climate action

Connections: Understanding the role of the Office of Renewable Energy Siting

We have a conversation about the new Office of Renewable Energy Siting . The office streamlines and expedites the siting of large-scale renewable energy...
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Thu, 11/12/2020 - 9:28am
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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: What do you need to know about the RG&E rate case hearing?

Have you ever looked at your RG&E statement and wondered how the energy rates and delivery charges are determined? About every three years, when the...
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Wed, 08/19/2020 - 10:40am
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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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Connections: How climate change affects the health of at-risk communities

The Rochester Regional Group of the Sierra Club has postponed its Earth Day Environmental Forum, but its members are pushing forward with their work. We...
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Thu, 04/16/2020 - 10:16am
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Connections: Discussing local climate action efforts

Earth Day is coming, and even during the pandemic, there's a lot going on. We talk with guests who are engaged in the following efforts: Developing a ...
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Wed, 04/08/2020 - 10:19am
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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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Environmental advocates commend and challenge Cuomo's climate initiative budget

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced his first priority in his New York state budget announcement on Tuesday: climate action. The $33 billion plan includes...
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Wed, 01/22/2020 - 11:32am
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