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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

713-opportunity-nasa_small Please see the transcript.

Groks Science Radio Show (Series)

Produced by Charles Lee

Most recent piece in this series:

Age Reboot -- Groks Science Show 2022-09-28

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

Grokscience_small Advances in the science of aging are revealing new approaches to extending and enhancing the lifespan.  On this episode, Dr. Michael Roizen discussed his book, The Great Age Reboot.

Climate Connections (Series)

Produced by ChavoBart Digital Media

Most recent piece in this series:

Climate Connections October 3 - October 28

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

Podcast_thumbnail_black_2020_240x240_small This month on Climate Connections:

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Mon., 10/3 - Climate change is making rainfall during hurricanes more extreme: And storm surge is getting worse as a result of higher sea levels.

Tue., 10/4 - Front-line health care workers need protection from heat, researcher says: So they can stay safe while helping others.

Wed., 10/5 - How caregivers can help people with dementia prepare for evacuations: Get an emergency kit and care instructions ready ahead of time.

Thu., 10/6 - Teens help plant trees for new ‘cool corridors’ in Phoenix: The city is adding shade trees along busy pedestrian routes.

Fri., 10/7 - Detroit nonprofit inspires youth to pursue environmental careers: Through the Green Door Initiative, students from underserved neighborhoods learn about environmental issues.

Mon., 10/10 - Engineers use the sun to roast New Mexico’s famous green chiles: Traditionally, the peppers are roasted by burning propane, but that releases carbon pollution.

Tue., 10/11 - Man lives on roof to raise money for rooftop solar: Frank Hruska spent a week atop the Habitat for Humanity of South Hampton Roads in Virginia, earning $224,000 in donations.

Wed., 10/12 - Delaware program repairs homes so they can be weatherized: Houses in need of fixes may not be eligible for federal weatherization assistance, so this program makes those repairs happen.

Thu., 10/13 - Extreme heat waves are stunting kids’ growth in West Africa: Heat waves can cause crop failures, worsen poverty, and increase disease prevalence.

Fri., 10/14 - Unauthorized immigrants face challenges during wildfire evacuations: Some don’t have the money to leave. And others don’t receive warnings if they’re provided only in English.

Mon., 10/17 - Fresno youth train as community environmental advocates: Participants in the Transform Youth Leadership Development Program learn about public speaking and community engagement.

Tue., 10/18 - Titanium dioxide coating could keep roads and bike paths cooler: Like mineral sunscreen, it works by reflecting UVA and UVB rays from the sun.

Wed., 10/19 - Cryptocurrencies use more electricity in a year than Norway: But the industry could cause less harm by adopting processes that use less computing power and by switching to renewable energy sources.

Thu., 10/20 - Fire lookout and TikTok star gets her audience thinking about wildfires: She makes funny videos about her job in the New Mexico wilderness.

Fri., 10/21 - Indianapolis adds more than 80 electric and electric-hybrid buses: The transition away from diesel will reduce the fleet’s air pollution.

Mon., 10/24 - New book helps parents have ‘the climate talk’ with kids: It stars a squirrel named Coco.

Tue., 10/25 - California ranch works to replenish groundwater supplies: Rainwater percolates from farm fields into an underground aquifer.

Wed., 10/26 - Economic benefits of wind, solar in rural Appalachia could top $65 billion: Renewable energy projects would generate local tax revenue, land lease payments, and wages.

Thu., 10/27 - Latina leader wants to build a more inclusive climate movement: Latino communities are among the most harmed by climate change, but language barriers and busy work schedules can make it difficult for people to get involved.

Fri., 10/28 - U.S. coal use is falling, but some communities still bear pollution burden: A recent study of 11 states finds that natural gas plants are disproportionately located in communities of color and low-income areas.