Climate Change

weekly digest from Yale Climate Connections

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Feature articles
 
Moving van and Whitehouse

Commentary: On climate, the hard part lies ahead
by Bud Ward
In the wake of the presidential election, the federal government is about to gear up on global climate change issues. It will be no stroll on the beach.

 

 
 
Food in refrigerator

How to feed yourself and your family during a power outage
by Daisy Simmons
Whether it's a wildfire or a storm that's caused a blackout, here are tips on what to eat and how to ensure food safety.

 

 
CO2 compass

Recent readings on meaning of 'net zero'
by SueEllen Campbell
These quality posts shed light on the meaning of what the term 'net zero' (AKA 'carbon neutral') means … and more.

 

 
Radio stories
 
Biking with mask on

Wildfire smoke leaves people more vulnerable to COVID-19, researchers say
So it’s important for people in fire-prone regions to minimize exposure to the virus and to avoid smoke.

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Flooding rescue

Florida hires mental health coordinator to help people recover from disasters
Extreme weather can leave lingering mental health consequences.

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Stock exchange building

California's state pension fund pushes companies to cut their carbon pollution
It's helping to lead a coalition of large investors that are pressing for action.

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Medical worker

Reliance on single-use supplies can leave hospitals vulnerable to shortages
Extreme weather – or a pandemic – can disrupt manufacturing and transportation of crucial medical supplies and equipment.

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Union workers sign

Why some labor unions are talking about climate change
Some unions are embracing climate action, while others are wary of job losses in the fossil-fuel sector.

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Other recent postings

Radio stories:
>>> Why one Louisiana voter is casting his ballot with the climate in mind
>>> Young voters could help elect candidates who promise climate action
>>> Car outfitted with sensors measures air pollution block-by-block in Brooklyn
>>> Some important climate solutions aren't 'particularly sexy'
>>> Tucson launches 'Million Trees' tree-planting effort
 
Feature articles:
>>> A crucial collapse in 'The Ministry for the Future' (Interview)
>>> COVID-19 put U.S. back on track with reneged Paris targets
>>> If you're a polar bear, your location may foretell your future
 
 

 
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