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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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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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Longer?

By gbaptista - Feb 03 2018
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I wish they can do it a little bit longer. Great topics!

Informative

By lingua203 - Jul 02 2015
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It's short, it's sweet and it gives a lot of information!

iTunes Ratings

58 Ratings
Average Ratings
42
5
3
2
6

Longer?

By gbaptista - Feb 03 2018
Read more
I wish they can do it a little bit longer. Great topics!

Informative

By lingua203 - Jul 02 2015
Read more
It's short, it's sweet and it gives a lot of information!
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Climate Connections

Latest release on Feb 25, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

Updated by OwlTail 6 days ago

Rank #1: Solid-state batteries could be game-changing for EVs

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The emerging technology would enable cars to travel farther on a single charge. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Feb 12 2020

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Rank #2: Severe wildfires transform forests in the Cascades

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Some species are struggling to grow back, and more drought-tolerant trees are moving in. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Feb 11 2020

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Rank #3: Cancun businesses insure a coral reef

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A healthy reef helps protect Cancun’s hotels and resorts from storm damage. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Jan 03 2020

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Rank #4: Wind energy on the rise in the Great Plains

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A U.S. grid operator in the region briefly generated more than 65% of its power from wind last April. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Nov 26 2019

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Rank #5: Hockey players plan game at North Pole

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The goal is to bring attention to the climate crisis. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Dec 06 2019

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Rank #6: It’s time for Audubon’s Christmas bird count

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Birders across North America are capturing data that helps scientists understand how climate change is altering bird habitats. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Dec 13 2019

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Rank #7: Therapist launches website about climate anxiety

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He says it’s important to acknowledge and reflect on emotions about global warming. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Feb 06 2020

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Rank #8: Glaciers in the Olympic Mountains could vanish this century

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The glaciers shrank 40% between 1981 and 2015, largely because of human-caused global warming. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Jan 06 2020

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Rank #9: Why hope is critical to addressing climate change

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According to conservation psychologist John Fraser. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Dec 18 2019

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Rank #10: Climate change threatens health, but nurses could help

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Warming temperatures increase the risk of heat stroke, asthma, and other health problems. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Feb 10 2020

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Rank #11: What are power purchase agreements?

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They’re critical tools for transitioning to a clean energy economy. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Oct 14 2019

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Rank #12: What is carbon removal, and why is it important?

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Scientists are working on ways to suck carbon from the air. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Dec 17 2019

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Rank #13: The energy efficiency industry is growing

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‘They are well-paid domestic jobs … and they are jobs that are not going to go away.’ Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Oct 11 2019

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Rank #14: Clam shack lost to rising seas and storms

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Liam’s, on Cape Cod’s Nauset beach, was demolished in 2018. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Dec 09 2019

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Rank #15: Solar panels go online in Fayetteville, Arkansas

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The recent installation generates enough electricity to run the city’s wastewater treatment plants. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Feb 07 2020

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Rank #16: Calif. carbon trading program helps disadvantaged communities

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Fresno is receiving $66 million for walking trails, sidewalks, bike lanes, and more. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Jan 23 2020

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Rank #17: Flooring manufacturer cuts carbon pollution

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Large companies should prioritize climate change, Interface’s chief sustainability officer says. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Dec 11 2019

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Rank #18: New York City targets carbon pollution from buildings

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Many large apartment buildings need retrofits to boost their efficiency. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Dec 10 2019

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Rank #19: Santa’s North Pole home is melting

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The Arctic has already lost 40% of its summertime ice cover. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Dec 25 2019

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Rank #20: Cities can’t solve climate change on their own

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They can make progress, but they need state and federal help, too, says sustainability manager Carol Davis of Blacksburg, Virginia. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/

Jan 22 2020

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