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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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Connections: Mary DeMocker on her book, “The Parents’ Guide to Climate Revolution"

Rochester native Mary DeMocker fell in love with nature as a young child, and now, she’s an author and climate activist. In her new book, “The Parents’...
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Thu, 04/04/2019 - 10:28am
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Connections: Peterson Toscano on the intersections of gender, religion, and climate

How can comedy and art be used to address serious issues like race and climate change? Actor and activist Peterson Toscano incorporates storytelling and...
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Mon, 03/25/2019 - 10:46am
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Connections: How local students are participating in "Fridays for Future"

Students from more than 100 countries are holding strikes, protests, and climate-change related events today as part of “Fridays for Future,” a movement...
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Fri, 03/15/2019 - 12:22pm
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Connections: Environmental activist and scientist Sandra Steingraber on environmental stewardship

We continue our series of conversations about statewide efforts to curb climate change. We be joined by Sandra Steingraber, a scientist, climate...
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Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:37am
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Connections: Why climate activists are pushing back against the normalization of extreme weather

There is a discouraging new study about how humans are dealing with climate change. In short, we're getting used to it. And that's dangerous. The study...
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Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:56am
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Connections: New York State's Green New Deal

The Green New Deal is getting most of the attention when it comes to legislative ideas for combating climate change. But individual states are working...
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Thu, 03/07/2019 - 10:57am
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