Climate Change

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A new UConn study looked at the health of parasites. You know, those horrible ticks and lice and tapeworms that we do our best to avoid? Well, their prospects aren’t looking great and it could have wide-reaching consequences.

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New Haven has been given a class 7 rating by the National Flood Insurance Program. That’s the highest rating available in the state.

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Former Secretary of State John Kerry is at Yale University this academic year to collaborate with faculty and students. This week, he’s hosting a series of talks on the lasting impacts of climate change.

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A few small islands off the coast of Antarctica are the incubator for nearly all the marine life around the world’s southernmost continent. That’s according to new research from Yale and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. The same researchers also believe that climate change on those islands could have a devastating domino effect.

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U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., says President Trump’s removal of the United States from the Paris climate accord is a “devastating failure of historic proportions,” which will go down as one of the worst things to happen in the 21st century.  

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