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Olympic cross-country skier pushes Congress to act on climate

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Release Date: 11/17/2022

Simple energy-saving tips for winter show art Simple energy-saving tips for winter

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Reducing energy use during the winter can save money and reduce pollution. Learn more at  

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Tree thinning in dense forests could bolster Western snowpack, researchers suggest show art Tree thinning in dense forests could bolster Western snowpack, researchers suggest

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In a Washington state forest, a research team thinned trees and created small clearings, leading to more snow accumulation on the forest floor. Learn more at 

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Seattle-area agency distributes free air filtration kits to low-income residents show art Seattle-area agency distributes free air filtration kits to low-income residents

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The Seattle and King County Public Health Department is working to ensure that all residents have access to tools for protecting themselves against wildfire smoke. Learn more at 

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People build artificial beaver dams in drought-stricken Montana show art People build artificial beaver dams in drought-stricken Montana

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They’re hoping that the new dams will eventually attract real beavers. Learn more at .

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‘Heat Ready Schools’ project helps schools keep students safe during extreme heat show art ‘Heat Ready Schools’ project helps schools keep students safe during extreme heat

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Shaded playgrounds, reusable water bottles, and training for teachers can help. Learn more at 

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Zoning law helps protect South Carolina’s St. Helena Island from sea level rise show art Zoning law helps protect South Carolina’s St. Helena Island from sea level rise

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The island is a cultural center for the Gullah/Geechee people. Learn more at 

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Researchers study how to help forests thrive in a warmer climate show art Researchers study how to help forests thrive in a warmer climate

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At a clear-cut area in Washington state, they planted 14,000 trees adapted to warmer conditions. The researchers are sharing lessons learned with others. Learn more at 

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For many Puerto Ricans who moved after Hurricane Maria, a sense of loss remains show art For many Puerto Ricans who moved after Hurricane Maria, a sense of loss remains

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A researcher at the University of Massachusetts, Boston, has been studying the mental health impacts of relocation after a disaster. Learn more at 

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How to clear wildfire smoke from indoor air with a DIY air filter show art How to clear wildfire smoke from indoor air with a DIY air filter

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You’ll need a box fan and a furnace filter. Learn more at 

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Smartphone apps help rural Alaskans monitor effects of warming climate show art Smartphone apps help rural Alaskans monitor effects of warming climate

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Participants can record coastal erosion rates, sea ice melt dates, and other data. Learn more at 

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