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

Climate Connections

Release Date: 08/10/2022

Scientists map hidden waterways under Naples show art Scientists map hidden waterways under Naples

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Researchers with the Cool Cities project believe that the water could be used to cool the city. Learn more at 

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Massachusetts DOT adds solar panels to stretch of highway noise barrier show art Massachusetts DOT adds solar panels to stretch of highway noise barrier

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The barrier near Lexington, which protects residents from the sound of traffic, will now also generate clean energy. Learn more at 

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App helps California volunteers prevent food waste show art App helps California volunteers prevent food waste

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California is starting to require grocery stores and restaurants to donate unsold food, but businesses need help getting it to hungry people. Learn more at 

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Nonprofit trains women and gender-nonconforming people for green jobs show art Nonprofit trains women and gender-nonconforming people for green jobs

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Energy and construction are historically male-dominated industries. Learn more at 

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Community forest project brings together people who have been excluded from environmentalism show art Community forest project brings together people who have been excluded from environmentalism

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With a new $4.5 million grant, the Shelterwood Collective will manage the land using Indigenous methods. Learn more at 

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New Orleans group helps families feed infants during emergencies show art New Orleans group helps families feed infants during emergencies

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Birthmark Doula Collective trains first responders and distributes emergency feeding kits when disaster strikes. Learn more at 

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70% of recent home buyers considered disaster risk in deciding where to live show art 70% of recent home buyers considered disaster risk in deciding where to live

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So Realtor.com now shows the risk of wildfire for specific properties. Learn more at 

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Almost half a million people have played this climate change card game show art Almost half a million people have played this climate change card game

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The game was created by Climate Fresk, a French organization, to make it easier for people to understand climate science. Learn more at 

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Colorado program helps homeowners reduce wildfire risk show art Colorado program helps homeowners reduce wildfire risk

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The Boulder County consultation program is free to participants. Learn more at 

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How parks could help communities stay safe in extreme weather show art How parks could help communities stay safe in extreme weather

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Shady, tree-filled green spaces can help people stay cool during heat waves. Learn more at 

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An Indiana lifeguard wants all lifeguards to receive thorough training on responding to heat-related illnesses. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/