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Oak pollen concentrations are increasing 5% a year in Atlanta

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Release Date: 06/27/2022

Bill would provide relief to farmworkers in drought-stricken California show art Bill would provide relief to farmworkers in drought-stricken California

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Thousands of farmworkers have lost jobs in a recent severe drought. Learn more at 

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When a coworker collapsed, this lifeguard knew exactly what to do show art When a coworker collapsed, this lifeguard knew exactly what to do

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An Indiana lifeguard wants all lifeguards to receive thorough training on responding to heat-related illnesses. Learn more at 

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Smokey Bear still wants you to prevent accidental wildfires show art Smokey Bear still wants you to prevent accidental wildfires

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Global warming has made unplanned fires even more dangerous. Learn more at 

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Violence increases in hot weather. “Cease-fire” days could help show art Violence increases in hot weather. “Cease-fire” days could help

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During cease-fire events, community members call for a pause in violent conflicts. Learn more at 

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How whisky waste could fuel cars show art How whisky waste could fuel cars

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A new production plant in Scotland is expected to convert whisky byproducts into butanol, which can be used in cars. Learn more at 

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Manufactured home residents often left out of energy-efficiency conversation show art Manufactured home residents often left out of energy-efficiency conversation

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But a project called Clean Energy Resource Teams is changing that in Minnesota. Learn more at 

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Global warming puts emperor penguins on thin ice show art Global warming puts emperor penguins on thin ice

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If pollution continues rising at current rates, 98% of colonies could vanish by the end of this century. Learn more at 

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What homeowners can do to reduce flooding in their communities show art What homeowners can do to reduce flooding in their communities

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Flooding is a growing problem because downpours are getting more frequent and intense. Learn more at 

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U.S. could create up to 10 million tons of solar panel waste by 2050 show art U.S. could create up to 10 million tons of solar panel waste by 2050

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But over 80% of the material in solar panels — like copper, aluminum, glass and silicon — can be used again. Learn more at 

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Project captures stories from coal communities show art Project captures stories from coal communities

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An Ohio State team has interviewed miners, power plant employees, and community members. Learn more at 

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Climate change is contributing to longer and more severe allergy seasons. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/