Climate Connections

Climate Connections

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.... Show More

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August 7, 2020 1 min

In Sarasota County, Florida, a trained team responds to agricultural emergencies. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Andrew Rosenberg helped write regulations to address overfishing in New England and the mid-Atlantic. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The nonprofit Project Drawdown analyzed the potential impact of a range of technologies and practices. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Extreme heat is growing more common because of global warming. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The cost of the new carriers is offset by fuel savings. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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It’s one way for them to continue making money from their land post-retirement. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Winter storms destroyed more than 40 feet of beach in Beverly Shores, Indiana. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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July 29, 2020 1 min

It’s a problem that threatens entire ecosystems. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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It’s a promising way to store water for summer use. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The turbines kill more than 500,000 bats each year, scientists estimate. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The plant had been the town’s biggest taxpayer. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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And in Portland, Oregon, people of color and those with less education live in the hottest parts of the city. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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They rely on the dwindling Eastern Snake River Plain aquifer. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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University of British Columbia researcher Seth Wynes offers guidance. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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‘There's opportunity there to reuse those materials, make them as good as new.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Called K-Briqs, they’re made from construction and demolition waste. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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He says prioritizing efficiency could drive economic growth. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Government agencies are sharing data and strategies to protect forests as wildfires grow larger. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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It’s one of several steps the city is taking to protect vulnerable people from heat waves. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Monitoring their pops and crackles could help scientists track the speed of glacial melt. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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