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Converting vacant offices to apartments would be a win for the climate

Climate Connections

Release Date: 02/26/2024

Man converts his home to all-electric dream house show art Man converts his home to all-electric dream house

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Eric Laine once spent about $500 on propane in just one month. Now that’s a thing of the past. Learn more at 

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Florida school district offers kids a cleaner ride to school show art Florida school district offers kids a cleaner ride to school

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Miami-Dade County recently purchased 20 electric school buses and has committed to buying 80 more. Learn more at 

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The largely untapped energy source beneath our feet show art The largely untapped energy source beneath our feet

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Recent advances in technology could boost geothermal energy’s prospects. Learn more at 

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How Miami-Dade County is protecting public housing residents from dangerous heat waves show art How Miami-Dade County is protecting public housing residents from dangerous heat waves

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For one thing, the county installed 1,700 AC units in public housing last year. Learn more at 

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Biloxi, Mississippi, is losing a foot of salt marsh shoreline a year show art Biloxi, Mississippi, is losing a foot of salt marsh shoreline a year

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So Mississippi State University and Keesler Air Force Base are working on a project to shield a 2.5-mile stretch of the city from erosion. Learn more at 

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Storms, rising seas are growing threats to Portsmouth Village in North Carolina show art Storms, rising seas are growing threats to Portsmouth Village in North Carolina

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‘There can be standing water in the village nearly any day of the year.’ Learn more at 

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Estuaries provide more than a billion dollars in environmental benefits, research shows show art Estuaries provide more than a billion dollars in environmental benefits, research shows

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They serve as flood barriers and store climate-warming carbon pollution. Learn more at 

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West Virginia man works to boost solar industry in his home state show art West Virginia man works to boost solar industry in his home state

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Solar Holler founder Dan Conant wants to create new career paths for young West Virginians. Learn more at 

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Brook trout are in trouble in Adirondacks lakes show art Brook trout are in trouble in Adirondacks lakes

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Climate change is squeezing the habitat of this colorful fish. Learn more at 

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In praise of shade trees show art In praise of shade trees

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Urban areas with trees can be as much as 15 degrees cooler Fahrenheit than areas with less foliage. Learn more at 

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Repurposing a building reduces the need for new concrete and steel, which create a lot of carbon pollution during manufacturing. Learn more at https://www.yaleclimateconnections.org/