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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:


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

Al Grauer

Apollo_10_lunar_module-1280x720_small Please see the transcript.

Groks Science Radio Show (Series)

Produced by Charles Lee

Most recent piece in this series:

Apollo's Legacy -- Groks Science Show 2019-07-10

From Charles Lee | Part of the Groks Science Radio Show series | 14:07

Grokscience_small The 50th anniversary of the first landings on the moon mark a notable landmark in the technological achievements of humanity.  But, what is the legacy of the Apollo missions?  On this episode, Dr. Roger Launius discussed the legacy of the moon landings.

Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections July 15 - August 9, 2019

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

Ccyale_240_graybg_small Climate Connections is a 90-second daily (M-F) module that's produced in partnership with the Yale Center for Environmental Communication and hosted by Dr. Tony Leiserowitz. It covers the ways climate change is impacting our lives, and what diverse people and organizations are doing to reduce the associated risks. From energy to public health, from extreme weather to the economy, we’ll connect the dots and bring climate change “down to earth” for your listeners. This 4-week round includes the following pieces:

Air Date - Title

Mon., 7/15 - Helping people could endangered species: As people adapt to climate change, they can unintentionally harm wildlife.

Tue., 7/16 - Christian author sees climate change as a moral issue: ‘Caring for God's creation is one of the most important mandates that he gave us as his children.’     

Wed., 7/17 - Could we use sand or concrete as batteries? The low-cost materials could store energy generated by wind and solar farms.   

Thu., 7/18 - States move to regulate HFCs: The heat-trapping gases are used in refrigerators and air conditioners

Fri., 7/19 - A cost-effective zero-energy house: The Connecticut bungalow shows that climate-friendly construction doesn’t require a bigger budget. 

Mon., 7/22 - Pennsylvania farmer puts his pigs to work: His inventions reduce labor and cut carbon pollution.

Tue., 7/23 - Nonprofit builds an army of climate lobbyists: Citizens’ Climate Lobby is teaching volunteers how to influence politicians

Wed., 7/24 - Heat waves are a threat to public health: Low-income people, who often lack AC, may suffer the most.

Thu., 7/25 - Son of coal country now manages wind farms: Lee Van Horn’s father worked as an underground coal miner.

Fri., 7/26 - Polluted neighborhood preserves green space: Now it’s a refuge for birds — and people, too.

Mon., 7/29 - Farming a forest — and helping the climate: Lincoln Smith’s designs provide food, shade, and carbon storage.

Tue., 7/30 - Miami Beach is trying to save its historic buildings: Some buildings may need to be elevated — and that could get expensive.

Wed., 7/31 - National Aquarium teaches climate science to visitors: ‘We’ve made the decision at the National Aquarium to be bold in our messaging.’

Thu., 8/1 - Why small homes can be appealing: If you share amenities with your neighbors, you can live well at a lower cost.

Fri., 8/2 - How ‘resilience hubs’ could help protect communities: The rest of the year, the spaces could serve communities in other ways

Mon., 8/5 - Conservative says climate should be a priority: He says it’s essential to protect future generations

Tue., 8/6 - Critics challenge insurance companies: The industry has invested hundreds of billions of dollars in fossil fuel companies.

Wed., 8/7 - Energy efficiency can help nonprofits serve more people: Efficient light bulbs will enable a medical facility for the homeless to save $100,000.       

Thu., 8/8 - Hurricane clean-up can be hazardous to your health: But people are learning to stay safe through a program funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.

Fri., 8/9 - How protecting a Pennsylvania stream makes the area more resilient: Protecting a Pennsylvania stream improves resiliency