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Yale Climate Connections takes a solutions-based approach to climate change and its impacts, with a focus on actions being taken by individuals and entities to help reduce associated risks.

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http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/
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Yale Climate Connections takes a solutions-based approach to climate change and its impacts, with a focus on actions being taken by individuals and entities to help reduce associated risks.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-06-14 13:53
last episode published
2019-06-14 09:00
publication frequency
1.4 days
Contributors
Yale Center for Environmental Communication author  
Climateconnections owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
1261
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Science & Medicine Natural Sciences News & Politics

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
14.06.2019

Arid Phoenix prepares for even drier future

The city is encouraging water conservation, and it’s working. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
13.06.2019

Charleston residents identify flood problems that models missed

Scientists can use their reports to improve predictions. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
12.06.2019

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.
11.06.2019

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.
10.06.2019

Reverend asks Christians to support clean energy

‘We’re destroying God’s creation.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
7.06.2019

‘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.
6.06.2019

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.
5.06.2019

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.
4.06.2019

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

If only investors knew about it. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
3.06.2019

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.
31.05.2019

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.
30.05.2019

Empowerment program helps teens heal

Some young people in Monroe, Louisiana, suffered emotionally after a major flood. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
29.05.2019

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.
28.05.2019

The ozone hole vs. global warming

They’re actually two distinct problems. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
27.05.2019

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.
24.05.2019

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.
23.05.2019

Game demonstrates consequences of U.N. negotiations

‘Some participants respond rather emotionally.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
22.05.2019

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.
21.05.2019

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.
20.05.2019

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.
17.05.2019

Salt marshes help protect shorelines

Don’t underestimate these wetlands. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
16.05.2019

Climate change could cause L.A. blackouts

Extreme heat adds stress to the electricity grid. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
15.05.2019

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.
14.05.2019

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.
13.05.2019

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.
10.05.2019

Oregon wineries salvage rejected grapes

They created new wines sold under the ‘Oregon Solidarity’ label. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
9.05.2019

Twin Oaks residents share almost everything

It’s their way of reducing consumption. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
8.05.2019

LED bulbs cost more in poor areas

That’s according to research conducted in the Detroit area. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
7.05.2019

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.
6.05.2019

Innovative greenhouse stores heat underground

It enables Threefold Farm in Pennsylvania to harvest figs well into December. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
3.05.2019

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.
2.05.2019

Why wildfires can lead to mudflows

Scorched ground and heavy rain make a dangerous combination. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
1.05.2019

Energy efficiency could help world meet Paris goals

‘It’s a massive part of the solution.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
30.04.2019

Rain plagues Pennsylvania farms

Too much rain washes away plantings, erodes soil, and promotes disease. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
29.04.2019

Stone Age village could be lost

Storms and rising seas threaten 5,000-year-old archaeological sites. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
26.04.2019

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.
25.04.2019

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.
24.04.2019

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.
23.04.2019

Greensboro, N.C., invests in electric buses

‘We think it’s the future of the industry.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
22.04.2019

Map shows your city’s hotter future

It reveals how climate change could transform your home. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
19.04.2019

U.S. cities pledge to switch to renewables

It’s a response to citizen pressure. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
18.04.2019

High-school students prepare for wind jobs

It’s an emerging industry. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
17.04.2019

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.
16.04.2019

Climate change makes air pollution worse

Bad news for those of us who need to breathe. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
15.04.2019

Advocate: Climate policy must also address inequality

‘Doing both is not a luxury. It's a necessity.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
12.04.2019

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.
11.04.2019

Bison ranch puts carbon into the soil

It starts with protecting the grass. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
10.04.2019

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.
9.04.2019

How an island doubled its solar capacity

‘We can make a difference at the local level.’ Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
8.04.2019

Solar keeps lights on at Zimbabwe clinics

Reliable electricity ensures safe storage of medicines and vaccines. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.