherization programs can help. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/11/191m 31s

Wind energy on the rise in the Great Plains

A U.S. grid operator in the region briefly generated more than 65% of its power from wind last April. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
26/11/191m 31s

Energy efficiency jobs grow in the Midwest

Regional investments in efficiency have soared to $1.5 billion annually. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
25/11/191m 31s

Why a motorcyclist decided to go electric

‘I would unquestionably say that if you’re a motorcyclist you should at least try out an electric motorcycle.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
22/11/191m 31s

Many farmers feel unprepared for extreme weather

Fruit and vegetable growers in the Northeast say they lack the skills and money to cope with drought and record rainfall. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
21/11/191m 31s

Solar industry lacks diversity, report finds

But a growing number of companies are working to increase representation of women and people of color, the report says. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/11/191m 31s

One reason why cities keep building in coastal areas

It has to do with property taxes. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
19/11/191m 31s

NASA scientist injects humor into the climate conversation

Oceanographer Josh Willis is also known as ‘Climate Elvis.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
18/11/191m 31s

Therapist collects dreams about climate change

Sometimes, climate change is a literal nightmare. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
15/11/191m 31s

Colombia’s carbon tax could help protect the Amazon

The tax also aims to reduce the country’s reliance on fossil fuels. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
14/11/191m 31s

Connecticut town sets up a climate fund

The money could be used for repairing flooded bridges, elevating houses, improving stormwater drainage, and more. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/11/191m 31s

Harvard research could shed light on geoengineering

‘We should look at all possible options that we have in our climate change response toolbox.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
12/11/191m 31s

Veteran urges other veterans to join climate fight

He says addressing the problem will take a mobilization on the scale of World War II. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
11/11/191m 31s

Farmers turn degraded land into green pasture

They’d been told their land was unsuitable for agriculture. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
08/11/191m 31s

Climate change linked to huge health costs

Just 10 extreme events in 2012 cost $1.6 billion in healthcare and lost wages, according to the NRDC. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
07/11/191m 31s

How batteries in electric school buses could feed the grid

During the summer, idle school buses could be put to work in energy storage. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/11/191m 31s

‘Dish Truck’ helps events reduce single-use plastic

Founder Joey Diana Gates of Ithaca, New York, wanted to cut down on ‘mountains and mountains of garbage.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
05/11/191m 31s

New York Yankees go to bat on climate change

Their huge platform could encourage a cultural shift. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
04/11/191m 31s

Berkeley bans natural gas from some buildings

Natural gas is a significant source of carbon pollution.  Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
01/11/191m 31s

Climate change could bring vampire bats to the U.S.

Researchers modeled where the bats might move as the climate warms.  Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
31/10/191m 31s

Energy-efficient homes can improve quality of life

They can be quieter, more comfortable, and have better air quality. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
30/10/191m 31s

Baltimore converts vacant lots into usable green space

Hundreds of lots have been transformed. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
29/10/191m 31s

Why climate change is a property rights issue

Law professor Jonathan Adler says framing the issue this way could inspire more support for climate action. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
28/10/191m 31s

Gas driller becomes climate-conscious farmer

‘I’m doing my bit to make food better, make soil better.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
25/10/191m 31s

Farmer experiments with more climate-friendly rice cultivation

Conventional rice paddies emit a lot of methane, a potent heat-trapping gas. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
24/10/191m 31s

Marginalized Louisiana residents learn to lead on climate

Low-income communities of color face some of the worst threats from rising seas. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
23/10/191m 31s

Nonprofit helps Latinos spend time in nature

‘There is a gap, definitely, between communities of color — Latino communities — and access to these green spaces.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
22/10/191m 31s

Women bring clean energy to sub-Saharan Africa

They’re ambassadors for the technology. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/ 
21/10/191m 31s

There’s still hope for corals, study finds

But as the climate warms, reefs need protection from threats such as overfishing and pollution. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
18/10/191m 31s

Farm shows benefits of silvopasture

At Dickinson College Farm in Pennsylvania, native trees are growing in cattle pastures. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
17/10/191m 31s

A pollution source that deserves more attention

‘We haven’t done very much yet to address that large bucket of emissions.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/  
16/10/191m 31s

Researchers turn algae into strong, lightweight material

The material has two major benefits for the climate. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
15/10/191m 31s

What are power purchase agreements?

They’re critical tools for transitioning to a clean energy economy. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
14/10/191m 31s

The energy efficiency industry is growing

‘They are well-paid domestic jobs … and they are jobs that are not going to go away.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
11/10/191m 31s

Offsets project funds local energy efficiency projects

The program has paid for weatherization, energy-efficient heating systems, and other projects in the Finger Lakes region of New York. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
10/10/191m 31s

A young person’s journey from fear to action

As a child, he covered his ears when he heard the words ‘global warming.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
09/10/191m 31s

Biologist wants to protect a bird as seas rise

MacGillivray's seaside sparrow nests are flooding as seas rise. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
08/10/191m 31s

Texan Marine finds his calling in the wind industry

Jake Thompson originally planned to follow his dad into the oil business. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
07/10/191m 31s

NYC plan will fight traffic and climate change

Congestion pricing will reduce trips into the busiest areas — and generate revenue for the subway system. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
04/10/191m 31s

Advocate: Include disabled people in climate solutions

Alex Ghenis of the World Institute on Disability says disabled people — 12 to 20% of the U.S. population — are too often overlooked. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
03/10/191m 31s

Water utility collaborates with farmers to clean up pollution

New Water, a utility in northwest Wisconsin, wanted to stop phosphorus pollution at its source. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
02/10/191m 31s

Climate change could undo progress in educating girls

So it could be life-altering for girls around the world. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
01/10/191m 31s

City uses abandoned industrial sites to capture floodwater

Camden, New Jersey, is converting an old landfill site into a waterfront park with restored wetlands. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
30/09/191m 31s

YouTube star showcases future of electric vehicles

His channel, “Fully Charged,” has racked up more than 70 million views. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/09/191m 31s

As soils warm, microbes pump more CO2 into the air

It’s a dangerous feedback loop. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
26/09/191m 31s

Rhode Island prepares for flooding

The state’s coastline, streams, and rivers are vulnerable to sea-level rise and extreme storms. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
25/09/191m 31s

Communities repurpose retired coal plant sites

One now houses a Hard Rock Cafe. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
24/09/191m 31s

Clean energy events bring together GOP and Dems

At a time when bipartisan collaboration sometimes seems impossible. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
23/09/191m 31s

Circus performer changes careers after learning about climate change

‘It’s one of those things you can’t unlearn.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/09/191m 31s

Water filters help Guatemalans cut carbon pollution

And provide access to clean water, too. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
19/09/191m 31s

Will fossil fuels replace shut-down nuclear plants?

Nuclear plants are the largest source of low-carbon electricity in the U.S. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
18/09/191m 31s

9 states and D.C. work to cut pollution from transportation

Almost 30% of U.S. carbon pollution comes from transportation. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
17/09/191m 31s

Nonprofit helps research labs go green

Cutting-edge science doesn’t need to come at the expense of the planet, according to My Green Lab. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
16/09/191m 31s

Farm teaches students how to harvest energy

Dickinson College Farm in Pennsylvania doubles as a solar education facility. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/09/191m 31s

Study: Countries with more female politicians pass more rigorous climate policies

‘We found that female representation in national parliaments does lead countries to adopt more stringent climate change policies.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
12/09/191m 31s

Colorado woman sounds the climate alarm by ringing a bell

She’s inspired others to join her. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
11/09/191m 31s

Pastured poultry is vulnerable to climate change

Pastured chicken is seen as a humane choice, but the birds need protection from extreme weather. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
10/09/191m 31s

How to protect high school athletes from heat

The risks are growing as the climate warms. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
09/09/191m 31s

Why climate change is a disability rights issue

Emergency plans don’t always account for everyone’s needs. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/09/191m 31s

Prof urges you to cut your lawn area in half

Adding plants, shrubs, and trees will store carbon and reduce mowing time. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
05/09/191m 31s

Don’t underestimate storm surge risk

It’s becoming a bigger danger with sea-level rise. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
04/09/191m 31s

Climate-friendly buildings can improve your health

Well-sealed buildings with natural light bolster health, performance, and profitability. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
03/09/191m 31s

Algae could provide climate-friendly food and fuel

The newest farm bill offers support for algae growers. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
02/09/191m 31s

Garden aims to reduce food insecurity

Population growth and climate change could lead to more food insecurity around the world. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
30/08/191m 31s

Tackling climate requires more than cutting carbon

Effective climate action also addresses social and economic inequality, says ICLEI USA director Angie Fyfe. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
29/08/191m 31s

New Mexico could be the Saudi Arabia of wind

It could produce a huge amount of cheap electricity. But there’s a catch. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
28/08/191m 31s

Daughter inspires family business to go solar

Today, solar powers the press at the printing business. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
27/08/191m 31s

Some Texas residents are still recovering from Harvey

“You still have those communities in Southeast Texas that are hurting and are in desperate need of support.” Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
26/08/191m 31s

The soil scientist who paints with dirt

She wants people to understand that healthy soil is as important as clean air and water. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
23/08/191m 31s

U.S.-China Green Fund wants China to go green

And link Western green-tech startups to the country’s enormous market. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
22/08/191m 31s

Rush for Arctic resources could pollute region

Shipping, fishing, and drilling opportunities are opening up as the ice melts. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
21/08/191m 31s

Simple change to your thermostat saves energy

An agency in New York significantly cut its energy use with this strategy. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
20/08/191m 31s

Friars start a sustainable farm

Their goal is to feed the poor and nurture the Earth. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
19/08/191m 31s

Army Corps uses nature to help protect communities

Islands and reefs decrease the energy of waves, and wetlands can hold floodwater. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
16/08/191m 31s

Young birds threatened as the Great Basin’s freshwater dries up

Millions of waterbirds migrate through the Western region every year. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
15/08/191m 31s

East Coast vineyards face new climate challenges

Insect pests and increased rainfall are growing threats. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
14/08/191m 31s

Yard signs show risks of sea-level rise

Artist Xavier Cortada wanted to get people talking about the problem. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
13/08/191m 31s

Military bases prepare for more extreme weather

Fort Hood is developing a renewable-powered microgrid system that could provide electricity even if the local grid goes down. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
12/08/191m 31s

How protecting a Pennsylvania stream makes the area more resilient

Protecting a Pennsylvania stream improves resiliency. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org
09/08/191m 31s

Hurricane clean-up can be hazardous to your health

people are learning to stay safe through a program funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org
08/08/191m 31s

Energy efficiency can help nonprofits serve more people

Efficient light bulbs will enable a medical facility for the homeless to save $100,000. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
07/08/191m 31s

Critics challenge insurance companies

The industry has invested hundreds of billions of dollars in fossil fuel companies. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
06/08/191m 31s

Conservative says climate should be a priority

He says it’s essential to protect future generations. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
05/08/191m 31s

How ‘resilience hubs’ could protect communities

The rest of the year, the spaces could serve communities in other ways. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
02/08/191m 31s

Why small homes can be appealing

If you share amenities with your neighbors, you can live well at a lower cost. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
01/08/191m 31s

National Aquarium teaches climate science to visitors

‘We’ve made the decision at the National Aquarium to be bold in our messaging.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
31/07/191m 31s

Miami Beach is trying to save its historic buildings

Some buildings may need to be elevated — and that could get expensive. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
30/07/191m 31s

Farming a forest — and helping the climate

Lincoln Smith’s forested designs provide food, shade, and carbon storage. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
29/07/191m 31s

Polluted neighborhood turns farm into a green space

Now it’s a refuge for birds — and people, too. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
26/07/191m 31s

Son of coal country now manages wind farms

Lee Van Horn’s father worked as an underground coal miner. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
25/07/191m 31s

Heat waves are a threat to public health

Low-income people, who often lack AC, may suffer the most. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
24/07/191m 31s

Nonprofit builds an army of climate lobbyists

Citizens’ Climate Lobby is teaching volunteers how to influence politicians. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
23/07/191m 31s

Pennsylvania farmer puts his pigs to work

His inventions also cut carbon pollution. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
22/07/191m 31s

A surprisingly cost-effective zero-energy house

The Connecticut bungalow shows that climate-friendly construction doesn’t require a bigger budget.  Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
19/07/191m 31s

States move to regulate HFCs

The heat-trapping gases are used in refrigerators and air conditioners. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
18/07/191m 31s

Could we use sand or concrete as batteries?

The low-cost materials could store energy generated by wind and solar farms. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
17/07/191m 31s

Christian author sees climate change as a moral issue

‘Caring for God's creation is one of the most important mandates that he gave us as his children.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
16/07/191m 31s

Helping people could help endangered species

People and animals — like Rwanda’s mountain gorillas — are under increasing pressure as the climate changes. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
15/07/191m 31s

A climate policy designed to appeal to conservatives

It would reduce income taxes, but polluters would pay taxes on carbon emissions. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
12/07/191m 31s

Curriculum helps students identify misleading claims

‘Unfortunately, most schools are not well-prepared to deal with the onslaught of misinformation.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
11/07/191m 31s

Climate pledges by businesses, local governments add up

If they follow through on existing promises, that would get the U.S. two-thirds of the way to its Paris agreement goal. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
10/07/191m 31s

Wastewater treatment plants turn waste into energy

Facilities in Santiago, Chile, could one day generate as much energy as they use. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
09/07/191m 31s

The military tests renewable energy

It could save money and soldiers’ lives. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
08/07/191m 31s

New York Botanical Garden cuts vehicle pollution

It’s better for the climate and for visitors. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
05/07/191m 31s

Rural New Hampshire residents often struggle to afford utilities

Better energy efficiency could cut their expenses. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
04/07/191m 31s

Energy efficiency projects can create jobs

‘These jobs cannot be outsourced.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
03/07/191m 31s

Smart energy district tests clean energy

A redevelopment project in Jackson, Michigan, will offer lessons on ways to cut carbon pollution. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
02/07/191m 31s

How Burnsville, Minnesota, cut its carbon pollution

Under the leadership of GOP Mayor Elizabeth Kautz. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
01/07/191m 31s

It’s getting easier to road-trip in an EV

Electrify America is on track to install 500 new charging stations by the end of this year. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
28/06/191m 31s

Residents fight back after California gas leak

And their efforts made a difference. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
27/06/191m 31s

Affordable healthcare reduces logging in Borneo

Many residents were cutting timber in order to pay for medical assistance. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
26/06/191m 31s

Support group helps young fire survivors heal

The fifth graders created a video to support other young fire victims. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
25/06/191m 31s

Climate change could outpace cities’ capacity to adapt

It will likely take decades to build new, climate-resilient infrastructure. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
24/06/191m 31s

‘Glacier’ ballet depicts melting ice

It helps audiences see the value of what’s being lost. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
21/06/191m 31s

Why climate change is a ‘threat multiplier’

Extreme weather and water shortages increase the risk of political instability and terrorism. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
20/06/191m 31s

‘Farming While Black’ author on creating a just food system

At Soul Fire Farm in upstate New York, she’s helping people of color grow fresh produce. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
19/06/191m 31s

Environmental science class focuses on solutions

There’s no room for doom or gloom in this high-school classroom. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
18/06/191m 31s

A low-carbon approach to natural restoration

The project revitalized a stream and forest near the Chesapeake that had been damaged by hogs. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
17/06/191m 31s

Arid Phoenix prepares for even drier future

The city is encouraging water conservation, and it’s working. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
14/06/191m 31s

Charleston residents identify flood problems that models missed

Scientists can use their reports to improve predictions. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
13/06/191m 31s

Material inspired by an ant could cool buildings

It could one day reduce the need for air conditioning. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
12/06/191m 31s

Deploying EVs will require careful planning

Policies to promote them could wind up at odds with other climate initiatives, says a Harvard attorney. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
11/06/191m 31s

Reverend asks Christians to support clean energy

‘We’re destroying God’s creation.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
10/06/191m 31s

‘Bill clinics’ help Illinois residents save money and electricity

They’re helping residents navigate the ever-growing list of renewable incentives, energy efficiency programs, and pricing options. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
07/06/191m 31s

Why are some parts of a city hotter than others?

It’s part of a phenomenon known as the urban heat island effect. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
06/06/191m 31s

Energy efficiency job is a path to financial security

For a time when he was a student, Richard Quaofio couldn’t even afford dishes. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
05/06/191m 31s

A task force could help investors fund a low-carbon economy

If only investors knew about it. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
04/06/191m 31s

How New Orleans’ 7th Ward is fighting floods

Their weapons are rain gardens, rain barrels, and other ‘green’ infrastructure. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
03/06/191m 31s

Farmer profits from sustainable choices

The solar panels on his barn have been a good investment, Ted Barbour says. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
31/05/191m 31s

Empowerment program helps teens heal

Some young people in Monroe, Louisiana, suffered emotionally after a major flood. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
30/05/191m 31s

Church-goers pick up fresh produce on Sundays

‘It's almost a euphoric feeling for some people just to experience real food again.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
29/05/191m 31s

The ozone hole vs. global warming

They’re actually two distinct problems. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
28/05/191m 31s

Something’s changed in a Kansas cemetery

Decades ago, the cemetery’s colorful peonies regularly bloomed in time for Memorial Day. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
27/05/191m 31s

Energy efficiency is paying off in Wisconsin

Every dollar spent by a utility-funded program results in more than $5 in benefits. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
24/05/191m 31s

Game demonstrates consequences of U.N. negotiations

‘Some participants respond rather emotionally.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
23/05/191m 31s

Self-driving cars could clog streets with traffic

So we need more electric cars and more ridesharing, says expert Dan Sperling. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
22/05/191m 31s

New England wildflowers slow to catch on to climate change

They’re losing a crucial period of sunlight that occurs before trees put out their leaves. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
21/05/191m 31s

Climate change threatens hunting and fishing

Warming rivers, worsening pests, and intensifying wildfires are harming fish and game habitat. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
20/05/191m 31s

Salt marshes help protect shorelines

Don’t underestimate these wetlands. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
17/05/191m 31s

Climate change could cause L.A. blackouts

Extreme heat adds stress to the electricity grid. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
16/05/191m 31s

Desert mangroves store vast amounts of carbon

‘They are one of the most important defenses against climate change.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
15/05/191m 31s

Tools help farmers adapt to changing conditions

They can help farmers and communities in the Northeast U.S. prepare for a warmer future. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
14/05/191m 31s

Chicago groups turn schoolyards into green spaces

New gardens, sports fields, and playgrounds absorb stormwater, so they reduce urban flooding. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
13/05/191m 31s

Oregon wineries salvage rejected grapes

They created new wines sold under the ‘Oregon Solidarity’ label. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
10/05/191m 31s

Twin Oaks residents share almost everything

It’s their way of reducing consumption. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
09/05/191m 31s

LED bulbs cost more in poor areas

That’s according to research conducted in the Detroit area. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
08/05/191m 31s

Norway is rapidly adopting electric vehicles

Last year, a third of new cars sold in the country were EVs. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
07/05/191m 31s

Innovative greenhouse stores heat underground

It enables Threefold Farm in Pennsylvania to harvest figs well into December. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
06/05/191m 31s

A.I. could track climate impacts

Algorithms can be used to monitor forest cover, water levels, and the distribution of animals. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
03/05/191m 31s

Why wildfires can lead to mudflows

Scorched ground and heavy rain make a dangerous combination. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
02/05/191m 31s

Energy efficiency could help world meet Paris goals

‘It’s a massive part of the solution.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
01/05/191m 31s

Rain plagues Pennsylvania farms

Too much rain washes away plantings, erodes soil, and promotes disease. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
30/04/191m 31s

Stone Age village could be lost

Storms and rising seas threaten 5,000-year-old archaeological sites. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
29/04/191m 31s

Why don’t more people buy sustainable products?

Making the eco-friendly choice can feel like a sacrifice. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
26/04/191m 31s

Future tropical forests may hold fewer big trees

If intense storms grow more common, trees could be killed before reaching full size. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
25/04/191m 31s

Leah Penniman reclaims a farming legacy

Many climate-friendly farming techniques were originally developed by people of color. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
24/04/191m 31s

Greensboro, N.C., invests in electric buses

‘We think it’s the future of the industry.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
24/04/191m 31s

Map shows your city’s hotter future

It reveals how climate change could transform your home. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
24/04/191m 31s

U.S. cities pledge to switch to renewables

It’s a response to citizen pressure. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
24/04/191m 31s

High-school students prepare for wind jobs

It’s an emerging industry. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Could nuclear fusion solve our energy problems?

The technology would create abundant clean electricity, but deployment is still decades away. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Climate change makes air pollution worse

Bad news for those of us who need to breathe. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Advocate: Climate policy must also address inequality

‘Doing both is not a luxury. It's a necessity.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Company wants to help Americans eat bugs

Their cricket-powder chips come in Sriracha, cheddar, and barbecue flavors. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Bison ranch puts carbon into the soil

It starts with protecting the grass. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Union leader: Every industry will need to change

So governments and businesses must make plans to protect vulnerable workers, she argues. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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How an island doubled its solar capacity

‘We can make a difference at the local level.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Solar keeps lights on at Zimbabwe clinics

Reliable electricity ensures safe storage of medicines and vaccines. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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‘Telenovela’ plays teach about the environment

Star-crossed love, betrayal … and climate change? Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Armadillos are moving north

Another sign that the climate is changing. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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GOP mayor turns city into pedestrian paradise

The walkable downtown boasts green space, wide sidewalks, and bike paths. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Researcher: Tackling climate will help protect economy

When extreme weather strikes, it costs big bucks. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Tennessee family dramatically cuts carbon emissions

Before making changes, they actually were polluting more than average Americans. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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City slashes carbon emissions in one vote

The sweeping move makes clean energy the default. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Australian attempts 100 marathons in 100 days

She ran in places around the world that face water shortages. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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California could see intense rains in the future

That’s good for the freshwater supply, but it’s a double-edged sword. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Researcher suggests limiting fossil fuel production

Coal, oil, and gas companies are still exploring for new reserves. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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A pro-life Republican’s journey to energy advocacy

She had a life-changing conversation with her doctor. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Microgrid system saves tribe $200,000 a year

The Blue Lake Rancheria’s solar-powered system makes the California tribe more self-sufficient. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Indiana, spring break destination of the future?

The state’s tourist attractions may need to rebrand as temperatures rise. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Poor? You probably pay more for electricity

Some low-income Atlanta residents spend more than 11 percent of their incomes on utilities. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Farmers plant trees alongside crops

Known as agroforestry, the practice offers several advantages. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Tiny solar cells harvest indoor light

They could be used in agriculture, health care, and building maintenance. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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TV journalist spreads the word about climate change

Telemundo’s Vanessa Hauc wants climate information to reach those who need it most. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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A startup is farming corals

The farmed corals will be sold to tourist destinations where reefs are ailing. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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How ambitious cities are cutting carbon pollution

A recent report highlights the most effective strategies. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Researcher: Indigenous people are best forest stewards

One study found that granting forest property rights to indigenous inhabitants significantly reduced logging. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Man advocates removing carbon from the air

Finding a way to do it at scale is a huge technological challenge. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Oxfam director: Climate change is harming women

But she says women are also working together to adapt. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Architects pledge to design carbon-neutral buildings

Right now, buildings account for almost 40 percent of U.S. energy consumption. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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U.S. businesses work toward Paris goals

“The U.S. may not be in the Paris accord, but we still are.”  Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Coffee roaster helps farmers adapt

Farmers are using options that work best in their own areas. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Forest Service works with tribes to manage fire

More than a century after it instituted a zero-tolerance approach on controlled burns, the Forest Service is rethinking its policies. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Hmong farmers face new challenges

Farmers in Minnesota are dealing with more downpours, disease, and pests. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Intergenerational conversation: an antidote to climate despair

An organization brought young and old people together, with surprising results. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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What is the EPA endangerment finding?

This scientific review is the basis for standards that protect the climate. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Company converts carbon dioxide into building material

A new terminal at the San Francisco airport was built using concrete from this process. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Hybrid facility captures sun and wind energy

That means it can reliably produce renewable electricity year-round. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Climate Music Project turns data into concerts

They’re translating climate information into a more universal language. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Retired doctor fights climate change

He’s still trying to help people stay healthy. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Realtor worries about rising seas — and costs

“Obtaining flood insurance … becomes cost-prohibitive.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Schools are key to reshaping food economy

A nonprofit helps large institutions — including public schools — change their purchasing habits. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Climate change could screw up homicide probes

Specifically, how time of death is sometimes determined. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Orlando gives away composting kits

The goal is to keep food waste out of the landfill. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Ice loss threatens indigenous way of life

“Climate change is happening now and it is changing lives.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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UN Foundation CEO: Climate is a feminist issue

“We just can’t ignore the fact that this is not gender-neutral.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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VR app helps you ‘visit’ ancient cliff dwellings

The app educates users on how climate change is endangering the park. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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In ‘Buddhist Economics,’ sustainability trumps GDP

Economics professor Clair Brown says the approach can work for anyone who cares about people and the Earth. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Edmonton Declaration asks cities to lead

Don Iveson, mayor of Edmonton, Canada, says cities are bearing the costs of climate change. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Maker of Tabasco sauce preps for floods

The company has already constructed a 20-foot levee around its factory in coastal Louisiana. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Saltwater invades rice fields, damages crops

Rice is a staple for more than half of the world’s population. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Richmond teens design shade projects

Last year, they planted peach trees. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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How an evangelical group engages skeptics

He says we all agree that we’re to care for creation. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Tech incubator links clean energy to capital

Founder Emily Kirsch launched Oakland-based Powerhouse while still in her 20s. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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States work toward Paris goals

They want to keep the U.S. moving forward on climate commitments. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Clean cookstoves help vulnerable women

They also offer benefits to the climate. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Reagan-loving Republican worries about the climate

He says there are fiscally conservative solutions. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Why an activist became an investment manager

He decided to work for a healthier climate in a different way. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Atlanta airport prepares for more storms, droughts

Changes at the airport could help protect communities downstream. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Controlled burns could reduce severe wildfires

Carefully managed fires burn up some of the fuel. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Ohio hospitals embrace energy efficiency

They can put the money they save into caring for patients. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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App shows future sea-level rise

“What we’re trying to do is create the real, visceral experience.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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L.A. community fights freeway expansion

“It’s a people’s victory.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Little Haiti sits on prime high ground

As seas rise, wealthy people and developers are moving in. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Kaiser Permanente is worried about the climate

“We see increased cases of asthma, other respiratory disease, cardiovascular disease.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Mangroves help protect us from climate impacts

But they’re in danger. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Young farmers face new climate challenges

Extreme weather is increasing the financial risks of farming. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Improving climate education in Mississippi

Dominika Parry developed a new curriculum for middle-school students. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Orlando offers free trees to all

A tree sapling is delivered right to the door. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Bank won’t lend to fossil fuel projects

The bank is also increasing financing for renewables and energy efficiency. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Gina McCarthy says climate change hurts kids

“We care about our kids way more than we care about polar bears.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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New book: Nuclear worth another look

The authors say coal is a bigger threat. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Georgia farmer abandons his father’s methods

He took a big risk. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Initiative aims for small changes that add up

Founder Natalie Isaacs had a literal lightbulb moment. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Stone Age village could be lost

Storms and rising seas threaten 5,000-year-old archaeological sites. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Iraq vet aims to reduce oil dependency

Chris Boggiano says climate change is a national security threat. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Connecting Latino communities to climate action

Linda Escalante is linking lawmakers to people on the front lines of environmental problems. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Rising temperatures and an underwater drama

Big salamanders usually control a stream’s best real estate. Warmer water could shift this underwater power dynamic. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Art exhibit puts coral bleaching on display

Visitors to New York’s Whitney Museum can see it until April 14, 2019. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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NYC pension fund to invest in climate solutions

The mayor’s climate advisor hopes that other cities will do the same. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Company sells diesel made from fat, veggie oil

It’s already sold more than a billion gallons in the U.S. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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‘Net zero’ buildings are catching on

A new U.S. Green Building Council certification gives bragging rights to people who own them. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Biologist says green roofs could protect her city

The plants can absorb excess rain and air pollution. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Atlanta airport cuts wait times, emissions

Some planes now have a speedier route to the gate. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Climate change spells trouble for fishermen

Heat stress and rising seas could harm fish, crabs, and shrimp. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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San Diego building owners to reduce pollution

They’ve committed to reducing energy use, water use, and transportation emissions by 50 percent by 2030. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Some winter days seem more like spring

Flowers and tadpoles just don’t seem right for December in Illinois. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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The best job for fighting climate change

It may be the one you already have. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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‘Green zones’ help communities fight pollution

New rules will help three overburdened Los Angeles neighborhoods. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Retired couple says solar is a good investment

“If you can do it, do it.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Bounty hunter fights air pollution

He and other New York City residents can earn money for reporting vehicles that violate anti-idling laws. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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E-commerce pollutes communities near mega-warehouses

Free shipping has a cost. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Old seeds could help indigenous farmers adapt

They’ve saved seeds that could help them grow food under extreme conditions.  Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Moms lobby for clean air

“Mothers can solve problems, and that’s what we really need right now.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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Teach climate science, teachers’ association urges

“No scientific controversy exists.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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