John Friedrich and daughter courtesy Yale Climate Connections

Dad: Parents are force for climate action.

John Friedrich says nothing is more powerful than parents defending the best interests of their children.

Why one father sees parents as a force for climate action John Friedrich says nothing is more powerful than parents defending the best interests of their children. 01 : 30

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The unequal impacts of extreme weather.

Submerged cars, people boating down the street, homes stranded in the middle of rising waters … the images of heavy flooding are haunting. And we’re seeing them more often as global warming causes more extreme storms.

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The end of pasta? Not funny!

The end of pasta? Not funny! By Sara Peach on Sep 9, 2016Peterson Toscano was a comedian, not an environmentalist. Then his love of pasta turned him into a climate activist. 01 : 30

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Climate data: Business opportunity?

Asheville North Carolina is called “Climate City” because it’s home to many weather and climate-related organizations. Now it’s building on that reputation.

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Can you hear global warming?

It’s just before sunrise, and Sugarloaf Ridge State Park in California is alive with sound. Birds and insects chatter, a stream burbles by, leaves rustle gently on the trees.

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A living shoreline of oyster shells.

AUDIO A Living Shoreline of Oyster Shells By Sara Peach on Jul 7, 2016Oyster shells create a natural 'living shoreline' to help island residents adapt to rising sea levels. 01 : 30

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A year of fear and distrust in Dukeville.

DUKEVILLE, North Carolina — Deborah Graham’s life changed on April 18, 2015, with the arrival of a letter.

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