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.

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May 23, 2022 1 min

Red wiggler worms can turn food scraps into compost. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The cars do not emit harmful tailpipe pollution. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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People crossing into the U.S. from Mexico face extreme heat and dehydration. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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But populations of animals that disperse plant seeds are declining. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The improvements enable people to save money and protect the climate. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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With disasters occurring more frequently, more people are needed for clean-up and rebuilding. Learn more at  https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The electric vehicles will help the organizations save money and protect the environment. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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California-based First Responder Therapy Dogs brings trained therapy dogs to wildfire basecamps. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The tribe plans to install solar panels, make energy efficiency upgrades, and retrofit buildings to run on electricity. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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But the process can be expensive, so financial incentives could help ease the transition. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Cold stunning is a growing problem as the climate changes. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Mothers Out Front wants customers to be able to heat their homes with renewable electricity and geothermal energy. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The location already has infrastructure to connect to the grid, reducing project costs. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Some of the minerals used to make lithium-ion batteries are in short supply. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The Ajo Center for Sustainable Agriculture in Arizona offers training and seeds to help Native growers adapt to the extremes of climate change. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Susan Millar’s 90-year-old home now runs entirely on electricity. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Jessica Hernandez, author of “Fresh Banana Leaves,” says Indigenous communities are already taking steps to heal the environment. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Workers can prepare for in-demand jobs while being paid $15 an hour. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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The ranch is investing in charging stations and taking other steps to prepare for an all-electric future. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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Member-owned co-ops provide electricity in many rural areas. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

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