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Peatlands and Climate Change

Climate Connections

Release Date: 10/21/2015

Scouts can earn patches for learning about solar energy show art Scouts can earn patches for learning about solar energy

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They complete activities such as building solar ovens out of pizza boxes. Learn more at 

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Project helps disadvantaged organizations access federal climate funds show art Project helps disadvantaged organizations access federal climate funds

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The Justice40 Accelerator will provide fundraising support and training to grassroots groups. Learn more at 

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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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Peatlands,made of partially decomposed plants, store tremendous amounts of carbon. Learn more at http://www.yaleclimateconnections.org