Climate Connections


How is global warming shaping our lives? And what can we do about it? We connect the dots, from fossil fuels to extreme weather, clean energy to public health, and more. Join Dr. Anthony Leiserowitz of Yale University for a daily 90-second podcast about climate change, where we confront reality and share inspiring stories of hope.

Yale Center for Environmental Communication

30 Episodes


‘Moms tend to trust other moms.’ Learn more at

It relies on data about pollution from power plants, factories, buildings, and vehicles across the U.S. Learn more at

‘Students and young professionals are really hungry to understand ... how they get their foot in the door.’ Learn more at more

The number of affordable housing units at risk of coastal flooding could triple within a few decades, a recent analysis found.  Learn more at

‘That's enough energy to light every house in New York state for a whole month.’ Learn more at

Shipping giant DHL is testing the e-cycles as a climate-friendly alternative to delivery trucks and vans. Learn more at

Artist Jenna Robb collected their ideas in a series of workshops. Learn more at

One researcher calls the situation “a public health emergency.” Learn more at

One foot of sea-level rise along coastlines would put more than 4,000 miles of fiber optic cables underwater at least part of the time. Learn more at

He wants to help others do the same. Learn more at

‘As a state-owned building, we're able to really … be a model for sustainability for New York State.’ Learn more at

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Earth is getting a digital twin

‘Destination Earth,’ a project of the European Union, will simulate the future impacts of climate change anywhere on the planet. Learn more at

Brian Webb, who’s leading the class, wants to see more conservative Christians getting involved with the issue.  Learn more at

Increasingly extreme fires — the result of climate change — could blunt opportunities for growers. Learn more at

The series showcases their potential as speedy all-terrain vehicles. Learn more at

Utilities use it to help their customers obtain customized lists of energy-saving solutions. Learn more at

The National Park Service is ensuring that restrooms and lifeguard towers on Assateague Island can be moved as the island shifts west. Learn more at

A research group called Re-Wind is looking for ways to keep used blades out of the landfill. Learn more at

They will benefit aquatic species and people alike. Learn more at

Many buildings across the city are in need of energy-efficiency improvements. Learn more at

But new varieties are helping farmers adapt to warmer, drier conditions. Learn more at

She says strategies such as carbon trading and carbon taxes must also protect vulnerable communities. Learn more at

Companies are testing self-driving electric scooters, a solar road, and other new technologies at Curiosity Lab in Peachtree Corners. Learn more at

One library in Wisconsin offered programs to engage a diverse group of people in local climate planning. Learn more at

Internet outages can interrupt operations at places like hospitals. Learn more at

Pope Francis has called upon the world to reduce its use of fossil fuels and reduce global warming. Learn more at

The state is aiming for 100% carbon-free electricity by 2040. It also wants to cut carbon pollution 85% by 2050. Learn more at

His magic shows are one way to capture children’s imagination. Learn more at

So they can better evaluate what they see in the news and on social media. Learn more at

The result is familiar but unsettling. Learn more at

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