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Earth Day: Pandemic clears the air in Rochester and beyond

Across the planet, the COVID-19 pandemic is doing one thing to help people breathe easier: It’s curbing driving. People have been ordered to stay at...
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Wed, 04/22/2020 - 10:19am
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Connections: Is it possible to live a life without single-use plastics?

A year ago, Marielle Jensen Battaglia gave up plastic for Lent. She decided that she wanted to live differently. She wanted to find ways to eliminate...
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Thu, 03/26/2020 - 10:21am
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Connections: How well do public schools teach climate change?

How well do public schools teach climate change? A new book aims to educate the educators who are doing the work of teaching climate change to students...
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Tue, 03/10/2020 - 10:35am
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Connections: Penfield residents discuss their Community Choice Aggregation Plan

A group of community members in Penfield are working to bring Community Choice Aggregation, or CCA, to their town. With CCA, a town or a group of towns...
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Mon, 03/09/2020 - 10:44am
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Connections: How to have conversations with young people about climate anxiety

NPR recently reported that clinical anxiety affects a small, but growing number of children and teens. One source of anxiety is climate change. This...
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Wed, 01/29/2020 - 11:08am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of Wegmans' ban on most single-use plastic bags

At midnight on Monday, Wegmans enacted its ban on most single-use plastic bags. That means customers can now use reusable bags or pay five cents for...
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Tue, 01/28/2020 - 9:31am
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Connections: The year in climate

As 2019 draws to a close, we sit down with local climate activists to discuss the year in climate. How would they “grade” climate action in 2019? We...
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Mon, 12/23/2019 - 9:41am
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Connections: The New York Youth Climate Leaders

On Friday, students around the world will once against walk out of class to go on strike for climate action. Locally, a growing group of students is...
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 9:27am
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Connections: Katrina Korfmacher on her new book, "Bridging Silos"

How can different community and governmental entities work together to address environmental health and justice, especially in urban areas? It’s a...
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Thu, 09/26/2019 - 6:43am
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Connections: Youth climate leaders share their message

We sit down with local youth climate leaders who just returned from the climate strike in New York City and the Climate Solutions Summit at SUNY New...
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Tue, 09/24/2019 - 11:42am
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