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Maine college builds climate-friendly dorm out of wood

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Release Date: 06/12/2024

Bridge helps Alaska town cope with climate change show art Bridge helps Alaska town cope with climate change

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During winter, residents used to leave town by driving across a frozen lake. But warming temperatures left the lake ice less dependable. Learn more at 

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Tucson, Arizona, bets on buses show art Tucson, Arizona, bets on buses

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With free rides and bus stop improvements, the city hopes to turn out more ridership and reduce traffic pollution. Learn more at 

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Researchers test whether peanuts and cotton could grow in a warmer Midwest show art Researchers test whether peanuts and cotton could grow in a warmer Midwest

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The crops have historically grown farther South. Learn more at 

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How camping skills can help prepare you for weather disasters show art How camping skills can help prepare you for weather disasters

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Many skills used while camping can help you stay safe during emergencies. Learn more at 

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From flood zones to green zones show art From flood zones to green zones

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In Charlotte, North Carolina, flood-prone apartments were converted into a wetland habitat that now helps protect the community from flooding. Learn more at 

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The promise and potential pitfalls of locking carbon in soil show art The promise and potential pitfalls of locking carbon in soil

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Farmers can help store planet-warming pollution in the ground. But some measures of the benefits may provide misleading results, a researcher says. Learn more at 

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Beavers can help reduce damage caused by wildfires show art Beavers can help reduce damage caused by wildfires

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The animals create wetlands that can reduce drying and burning. Learn more at 

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The climate benefits of mangroves show art The climate benefits of mangroves

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Their roots and branches help break up waves and reduce flooding in coastal communities. Learn more at 

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Got climate anxiety? Taking action can be the right medicine. show art Got climate anxiety? Taking action can be the right medicine.

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“Being part of the solution is psychologically empowering,” says therapist Leslie Davenport. Learn more at 

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San Diego neighborhood wins protections from new industrial development show art San Diego neighborhood wins protections from new industrial development

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Residents of Barrio Logan have been fighting for cleaner air for decades. Learn more at 

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The energy-efficient building will soon sport solar panels. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/