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Tips on talking to your family about global warming over the holidays

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Release Date: 11/22/2021

Runoff after wildfires can contaminate drinking water show art Runoff after wildfires can contaminate drinking water

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Fort Collins, Colorado, was forced to adjust its water treatment system to cope with polluted water. Learn more at 

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Scientists work to better understand how ocean acidification will affect marine life show art Scientists work to better understand how ocean acidification will affect marine life

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The oceans have absorbed about a third of the carbon pollution that people have added to the atmosphere, which has made them more acidic. Learn more at 

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How solar farms could do double duty show art How solar farms could do double duty

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If properly designed, the land used for solar arrays can reduce erosion and pollution run-off. Learn more at 

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California city finds a creative way to conserve water show art California city finds a creative way to conserve water

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Healdsburg residents used treated wastewater for trees and bushes around their homes. Learn more at 

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Extreme events, pests threaten Southeastern U.S. forests show art Extreme events, pests threaten Southeastern U.S. forests

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But landowners can help protect forests by using good management practices. Learn more at 

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Nature Conservancy tool helps identify ideal solar farm sites in Georgia show art Nature Conservancy tool helps identify ideal solar farm sites in Georgia

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It assists developers in avoiding sensitive ecosystems, like habitat for the gopher tortoise. Learn more at 

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Household air pollution contributes to almost 4 million premature deaths a year show art Household air pollution contributes to almost 4 million premature deaths a year

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Many people around the world cook over open fires or simple stoves that produce dangerous indoor pollution. Learn more at 

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Why a Colorado engineer switched from oil industry to geothermal show art Why a Colorado engineer switched from oil industry to geothermal

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The Department of Energy predicts that more than 8% of U.S. electricity generation could come from geothermal by 2050. Learn more at 

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Demand for EVs to cause battery supply chain bottleneck, analyst says show art Demand for EVs to cause battery supply chain bottleneck, analyst says

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Lithium, cobalt, and nickel are used in the production of most EV batteries.  Learn more at 

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Fewer ducks are wintering in the Deep South show art Fewer ducks are wintering in the Deep South

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Some migratory ducks are finding suitable winter habitat farther north than in the past. Learn more at 

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Climate scientist Heather Price has a few suggestions. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/