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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April 17, 2024 1 min

These ultra-efficient homes

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A project in Wayne County, West Virginia, will save the district enough money to pay for three teachers’ salaries. Learn m...

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If extreme weather strikes during labor or soon after you give birth, you’ll need some backup options. Learn more at https...

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Some families are expected to save up to $700 a year on their electricity bills. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/ 

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A new industrial-strength heat pump boiler uses electricity to generate the high-temperature steam needed to manufacture many products. Learn more at...

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Taking these steps can help make your financial recovery smoother if the worst happens. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/ 

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They’re helping students take action in their communities. Read more

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Cocoa farming and illegal gold mining are driving the rapid destruction of the country’s forests.  Learn more at https://w...

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Before you start swapping your old, fossil-fuel-powered appliances for clean, electric versions, you’ll likely want to install a 200-amp electrical panel. Read more

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Populations of invasive green crabs — which eat clams — have exploded. Read more

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So the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working to restore habitat on higher ground. Read more

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‘I was sitting in my living room in a T-shirt, and outside it was negative 40 windchill.’ Read more

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The crunchy grain could gain popularity as the climate warms. Read more

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The project will share real-time data with community members. Read more

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People need access to funding to make their homes more resilient rather than just rebuilding, one analyst says. Read more

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And some of it’s hazardous. Read more

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Making plastics from algae or plant material instead of fossil fuels could help. Read more

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March 25, 2024 1 min

A Minnesota group is using the underdog technology to turn sunlight into heat. Read more

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The system turns on flashing warning lights only when a plane is nearby. Otherwise, they stay dark. Read more

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The organization helped people who were dealing with the aftermath of the fires while also preparing to go into labor or caring for a newborn. Read more

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