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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:

626-Lunar Impactors

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

Gal_earth_moon_small Please see the transcript.

Groks Science Radio Show (Series)

Produced by Charles Lee

Most recent piece in this series:

Homelessness Cures -- Groks Science Show 2021-01-20

From Charles Lee | Part of the Groks Science Radio Show series | 28:30

Grokscience_small The problem of homelessness may seem insurmountable, but there are possible solutions requiring the will to implement them.  On this episode, Dr. Marybeth Shinn discussed her new book, In the Midst of Plenty.

Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections January 25 - February 19, 2021

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

Tony_pic_small This month on Climate Connections: 

Air Date  Title 

Mon., 1/25 - Century-old Michigan home produces more energy than it uses: Even an old building can help slow global warming.

Tue., 1/26 - Lockdowns led to huge drop in global warming pollution: But global emissions rose again as shelter-in-place orders lifted, recent research shows.

Wed., 1/27 - Climate change adds pressures to degraded Everglades: That makes restoration efforts more urgent, says one scientist at the South Florida Water Management District.

Thu., 1/28 - Warmer winters create new risks for cherished Minnesota pastime: Thin, unstable lake ice makes ice fishing more dangerous.

Fri., 1/29 - How solar panels are making Puerto Rico communities more resilient: During a blackout, solar-powered community centers can provide power for equipment and storing medicine.

Mon., 2/1 - Fleas and ticks become year-round nuisance for pets: Warmer weather is helping fleas to stay active and some ticks to move northward.

Tue., 2/2 - Eastern black rail imperiled by habitat loss, sea-level rise: It was recently listed as ‘threatened’ under the Endangered Species Act.

Wed., 2/3 - Some Florida homes could lose 15% in value by 2030: Sea-level rise is causing increasing danger from tidal flooding and storm surge.

Thu., 2/4 - Dynamic glass helps keep offices cool without blocking the view: A micro-thin coating on the glass can tint to reduce glare and heat.

Fri., 2/5 - NFL restores a coral reef near Miami: The reef is close to the site of last year’s Super Bowl.

Mon., 2/8 - Ultrarunner Clare Gallagher speaks up about climate change: ‘Clean air, I think, should just be a way of life.’

Tue., 2/9 - Sea-level rise could threaten coastal nuclear waste facilities: A recent study identified vulnerable sites along the U.S. coast.

Wed., 2/10 - Proposed Indiana park will turn floodwaters into an attraction: The nearby Ohio River is expected to flood more often as a result of climate change.

Thu., 2/11 - Montana fly-fishing lodge copes with warming rivers: Warm water contains less oxygen, which stresses fish.  

Fri., 2/12 - Data center gives new life to site of a former coal plant: The coal plant had been the biggest taxpayer for the city of Hammond, Indiana.

Mon., 2/15 - Flooding problems at D.C. landmarks likely to worsen: Global warming is driving intensifying rainstorms and rising seas.

Tue., 2/16 - Crab speeds up destruction of coastal salt marshes: The marshes help buffer Eastern U.S. coastlines from storms.

Wed., 2/17 - Arkansas school district goes solar, boosts teacher pay: New panels and efficiency measures are saving the district more than $300,000 a year.

Thu., 2/18 - What COVID lockdowns show about a future with electric vehicles: With fewer gas-powered cars on the road, the air could get a lot cleaner.


Fri., 2/19 - Leadership academy to teach Phoenix residents how to reduce urban heat: Planting trees can cool neighborhoods, but people don’t always know where to start.