Climate Connections

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
2019-03-25 10:50
last episode published
2019-03-25 09:00
publication frequency
1.41 days
Contributors
Yale Center for Environmental Communication author  
Climateconnections owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
1202
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Science & Medicine Natural Sciences News & Politics

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
25.03.2019

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.
22.03.2019

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.
21.03.2019

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.
20.03.2019

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.
19.03.2019

Farmers plant trees alongside crops

Known as agroforestry, the practice offers several advantages. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
18.03.2019

Tiny solar cells harvest indoor light

They could be used in agriculture, health care, and building maintenance. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
15.03.2019

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.
14.03.2019

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.
13.03.2019

How ambitious cities are cutting carbon pollution

A recent report highlights the most effective strategies. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
12.03.2019

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.
11.03.2019

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.
8.03.2019

Oxfam director: Climate change is harming women

But she says women are also working together to adapt. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
7.03.2019

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.
6.03.2019

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.
5.03.2019

Coffee roaster helps farmers adapt

Farmers are using options that work best in their own areas. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
4.03.2019

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.
1.03.2019

Hmong farmers face new challenges

Farmers in Minnesota are dealing with more downpours, disease, and pests. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
28.02.2019

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.
27.02.2019

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.
26.02.2019

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.
25.02.2019

Hybrid facility captures sun and wind energy

That means it can reliably produce renewable electricity year-round. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
22.02.2019

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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21.02.2019

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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20.02.2019

Realtor worries about rising seas — and costs

“Obtaining flood insurance … becomes cost-prohibitive.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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19.02.2019

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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18.02.2019

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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15.02.2019

Orlando gives away composting kits

The goal is to keep food waste out of the landfill. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
Climateconnections author
14.02.2019

Ice loss threatens indigenous way of life

“Climate change is happening now and it is changing lives.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
Climateconnections author
13.02.2019

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.
Climateconnections author
12.02.2019

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.
Climateconnections author
11.02.2019

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.
Climateconnections author
8.02.2019

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.
Climateconnections author
7.02.2019

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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6.02.2019

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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5.02.2019

Richmond teens design shade projects

Last year, they planted peach trees. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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4.02.2019

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.
Climateconnections author
1.02.2019

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.
Climateconnections author
31.01.2019

States work toward Paris goals

They want to keep the U.S. moving forward on climate commitments. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
Climateconnections author
30.01.2019

Clean cookstoves help vulnerable women

They also offer benefits to the climate. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
Climateconnections author
29.01.2019

Reagan-loving Republican worries about the climate

He says there are fiscally conservative solutions. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
Climateconnections author
28.01.2019

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.
Climateconnections author
25.01.2019

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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24.01.2019

Controlled burns could reduce severe wildfires

Carefully managed fires burn up some of the fuel. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
Climateconnections author
23.01.2019

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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22.01.2019

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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21.01.2019

L.A. community fights freeway expansion

“It’s a people’s victory.” Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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18.01.2019

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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17.01.2019

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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16.01.2019

Mangroves help protect us from climate impacts

But they’re in danger. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.
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15.01.2019

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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