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Cajun Navy Ground Force connects volunteers to communities affected by natural disasters

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Release Date: 06/07/2023

Nonprofit helps bring solar to the Puerto Rican island of Vieques show art Nonprofit helps bring solar to the Puerto Rican island of Vieques

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Solar panels help communities maintain power even after destructive tropical storms and hurricanes. Learn more at 

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Mountaintop coal mine in Kentucky to become a solar farm show art Mountaintop coal mine in Kentucky to become a solar farm

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The solar farm will produce enough electricity to power over half a million homes each year. Learn more at 

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Cancer patients can face treatment disruptions during extreme weather show art Cancer patients can face treatment disruptions during extreme weather

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Chemotherapy and radiation require frequent doctor’s visits, which can get interrupted when disaster strikes. Learn more at 

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Fellowship helps doctors and nurses take action on climate change show art Fellowship helps doctors and nurses take action on climate change

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Fellows have pushed their hospitals to reduce pollution, planted trees to reduce urban heat, and developed community organizing and communication skills. Learn more at 

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FEMA to distribute $1 billion to underserved, climate-vulnerable communities show art FEMA to distribute $1 billion to underserved, climate-vulnerable communities

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The funds will be used for updating sewer systems, managing wildfire-prone forests, and other resilience projects. Learn more at 

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‘We have an obligation’: Grandparents take action to help protect their grandkids’ future show art ‘We have an obligation’: Grandparents take action to help protect their grandkids’ future

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The Slotes made climate-friendly updates to their home, adding insulation, heat pumps, solar panels, and more. Learn more at 

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Four ways to protect your home from floods show art Four ways to protect your home from floods

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Doing this could save you money in the long run. Learn more at 

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Maine college builds climate-friendly dorm out of wood show art Maine college builds climate-friendly dorm out of wood

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The energy-efficient building will soon sport solar panels. Learn more at 

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California students pressure state to divest teacher pension funds from fossil fuels show art California students pressure state to divest teacher pension funds from fossil fuels

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They are pushing for legislation that would move billions out of the fossil fuel industry. Learn more at 

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Atlanta rebate program helps low-income residents buy e-bikes show art Atlanta rebate program helps low-income residents buy e-bikes

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Participants can get up to $2,000 off. Learn more at 

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They’re using social media to help survivors of weather disasters get the assistance they need. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/