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

Climate Connections

Release Date: 01/20/2022

New federal funding helps low-income households afford energy-efficiency upgrades show art New federal funding helps low-income households afford energy-efficiency upgrades

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The improvements enable people to save money and protect the climate. Learn more at 

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Climate change has created a new workforce show art Climate change has created a new workforce

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With disasters occurring more frequently, more people are needed for clean-up and rebuilding. Learn more at 

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Grants help Wisconsin nonprofits purchase electric vehicles show art Grants help Wisconsin nonprofits purchase electric vehicles

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The electric vehicles will help the organizations save money and protect the environment. Learn more at 

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Therapy dogs help wildland firefighters relieve stress show art Therapy dogs help wildland firefighters relieve stress

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California-based First Responder Therapy Dogs brings trained therapy dogs to wildfire basecamps. Learn more at 

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Prairie Island Indian Community uses nuclear waste fund for net-zero carbon goal show art Prairie Island Indian Community uses nuclear waste fund for net-zero carbon goal

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The tribe plans to install solar panels, make energy efficiency upgrades, and retrofit buildings to run on electricity. Learn more at 

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Apartment building retrofits can help the climate show art Apartment building retrofits can help the climate

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But the process can be expensive, so financial incentives could help ease the transition. Learn more at 

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Volunteer pilots rescue sea turtles stunned by cold water show art Volunteer pilots rescue sea turtles stunned by cold water

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Cold stunning is a growing problem as the climate changes. Learn more at 

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Moms push Massachusetts utilities to transition to renewable heat sources show art Moms push Massachusetts utilities to transition to renewable heat sources

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Mothers Out Front wants customers to be able to heat their homes with renewable electricity and geothermal energy. Learn more at 

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Site of retired Iowa nuclear plant to become a solar farm show art Site of retired Iowa nuclear plant to become a solar farm

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The location already has infrastructure to connect to the grid, reducing project costs. Learn more at 

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Startup tests technology to recover minerals from mine waste and recycled batteries show art Startup tests technology to recover minerals from mine waste and recycled batteries

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Some of the minerals used to make lithium-ion batteries are in short supply. Learn more at 

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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 https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/