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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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Connections: Discussing New York's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

New York State passed a climate action bill this week, much to the surprise of some advocates who had feared that it would stall. So what’s in it? Our...
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Fri, 06/21/2019 - 10:19am
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Connections: Author Gilbert Metcalf on his book, "Paying for Pollution"

A new book called “Paying for Pollution” makes the case for a carbon tax in America. Author Gilbert Metcalf is an internationally-recognized expert on...
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Wed, 06/12/2019 - 12:40pm
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Connections: How is New York State addressing climate change?

Governor Andrew Cuomo says a climate action bill is not among his priorities for the final days of the legislative session. And while some Democrats in...
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Wed, 06/05/2019 - 10:21am
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Connections: Can American free enterprise solve climate change?

Can American free enterprise solve climate change? It's a question that will be addressed in an upcoming forum with former Republican Congressman Bob...
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Mon, 04/15/2019 - 10:21am
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