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From The Northeast Slopes To The West Coast: The Impact Of Our Changing Climate

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Tuesday’s winter storm packed a punch -- bringing some much-needed precipitation to Connecticut.

But was the wet weather enough to hoist the state out of a long-running drought? This hour, we find out and ask whether the region can expect to see consistent dry spells. 

Plus: severe rains in California. We discuss the impact and predictability of extreme weather events across the nation.

And later: a look at how New England’s ski areas are grappling with the effects of global climate change. Are you a skier? Have you been spending more or less time on the slopes?


  • Gary Yohe - Huffington Foundation Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies at Wesleyan University
  • John Dankosky - Executive Editor of the New England News Collaborative and host of NEXT
  • Tom Loring - Training Center Director at Powder Ridge in Middlefield, Connecticut
  • Noelle Tuttle - Communications Manager at Sugarloaf in Carrabassett Valley, Maine
  • Doug Glowacki - Emergency Management Program Specialist for Connecticut’s Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection

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Chion Wolf contributed to this show.

Lucy leads Connecticut Public's strategies to deeply connect and build collaborations with community-focused organizations across the state.

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