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
The climate benefits of mangroves
Jul 15, 2024
Got climate anxiety? Taking action can be the right medicine.
Jul 12, 2024
San Diego neighborhood wins protections from new industrial development
Jul 11, 2024
Eelgrass makes a comeback along the Virginia coast
Jul 10, 2024
Seattle summers are no longer reliably mild
Jul 09, 2024
Low-income residents buy into solar project at Minneapolis school
Jul 08, 2024
Sweltering summer days put Arizonans at risk of dangerous burns
Jul 05, 2024
New York regulations encourage the use of lower-emissions concrete
Jul 04, 2024
How cover crops are helping a Kansas farmer adapt to climate change
Jul 03, 2024
A victory for environmental justice in Minnesota
Jul 02, 2024
Could giant cylindrical sails propel the cargo ships of the future?
Jul 01, 2024
Fulani herders struggle as water stress forces longer journeys in the Sahel
Jun 28, 2024
Action plan outlines ways to help protect children from climate hazards
Jun 27, 2024
A tribal community’s struggle against erosion, rising tides, and a devastating storm
Jun 26, 2024
Florida art museum helps visitors connect with the reality of climate change
Jun 25, 2024
What do the different hurricane categories mean?
Jun 24, 2024
Nonprofit helps bring solar to the Puerto Rican island of Vieques
Jun 21, 2024
Mountaintop coal mine in Kentucky to become a solar farm
Jun 20, 2024
Cancer patients can face treatment disruptions during extreme weather
Jun 19, 2024
Fellowship helps doctors and nurses take action on climate change
Jun 18, 2024
FEMA to distribute $1 billion to underserved, climate-vulnerable communities
Jun 17, 2024
‘We have an obligation’: Grandparents take action to help protect their grandkids’ future
Jun 14, 2024
Four ways to protect your home from floods
Jun 13, 2024
Maine college builds climate-friendly dorm out of wood
Jun 12, 2024
California students pressure state to divest teacher pension funds from fossil fuels
Jun 11, 2024
Atlanta rebate program helps low-income residents buy e-bikes
Jun 10, 2024
Most planes are powered by fossil fuels. That could change
Jun 07, 2024
A meteorologist’s warning: Hurricanes are intensifying more quickly now
Jun 06, 2024
Partnership helps Chicagoans plant trees in underserved neighborhoods
Jun 05, 2024
Paying attention to heat alerts could save your life
Jun 04, 2024
Miami Beach will soon have an underwater sculpture park
Jun 03, 2024
8-year-old spurs his dad to climate action
May 31, 2024
Family farmers make climate-friendly vodka and whiskey
May 30, 2024
How to make vegan and vegetarian meals sound mouthwatering
May 29, 2024
Art therapy can ease climate-related anxiety
May 28, 2024
Sunshades, vines, and trees can help keep playgrounds cool
May 27, 2024
‘Not alone, but with others.’ Pastor helps faith leaders speak up on climate change
May 24, 2024
Man converts his home to all-electric dream house
May 23, 2024
Florida school district offers kids a cleaner ride to school
May 22, 2024
The largely untapped energy source beneath our feet
May 21, 2024
How Miami-Dade County is protecting public housing residents from dangerous heat waves
May 20, 2024
Biloxi, Mississippi, is losing a foot of salt marsh shoreline a year
May 17, 2024
Storms, rising seas are growing threats to Portsmouth Village in North Carolina
May 16, 2024
Estuaries provide more than a billion dollars in environmental benefits, research shows
May 15, 2024
West Virginia man works to boost solar industry in his home state
May 14, 2024
Brook trout are in trouble in Adirondacks lakes
May 13, 2024
In praise of shade trees
May 10, 2024
Field workers, farm owners, and buyers band together to protect workers from heat
May 09, 2024
Why switching to an EV is good for the climate
May 08, 2024
Prescribed burning can reduce wildfire damage
May 07, 2024
A chef’s kiss for induction stoves
May 06, 2024
Startup mimics nature to produce zero-carbon cement
May 03, 2024
Mom fights air pollution in North Denver
May 02, 2024
Climate change threatens Africa’s rhinos
May 01, 2024
Former school gets new life as an energy-efficient shopping center
Apr 30, 2024
Alaska Native community experiments with growing food above the Arctic Circle
Apr 29, 2024
Some anglers say Rhode Island’s Block Island wind farm has improved fishing
Apr 26, 2024
‘Just do it!’ Wisconsin couple built a net zero home
Apr 25, 2024
What are fuel cell EVs?
Apr 24, 2024
44% of Latinos live in U.S. counties with a high flood risk
Apr 23, 2024
What are virtual power plants?
Apr 22, 2024
A third of U.S. adults are interested in cutting back on meat, report finds
Apr 19, 2024
Exchange program make EV ownership more affordable for low-income Colorado residents
Apr 18, 2024
What is a passive house?
Apr 17, 2024
Schools in coal country are going solar
Apr 16, 2024
How expectant parents can prepare for extreme weather
Apr 15, 2024
Solar canopy over Denver school parking lot will provide energy to low-income families
Apr 12, 2024
Industry has a huge carbon footprint. This technology could help
Apr 11, 2024
How to prepare your finances for an extreme weather disaster
Apr 10, 2024
Retired teachers return to Colorado classrooms to teach students about climate change
Apr 09, 2024
Group leads tree plantings in deforestation-wracked Ghana
Apr 08, 2024
Want a climate-friendly home? You might need a new breaker box
Apr 05, 2024
A nemesis of clams is thriving as Maine’s waters warm
Apr 04, 2024
Florida’s tiny ‘fairy tale’ deer are losing habitat as seas rise
Apr 03, 2024
A blizzard put a hyper-efficient home to the test. It passed
Apr 02, 2024
Colorado farmer finds success with drought-resilient millet
Apr 01, 2024
Group to monitor air pollution in 12 U.S. cities with large Hispanic populations
Mar 29, 2024
A growing number of homeowners face repeat flooding
Mar 28, 2024
After a hurricane or wildfire, communities can be overwhelmed by debris
Mar 27, 2024
The plastics industry’s carbon footprint has doubled in the past few decades
Mar 26, 2024
What is solar thermal?
Mar 25, 2024
Wind farm radar system reduces nighttime light pollution in Iowa
Mar 22, 2024
‘People were scared.’ How a maternal care nonprofit stepped up for families after Maui's wildfires
Mar 21, 2024
Do wind farms hurt home values? When they do, it’s usually temporary
Mar 20, 2024
Snowmobiles don’t have to be noisy and polluting
Mar 19, 2024
How a snowmobile tour company is getting ready for a future with less snow
Mar 18, 2024
Which actions benefit the climate the most? This tool can show you
Mar 15, 2024
Sheep are living their best life at Susquehanna University
Mar 14, 2024
Archaeological sites in North Carolina under threat from sea level rise and storms
Mar 13, 2024
Volcanoes emit carbon dioxide, but not nearly as much as humans
Mar 12, 2024
Why more CO2 could be bad news for crops
Mar 11, 2024
Solar project at Fort Lauderdale park keeps basketball players cool
Mar 08, 2024
Video game teaches teens to stay calm in a weather emergency
Mar 07, 2024
Heat pumps are keeping homes warm in Maine
Mar 06, 2024
What is ‘embodied carbon’?
Mar 05, 2024
As seas rise, task force recommends new bridges for Outer Banks island
Mar 04, 2024
Is marijuana bad for the climate?
Mar 01, 2024
Climate change could shorten the life span of U.S. bridges
Feb 29, 2024
High schoolers helped develop Tuscon’s climate action plan
Feb 28, 2024
What you need to know before you buy garden perennials this spring
Feb 27, 2024