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Utah house designed to be fossil-fuel-free

Climate Connections

Release Date: 09/27/2022

What you need to know before you buy garden perennials this spring show art What you need to know before you buy garden perennials this spring

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In the USDA’s updated plant hardiness map, some places have shifted to a warmer zone. Learn more at 

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Converting vacant offices to apartments would be a win for the climate show art Converting vacant offices to apartments would be a win for the climate

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Repurposing a building reduces the need for new concrete and steel, which create a lot of carbon pollution during manufacturing. Learn more at 

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Young people push for a Green New Deal for schools across the U.S. show art Young people push for a Green New Deal for schools across the U.S.

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As a result of student activism, a school district in Colorado will include climate change in the curriculum and implement clean energy initiatives. Learn more at 

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The West is losing snowpack. That’s a problem for water management show art The West is losing snowpack. That’s a problem for water management

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Millions rely on meltwater during the spring and summer. Learn more at 

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Company manufactures skis from algae oil show art Company manufactures skis from algae oil

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They’re an alternative to skis made from fossil-fuel-based plastic. Learn more at 

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Why it’s so important to stay out of floodwaters show art Why it’s so important to stay out of floodwaters

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They can be dangerous and even deadly — and climate change is making flooding more frequent and severe. Learn more at 

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Company gives retired wind turbine blades new life show art Company gives retired wind turbine blades new life

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Turbine blades are made of a composite material that can be tricky to recycle, but a company called Carbon Rivers has found a way. Learn more at 

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How to prepare for an evacuation show art How to prepare for an evacuation

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Here’s how to get ready — before disaster strikes. Learn more at 

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Company upcycles wind turbine blades into benches and picnic tables show art Company upcycles wind turbine blades into benches and picnic tables

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They’re breathing new life into the giant blades. Learn more at 

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His roof wasn’t suitable for solar panels. Here’s what he did instead show art His roof wasn’t suitable for solar panels. Here’s what he did instead

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John Smillie found a different way to help the climate and his community. Learn more at 

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Roslynn McCann, who designed and lives in the home, gives tours to show the possibility of sustainable buildings. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/