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Better Batteries Key to More Clean Energy

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Release Date: 06/16/2015

Ghost forests are an eerie sign of rising seas show art Ghost forests are an eerie sign of rising seas

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Look for these weird stands of dead or dying trees the next time you’re driving along the Atlantic coast. Learn more at 

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Boulder students win national competition with a hyper-efficient home show art Boulder students win national competition with a hyper-efficient home

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The Solar Decathlon Build Challenge is organized by the U.S. Department of Energy. Learn more at 

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Bed-Stuy organization works to get more people of color on bikes show art Bed-Stuy organization works to get more people of color on bikes

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The Bedford–Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation has held block parties and community bike rides.  Learn more at 

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How Georgia farmers are protecting their cattle from extreme heat show art How Georgia farmers are protecting their cattle from extreme heat

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When dairy cows get too hot, they eat less and milk production drops. Learn more at 

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More ships are crossing the Arctic, worrying local Indigenous people show art More ships are crossing the Arctic, worrying local Indigenous people

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Sea ice melt in the region is making the ocean more accessible to ship traffic. Learn more at 

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The Great Salt Lake is shrinking, worsening risk of dust storms show art The Great Salt Lake is shrinking, worsening risk of dust storms

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Wind kicks up dirt from the exposed lake bed, degrading local air quality. Learn more at 

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Young poet calls on people to apply their talents to fighting climate change show art Young poet calls on people to apply their talents to fighting climate change

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Aniya Butler uses her skill at poetry to bring attention to racism, police brutality, and global warming. Learn more at 

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Mennonite leader helps other pastors speak up on climate change show art Mennonite leader helps other pastors speak up on climate change

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Doug Kaufman’s pastoral retreats help empower Mennonite pastors and leaders to talk with their congregations about the problem. Learn more at 

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How ‘nuisance’ flooding is hurting coastal economies show art How ‘nuisance’ flooding is hurting coastal economies

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In many communities, water spills onto streets at high tide. The problem is getting more common as sea levels rise. Learn more at 

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Global warming is making ragweed pollen season worse show art Global warming is making ragweed pollen season worse

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Ragweed is a common culprit in late summer and fall allergies. Learn more at 

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Better batteries will be a game changer for the nation’s electric system. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org.