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Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections November 28 - December 23, 2022

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

Ycc_logo_with_border_small This month on Climate Connections:

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Mon., 11/28 - Climate change made rain more extreme during Pakistan’s deadly 2022 floods: The disaster killed more than 1,500 people and destroyed over 2 million homes.

Tue., 11/29 - Teen school board member wants to expand climate change curriculum: High school senior Shiva Rajbhandari won a seat on the Boise Board of Education in September.

Wed., 11/30 - Unusually warm Pacific Ocean waters contributed to devastating storm in Alaska: The remains of Typhoon Merbok wreaked havoc in the state in September. Warm waters enabled it to form much closer to Alaska than normal.

Thu., 12/1 - How rising sea levels could damage building foundations: Salty water can seep through cracks, corroding steel supports.

Fri., 12/2 - An idea that could help replenish California’s groundwater supplies: Groundwater pumping during droughts is straining the state’s underground aquifers, but this approach might help. 

Mon., 12/5 - The trouble with toilet paper (and other tissue): Many tissue products come with a cost to the climate.

Tue., 12/6 - New solar-powered car designed to travel up to 40 miles on sunshine alone: That’s enough to cover many people’s daily commutes.

Wed., 12/7 - Specialists still assessing damage months after flood soaks Appalachian artifacts: Original recordings, interviews, and film footage were inundated during last summer’s flood in Whitesburg, Kentucky.

Thu., 12/8 - Hydropower could provide electricity to more people in sub-Saharan Africa: And it could be paired with other renewable sources to ensure a reliable energy supply, says Carnegie Mellon researcher Paulina Jaramillo. 

Fri., 12/9 - What’s the difference between a hurricane, a typhoon, and a cyclone? No matter what you call these storms, climate change is making them more dangerous.

Mon., 12/12 - Confusion over food labels creates unnecessary waste and pollution: ReFED, a food waste nonprofit, is pushing for regulations to standardize the dates that appear on food packaging.

Tue., 12/13 - Fayetteville, Arkansas, establishes fund for climate refugees: A resident donated $100,000 to help resettle new people.

Wed., 12/14 - New Jersey wants to restore 10,000 acres of ‘fairy-tale’ forest: Rising seas threaten to kill the state’s dwindling Atlantic white cedar forests.

Thu., 12/15 - Eight states, 30 cities team up to reduce flooding threat along the Mississippi: They’ve partnered with Ducks Unlimited to restore more than 60 wetlands that will hold floodwaters during storms.

Fri., 12/16 - Changing rainfall patterns threaten insects in the tropics: Arthropod populations fall during both drought and periods of heavy rain, recent research finds.

Mon., 12/19 - Nonprofit helps a Detroit neighborhood learn about solar: Many people in the community struggle with expensive electricity bills. Going solar can help.

Tue., 12/20 - Shift in tuna populations could cost small Pacific islands $90 million a year: Warming ocean waters are expected to push the tuna out of the islands’ jurisdiction.

Wed., 12/21 - Community group helps prepare the Anacostia River for climate change: The Anacostia Watershed Society restores wetlands, installs rain gardens, and plants trees that filter pollution and slow stormwater.

Thu., 12/22 - New Orleans company recycles glass by crushing it into sand: Some of Glass Half Full’s sand was used to help restore a marsh damaged by Hurricane Ida.

Fri., 12/23 - How climate change influences ‘lake effect’ snow: As the Great Lakes get warmer and stay ice-free longer in the winter, more evaporation occurs, leading to some heavier snowfalls.

Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

EXP 23-10 E: Yin and Yang, the Play of Opposites, Part 2, Episode 5, 12/9/2022

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the Exploring Music with Bill McGlaughlin series | 59:00

Exploring_music_logo_small This week we continue to hold on to the dragon’s tail listening to the pull of musical opposites. Starting with Samuel Barber and Francisco Tárrega, only Bill knows where this week's musical yin and yang will end! Heaven, Earth, or the abyss! Episode 5 of 5.

The Midnight Special (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

Most recent piece in this series:

MS 22-47: Folk Music with a Sense of Humor, 12/1/2022

From The WFMT Radio Network | Part of the The Midnight Special series | 01:58:30

Enter_logo_small Folk music and farce, show tunes and satire, madness and escape!

Fiesta! (Series)

Produced by The WFMT Radio Network

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This American Life (Series)

Produced by This American Life

Most recent piece in this series:

786: Game Show!, 12/2/2022

From This American Life | Part of the This American Life series | :00

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Pulse of the Planet (Series)

Produced by Jim Metzner

Most recent piece in this series:

Pulse of the Planet December 2022

From Jim Metzner | Part of the Pulse of the Planet series | 04:58

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Soundman's Secret         Hi, I'm Jim  12-Dec-22