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Playlist: Shorts

Compiled By: Rose Weiss

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Travelers In The Night (Series)

Produced by Al Grauer

Most recent piece in this series:

584-Pop Up Comets

From Al Grauer | Part of the Travelers In The Night series | 02:00

Nasa-comet-warming_small Please see the transcript.

Groks Science Radio Show (Series)

Produced by Charles Lee

Most recent piece in this series:

Underwater Blast -- Groks Science Show 2020-03-25

From Charles Lee | Part of the Groks Science Radio Show series | 14:43

Grokscience_small The H.L. Hunley was a civil war submarine whose recovery raised more questions than answers.  On this episode, Rachel Lance discussed her investigation of this subject in her new book, In the Waves.

Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections March 23 - April 17, 2020

From ChavoBart Digital Media | Part of the Climate Connections series | 30:00

Ccyale_240_graybg_small This month on Climate Connections:

Air Date Title

Mon., 3/23 - Citizen science project is changing the climate conversation: It’s ‘a way to start a conversation that wasn’t politicized right from the beginning.’

Tue., 3/24 - Global warming shortens Arctic ice road season: Isolated communities depend on a network of roads on frozen rivers and lakes.

Wed., 3/25 - Remotely managed farms help amateur farmers grow food indoors: An app alerts customers when it’s time to harvest.

Thu., 3/26 - Current oil and gas projects will warm Earth past 1.5°C: Holding warming to only 1.5 degrees Celsius would greatly reduce the consequences of climate change.

Fri., 3/27 -  Designer cuts carbon from her clothing line: She strives to produce low-waste clothing that will last a long time.

Mon., 3/30 -  Amateur team builds ultra-efficient electric car in a barn: Their futuristic car was a serious contender at the Automotive X Prize competition.      

Tue., 3/31 - Global warming fuels tree-killing bark beetles: The beetles have killed more than 5% of the forested area in the Western U.S.

Wed., 4/1 - Tennessee encourages organizations, businesses to cut food waste: More than a third of the food produced in the U.S. goes uneaten.

Thu., 4/2 - Preserving farmland could help the climate, advocate says: If managed well, farmland can soak up heat-trapping carbon pollution.

Fri., 4/3 - Global warming could devastate Mexican fisheries: But with proper management, the fishing industry can continue to thrive.

Mon., 4/6 - Cookbook offers meatless, climate-friendly recipes: ‘Decolonize Your Diet’ includes recipes for pumpkin empanadas, sweet potato tacos, and more.  

Tue., 4/7 - Arctic warming puts ringed seals in peril: ‘They’re likely to become endangered.’

Wed., 4/8 - Dubuque, Iowa, helps residents recover from floods: A comprehensive program aims to address residents’ social and economic needs.

Thu., 4/9 - Monitoring project helps Colorado communities prepare for water shortages: Nine stations in the Roaring Fork Valley are gathering information about the moisture stored in soil.

Fri., 4/10 - Tool helps people choose correct plants for rain gardens: It’s designed for users in the Milwaukee area.

Mon., 4/13 - Catholic institutions divest from fossil fuels: So far, more than 150 Catholic banks, universities, foundations, and others have pledged to end their investments in fossil fuels.

Tue., 4/14 - A horrific drought in the 1870s offers a warning: During the ‘Great Drought,’ crop failures led to famine that killed about 50 million people.

Wed., 4/15 - Toolkit helps developers design affordable, climate-friendly residences: One new solar-powered development in L.A. houses formerly homeless and disabled veterans.

Thu., 4/16 - Training program teaches laborers how to launch sustainable farms: Participants learn how to write business plans, care for chickens, and more.

Fri., 4/17 - New England art project draws attention to global warming: Artist Thomas Starr’s ‘Remembrance of Climate Futures’ project imagines how towns might be affected in the future.