Climate Connections

By Yale Center for Environmental Communication

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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.

Episode Date
Wind farms generate significant tax revenue for Iowa counties
Sep 25, 2023
Idaho group helps protect farmworkers from heat and smoke
Sep 22, 2023
Free tool helps Gulf Coast residents identify potential risks to their homes
Sep 21, 2023
90% of U.S. counties had a weather disaster between 2011 and 2021
Sep 20, 2023
Sea level rise varies from place to place. Why?
Sep 19, 2023
How should we memorialize communities lost to floods?
Sep 18, 2023
Many people in flood-prone areas of Lagos, Nigeria, would like to relocate within the city
Sep 15, 2023
Is climate change contributing to mysterious gray whale deaths?
Sep 14, 2023
Flood-prevention projects can enhance people’s well-being in underrecognized ways
Sep 13, 2023
How back-to-back disasters strain community resources
Sep 12, 2023
Water levels in the Great Lakes can fluctuate dramatically
Sep 11, 2023
Easton Park in New Orleans is both a playground and a flood-defense system
Sep 08, 2023
The shipping industry is a major source of climate pollution
Sep 07, 2023
‘Marvels of engineering’: The wind turbines that can float
Sep 06, 2023
How Hurricane Ida survivor Melissa Bright is helping to rebuild her community
Sep 05, 2023
When salt marshes erode, they can release carbon dioxide to the atmosphere
Sep 04, 2023
Nonprofit trains science teachers to weave storytelling into their lessons
Sep 01, 2023
Wind energy proved critical during a winter storm in the Southeast
Aug 31, 2023
Ambitious ‘Ike dike’ project aims to protect Houston from storm surge
Aug 30, 2023
She was a teen when Katrina hit. Now she helps manage New Orleans’ water
Aug 29, 2023
California groups identify possible locations for disaster ‘resilience centers’
Aug 28, 2023
Offshore wind could create tens of thousands of U.S. jobs
Aug 25, 2023
Healthy mangrove forests can help protect inland areas from hurricane damage
Aug 24, 2023
The race to save ‘awe-inspiring’ giant sequoias
Aug 23, 2023
Community, free clinics can help patients prepare for extreme weather
Aug 22, 2023
Community ‘lighthouses' support New Orleans neighborhoods during power outages
Aug 21, 2023
New Orleans groups help grow trees for vanishing cypress swamps
Aug 18, 2023
Fishermen help monitor the impacts of an offshore wind project
Aug 17, 2023
‘Heat pump coach’ helps Massachusetts residents ditch oil and gas furnaces
Aug 16, 2023
Limiting warming to 1.5°C would save half the world’s glaciers, study finds
Aug 15, 2023
Mosquito season has gotten a month longer in some places
Aug 14, 2023
In effort to cut costs, remote Alaskan village turns to renewable energy
Aug 11, 2023
The search engine that can help the planet
Aug 10, 2023
Bird-friendly offshore wind is possible, National Wildlife Federation advocate says
Aug 09, 2023
Solar canopy charges electric buses in Montgomery County, Maryland
Aug 08, 2023
Proposed Chumash marine sanctuary to serve as living climate lab
Aug 07, 2023
Community solar programs can make green energy more accessible
Aug 04, 2023
Developers in California build all-electric homes
Aug 03, 2023
Students explore ways to make San Francisco’s waterfront more resilient
Aug 02, 2023
Coast Guard veteran is on a mission for solar
Aug 01, 2023
Electric trucks could reduce air pollution, improve health
Jul 31, 2023
D.C. community center plans to serve neighbors during disasters
Jul 28, 2023
Black sea bass habitat is shifting north as the Atlantic heats up
Jul 27, 2023
EV charging stations to roll out at fast food restaurants in California
Jul 26, 2023
Municipalities unite to address flooding along Massachusetts’ Charles River
Jul 25, 2023
Scientists investigate the climate impact of airborne dust
Jul 24, 2023
Nonprofit plants 'super trees' along Houston’s shipping channel
Jul 21, 2023
A Puerto Rican town avoided blackouts at key buildings during Hurricane Fiona
Jul 20, 2023
Electric boat motors could make shellfish farming quieter, cleaner
Jul 19, 2023
Volunteers help identify heat-vulnerable neighborhoods in San Francisco
Jul 18, 2023
For every flood buyout, 10 new homes were built in flood plains in North Carolina
Jul 17, 2023
Bill McKibben rallies adults over 60 to fight for climate action
Jul 14, 2023
Flu-like Valley fever is on the rise. There’s a climate link
Jul 13, 2023
Pilot project uses volcanic ash to make cement
Jul 12, 2023
Third-party solar financing remains in legal limbo in some states
Jul 11, 2023
What it’s like to road trip cross-country in an electric car
Jul 10, 2023
How local-level laws can protect trees during construction
Jul 07, 2023
Oregon nonprofit offers incentives for energy efficiency and fire-resistant home improvements
Jul 06, 2023
Dust storms are on the rise in the Southwest. That could harm health
Jul 05, 2023
Tips for keeping your pets safe in a hurricane
Jul 04, 2023
Buyout programs aren’t serving everyone who needs help after a flood, planner warns
Jul 03, 2023
Online marketplace helps companies buy solar energy from underinvested communities
Jun 30, 2023
American Samoa's coastal communities face worsened sea-level rise
Jun 29, 2023
Mosquito that can carry viral infections spreads northward in U.S.
Jun 28, 2023
Fort Liberty installs floating solar panels
Jun 27, 2023
Many consumers find food labels confusing, contributing to food waste
Jun 26, 2023
Corn-based ethanol is not as good for the climate as once thought
Jun 23, 2023
Conservative nonprofit promotes renewable energy
Jun 22, 2023
Most Americans underestimate the popularity of policies to protect the climate
Jun 21, 2023
Brooklyn-based company helps buildings become cleaner and greener
Jun 20, 2023
Solar trade group helps minority- and women-owned firms grow in the solar industry
Jun 19, 2023
A father and son take a bike trip inspired by climate change
Jun 16, 2023
New book celebrates women driving climate action
Jun 15, 2023
Fire survivors in Oregon community find hope in resident-owned cooperative
Jun 14, 2023
Ann Arbor community aims to become one of the first carbon-neutral neighborhoods in the U.S.
Jun 13, 2023
Vienna museum uses tilted paintings to spark climate conversations
Jun 12, 2023
The sun powers a Syracuse community farm in more ways than one
Jun 09, 2023
Former NHL goalie helps community ice rinks reduce energy use
Jun 08, 2023
Cajun Navy Ground Force connects volunteers to communities affected by natural disasters
Jun 07, 2023
Solar-powered resiliency hubs to be installed in the Bronx
Jun 06, 2023
Former refugee brings solar to the camp where he once lived
Jun 05, 2023
Community-wide geothermal system provides heating and cooling in new Texas development
Jun 02, 2023
Winter storms caused losses in western monarch population
Jun 01, 2023
Wisconsin company uses cow waste to produce energy
May 31, 2023
How EV incentives for gasoline superusers could help the planet
May 30, 2023
One pastor's mission to prepare his community for climate change
May 29, 2023
Boston-area man finds his calling in the weatherization industry
May 26, 2023
New way to test for contaminated water takes hours
May 25, 2023
Fossil fuel industry donates hundreds of millions to university climate and energy research
May 24, 2023
Baltimore residents get career training in urban forestry
May 23, 2023
Museum tries to keep history above water in Portsmouth, New Hampshire
May 22, 2023
Racehorses may need more protection from heat illness in a warming climate
May 19, 2023
Most teachers support teaching students about climate change
May 18, 2023
Nonprofit wants Wisconsin to electrify buildings and transportation
May 17, 2023
Louisiana teacher and students examine environmental injustices
May 16, 2023
Electric school buses are healthier for kids, but there could be a downside for workers
May 15, 2023
DOE wants to help 5 million homes connect to community solar by 2025
May 12, 2023
How one strawberry farmer is coping with erratic weather in California
May 11, 2023
How faith-based groups are helping Arizonans survive brutal heat waves
May 10, 2023
New video game immerses players in a world ravaged by climate change
May 09, 2023