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Climate change is increasing migration to U.S.

Climate Connections

Release Date: 05/19/2022

Climate change complicates a precarious relationship between birds and farmers show art Climate change complicates a precarious relationship between birds and farmers

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New England songbirds often nest in farm fields, where they’re threatened by mowing and other farm equipment. Learn more at 

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Outdoor workers in South Florida campaign for heat safety show art Outdoor workers in South Florida campaign for heat safety

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WeCount! advocates for access to cool water, shade and more rest breaks. Learn more at 

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Poet Sophia Naz grieves after a wildfire took her home show art Poet Sophia Naz grieves after a wildfire took her home

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She processes the loss in her new book, “Open Zero.” Learn more at 

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Minnesotans help trees migrate north show art Minnesotans help trees migrate north

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People are gathering seeds from southern and central Minnesota and planting the saplings in the state’s northern forests. Learn more at 

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New manufacturing process stores carbon pollution in concrete show art New manufacturing process stores carbon pollution in concrete

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It can cut the carbon footprint of concrete by more than half. Learn more at 

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Oak pollen concentrations are increasing 5% a year in Atlanta show art Oak pollen concentrations are increasing 5% a year in Atlanta

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Climate change is contributing to longer and more severe allergy seasons. Learn more at 

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Free environmental justice courses available to middle, high school students show art Free environmental justice courses available to middle, high school students

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Course creator Sierra Generette says she hopes the trainings inspire students to become a voice for change. Learn more at 

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Dams, climate change threaten Missouri River cottonwood forests show art Dams, climate change threaten Missouri River cottonwood forests

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Young cottonwoods survive only when the river is allowed to shift its path over time. Learn more at 

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Chicago’s vintage homes become more energy-efficient show art Chicago’s vintage homes become more energy-efficient

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Homeowners typically see a 30% reduction on their electric bill and a 50% reduction on their gas bill. Learn more at 

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How Georgia’s undeveloped barrier islands are adapting to sea-level rise show art How Georgia’s undeveloped barrier islands are adapting to sea-level rise

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With few roads or buildings, the islands move naturally in response to storms and rising seas. Learn more at 

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People crossing into the U.S. from Mexico face extreme heat and dehydration. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/