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Solar power keeps some Puerto Rico fire stations running during blackouts

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Release Date: 06/17/2022

Extreme drought cuts into Montana rancher’s profits show art Extreme drought cuts into Montana rancher’s profits

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Summers in the state are expected to keep getting hotter and drier on average.  Learn more at 

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Some cities reimburse residents for the costs of rain gardens or cisterns show art Some cities reimburse residents for the costs of rain gardens or cisterns

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But the programs can be difficult for low-income households to access. Learn more at 

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What if we named and ranked heat waves like hurricanes?  show art What if we named and ranked heat waves like hurricanes?

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A California bill proposes to do just that. Learn more at 

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Wildfires could release radioactive particles from nuclear sites show art Wildfires could release radioactive particles from nuclear sites

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And global warming is making wildfires more frequent and intense. Learn more at 

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Bill would provide relief to farmworkers in drought-stricken California show art Bill would provide relief to farmworkers in drought-stricken California

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Thousands of farmworkers have lost jobs in a recent severe drought. Learn more at 

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When a coworker collapsed, this lifeguard knew exactly what to do show art When a coworker collapsed, this lifeguard knew exactly what to do

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An Indiana lifeguard wants all lifeguards to receive thorough training on responding to heat-related illnesses. Learn more at 

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Smokey Bear still wants you to prevent accidental wildfires show art Smokey Bear still wants you to prevent accidental wildfires

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Global warming has made unplanned fires even more dangerous. Learn more at 

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Violence increases in hot weather. “Cease-fire” days could help show art Violence increases in hot weather. “Cease-fire” days could help

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During cease-fire events, community members call for a pause in violent conflicts. Learn more at 

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How whisky waste could fuel cars show art How whisky waste could fuel cars

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A new production plant in Scotland is expected to convert whisky byproducts into butanol, which can be used in cars. Learn more at 

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Manufactured home residents often left out of energy-efficiency conversation show art Manufactured home residents often left out of energy-efficiency conversation

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But a project called Clean Energy Resource Teams is changing that in Minnesota. Learn more at 

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The stations can continue providing services even when the electricity grid goes down. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/