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Connections: Discussing the impact of plastic use - and waste - during the pandemic

Plastic usage, and plastic waste, has risen during the pandemic. Part of that is because we're in the world of takeout dining, and plastic packaging is...
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Mon, 10/26/2020 - 10:23am
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Connections: Discussing climate migration

We discuss climate migration. According to the New York Times , one percent of the world today is a barely livable hot zone; by 2070, that percentage...
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Thu, 09/24/2020 - 10:19am
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Connections: Discussing the impact of the California wildfires

Fires on the west coast turned skies a sickening orange color for days, and eventually all that smoke and haze drifted all the way to Rochester. Our...
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Wed, 09/23/2020 - 11:49am
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Connections: Exploring how community solar programs work

More than 3,000 local households will be part of a brand new community solar program — the first of its kind in the country. Here's the idea: Community...
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Thu, 09/17/2020 - 10:14am
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Connections: New York State Comptroller DiNapoli and youth climate leaders discuss climate action

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli joins us to discuss his latest actions regarding climate, and where the state invests its money. DiNapoli...
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Tue, 07/21/2020 - 10:31am
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Connections: Has the pandemic changed the way Americans view climate action?

Back in March at the outset of the pandemic, we heard predictions that this crisis would change the way Americans view climate action. Months later, we...
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Mon, 07/20/2020 - 10:31am
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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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