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Possibly looks at the science behind proposed environmental solutions - helping you cut through the noise and make choices that, possibly, will make a difference.

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Dryers do use a lot of energy. If you were to rank your household appliances by how much energy they use, your dryer would probably come in 3rd, ri...

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  • Added: May 29, 2020
  • Length: 03:13
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Caption: Anaerobic digester
It turns out, there's a way to capture methane before it leaks into the atmosphere. In the case of a landfill, you can cover the surface and then i...

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  • Added: May 28, 2020
  • Length: 03:50
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Caption: Gas furnace
Methane is a gas that’s created when something organic decomposes in a location that doesn’t have oxygen. The largest human-caused source of metha...

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  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 03:21
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Yes. Global warming increases the intensity of our weather because it causes temperatures to rise, which leads to more water evaporation. When thos...

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  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 03:52
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Today we’re answering a question that has been on a lot of people’s minds during the COVID-19 quarantine: while we’re limiting trips to the store, ...

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  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 03:31
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If you haven’t used a bidet before, it looks pretty much like a toilet bowl with a tap on one side that gives you a rinse after you go. Bidets or s...

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  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 03:50
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Caption: Sea turtle caught in a ghost net
Driftnets are fishing nets that have largely fallen out of fashion because they can accidentally catch other marine life. But it's still legal to u...

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  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 03:41
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Caption: The Mumbai skyline during COVID-19, Credit: Isha Chawla
Air quality has definitely improved during the pandemic. Air monitoring stations in Rhode Island and the greater Northeast have seen about a 30% de...

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  • Added: May 26, 2020
  • Length: 03:56
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Caption: Antarctic blue whale, Credit: Isabel Beasley
Today we’re going to focus on some positive news — a bright spot. Scientists have noticed something remarkable about blue whales— after years of ne...

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  • Added: May 25, 2020
  • Length: 04:00
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Caption: Recycling contaminated by food and liquid spills. , Credit: Photo from RI Resource Recovery.
What items can be recycled, and what are the most common recycling mistakes?

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  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 02:27
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