Utility workers are seeing consequences of extreme weather firsthand
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
13h ago
Researcher Katerina Gonzales is working with one utility to engage front-line workers in climate adaptation efforts and tap into their on-the-ground knowledge. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/   ..read more
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Connecticut program helps 15,000 households a year cut utility bills
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
1d ago
The initiative, called Energize Connecticut, provides free or low-cost home energy assessments and recommendations for improving energy efficiency. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/   ..read more
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Is climate change affecting the polar vortex?
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
2d ago
Some researchers link disruptions to the polar vortex to climate change, while others attribute them to natural variability. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/   ..read more
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Study finds disparities in how heat affects Phoenix residents
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
2d ago
While some Arizonans can afford to run their AC constantly, many low-income residents struggle to pay high utility bills and suffer in the heat. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/   ..read more
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Extreme rainfall exacerbates pollution threat from Oklahoma Superfund site
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
2d ago
Decades-old abandoned lead and zinc mines in Ottawa County pose lingering health risks to nearby residents — particularly as the threat of flooding increases. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/   ..read more
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Can EVs meet the needs of rural drivers?
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
1w ago
Manufacturers are offering a growing number of electric vehicles with longer ranges and all-wheel drive. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/   ..read more
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Simple energy-saving tips for winter
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
1w ago
Reducing energy use during the winter can save money and reduce pollution. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/   ..read more
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Tree thinning in dense forests could bolster Western snowpack, researchers suggest
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
1w ago
In a Washington state forest, a research team thinned trees and created small clearings, leading to more snow accumulation on the forest floor. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/  ..read more
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Seattle-area agency distributes free air filtration kits to low-income residents
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
1w ago
The Seattle and King County Public Health Department is working to ensure that all residents have access to tools for protecting themselves against wildfire smoke. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/  ..read more
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People build artificial beaver dams in drought-stricken Montana
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by Yale Center for Environmental Communication
1w ago
They’re hoping that the new dams will eventually attract real beavers. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org ..read more
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