The Local Motives team of Nate Murray and Cody Pfister traveled to Texas to learn how climate change is affecting the state’s dairy industry. When it’s very hot, cows produce less milk, have fewer calves, and get sick more often. Farmers and researchers are testing strategies like running sprinklers in barns as the weather warms. Learn more in this video:


Every few weeks, Yale Climate Connections will share a new video from Local Motives. This “On the Road” video web series showcases local perspectives on the challenges and solutions associated with climate change. It is the production of two friends, Nate Murray and Cody Pfister, traveling across the 50 states seeking to establish an authentic conversation about the impacts of climate change.

Samantha Harrington

Samantha Harrington, Associate Editor of Yale Climate Connections, is a journalist and graphic designer, with a background in digital media and entrepreneurship. "Sam" is especially interested in sharing...