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Household air pollution contributes to almost 4 million premature deaths a year

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Release Date: 01/13/2022

Public health expert promotes benefits of electric vehicles show art Public health expert promotes benefits of electric vehicles

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The cars do not emit harmful tailpipe pollution. Learn more at 

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Climate change is increasing migration to U.S. show art Climate change is increasing migration to U.S.

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People crossing into the U.S. from Mexico face extreme heat and dehydration. Learn more at 

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Plants species can migrate to adapt to climate change show art Plants species can migrate to adapt to climate change

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But populations of animals that disperse plant seeds are declining. Learn more at 

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New federal funding helps low-income households afford energy-efficiency upgrades show art New federal funding helps low-income households afford energy-efficiency upgrades

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The improvements enable people to save money and protect the climate. Learn more at 

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Climate change has created a new workforce show art Climate change has created a new workforce

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With disasters occurring more frequently, more people are needed for clean-up and rebuilding. Learn more at 

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Grants help Wisconsin nonprofits purchase electric vehicles show art Grants help Wisconsin nonprofits purchase electric vehicles

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The electric vehicles will help the organizations save money and protect the environment. Learn more at 

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Therapy dogs help wildland firefighters relieve stress show art Therapy dogs help wildland firefighters relieve stress

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California-based First Responder Therapy Dogs brings trained therapy dogs to wildfire basecamps. Learn more at 

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Prairie Island Indian Community uses nuclear waste fund for net-zero carbon goal show art Prairie Island Indian Community uses nuclear waste fund for net-zero carbon goal

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The tribe plans to install solar panels, make energy efficiency upgrades, and retrofit buildings to run on electricity. Learn more at 

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Apartment building retrofits can help the climate show art Apartment building retrofits can help the climate

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But the process can be expensive, so financial incentives could help ease the transition. Learn more at 

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Volunteer pilots rescue sea turtles stunned by cold water show art Volunteer pilots rescue sea turtles stunned by cold water

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Cold stunning is a growing problem as the climate changes. Learn more at 

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Many people around the world cook over open fires or simple stoves that produce dangerous indoor pollution. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/