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Scientists link 2021 Pacific Northwest heat wave to global warming

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Release Date: 11/02/2021

Utah ski resorts see declining snow quality show art Utah ski resorts see declining snow quality

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The state’s famously fluffy snow is becoming wetter and denser as the climate warms. Learn more at 

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New children’s book explains systemic nature of climate change show art New children’s book explains systemic nature of climate change

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‘A Kids Book About Climate Change’ aims to empower kids to speak up and advocate for change. Learn more at 

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Habitat for Humanity homes go solar in Harrisonburg, Virginia, area show art Habitat for Humanity homes go solar in Harrisonburg, Virginia, area

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Homeowners are expected to save $40-$50 a month on utility bills. Learn more at 

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Risky: Many Americans are relocating to climate-vulnerable areas show art Risky: Many Americans are relocating to climate-vulnerable areas

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They’re moving to regions at higher risk from wildfires, heavy downpours, and floods. Learn more at 

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Runoff after wildfires can contaminate drinking water show art Runoff after wildfires can contaminate drinking water

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Fort Collins, Colorado, was forced to adjust its water treatment system to cope with polluted water. Learn more at 

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Scientists work to better understand how ocean acidification will affect marine life show art Scientists work to better understand how ocean acidification will affect marine life

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The oceans have absorbed about a third of the carbon pollution that people have added to the atmosphere, which has made them more acidic. Learn more at 

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How solar farms could do double duty show art How solar farms could do double duty

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If properly designed, the land used for solar arrays can reduce erosion and pollution run-off. Learn more at 

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California city finds a creative way to conserve water show art California city finds a creative way to conserve water

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Healdsburg residents used treated wastewater for trees and bushes around their homes. Learn more at 

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Extreme events, pests threaten Southeastern U.S. forests show art Extreme events, pests threaten Southeastern U.S. forests

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But landowners can help protect forests by using good management practices. Learn more at 

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Nature Conservancy tool helps identify ideal solar farm sites in Georgia show art Nature Conservancy tool helps identify ideal solar farm sites in Georgia

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It assists developers in avoiding sensitive ecosystems, like habitat for the gopher tortoise. Learn more at 

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Hundreds of people died during the event. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/