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Electric Vehicle Resources

Despite widespread awareness in a short period of time, electric vehicles(EVs) haven’t achieved mainstream adoption, making up about 2% of vehicle sales.  The adoption rate(the rate that we replace fossil fuel run machinery with clean […]

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Plant for the pollinators this winter!

The Seed Library at Hamden Public Library is distributing seeds of plants that boost the work of our dwindling pollinators. Many of these plants are native either to the Northeast or to Connecticut; others are […]

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Edward O. Wilson, June 10, 1929- December 26, 2021

Edward O. Wilson was an American biologist and the leading authority on ants whose study led to some of the biggest and most provocative scientific ideas of the 20th century—the biological basis to human behavior(sociobiology) and […]

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Climate Change: Extreme Heat and Health in Connecticut

Heat waves are becoming more common and extreme heat is becoming more of a health concern across the United States.  Since 1970, the average temperature in Connecticut has increased 2.8 degrees Fahrenheit.  That is significantly […]