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MPR News Chief Meteorologist Paul Huttner discusses the latest research on our changing climate.

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MPR News Chief Meteorologist Paul Huttner discusses the latest research on our changing climate.

    Pandemic bike boom paves way for greener streets

    Pandemic bike boom paves way for greener streets

    A survey of residents in six European countries found 75 percent of respondents supported maintaining changes to streets that have allowed for more biking and socially-distant walking during the pandemic.

    • 4 min
    Climate change affecting wild rice

    Climate change affecting wild rice

    Climate change is taking a significant toll on wild rice in Minnesota and Wisconsin. The crop failure rate has gone from 25 percent to 50 percent on some lakes, and the plant's significance to Ojibwe communities makes finding a solution all the more delicate — and dire.

    • 8 min
    Poor birth outcomes associated with climate change

    Poor birth outcomes associated with climate change

    Of more than 32 million births in the United States, more than 80 percent had problems associated with heat or air pollution, suggesting that climate change is significantly affecting birth outcomes.

    • 4 min
    'Black lives impacted by two inhospitable climates'

    'Black lives impacted by two inhospitable climates'

    Sam Grant, the executive director of MN350, says the mainstream environmental movement needs to recognize ‘people are a part of nature.'

    • 12 min
    New Jersey requires comprehensive climate education

    New Jersey requires comprehensive climate education

    New Jersey has become the first state to require climate change lessons across grade levels and disciplines.

    • 4 min
    To prevent a pandemic, fight climate change

    To prevent a pandemic, fight climate change

    Climate change has exacerbated some of the health inequities behind disparities in COVID-19 cases.

    • 3 min

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