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Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 11:42 AM EDT

Environmental Groups to Sue Shell Over Climate Change

Environmental Groups to Sue Shell Over Climate Change

Climate activists delivered a court summons Friday to oil company Shell in a court case aimed at forcing it to do more to rein in carbon emissions. Friends of the Earth Netherlands, one of the groups involved...

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 04:07 PM EDT

How Cherry Blossoms Are Impacted by Climate Change

How Cherry Blossoms Are Impacted by Climate Change

The iconic cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. are impacted by climate change. Their peak blooms have shifted five days earlier over the past century.

Monday, Apr 1, 2019 at 12:12 PM EDT

Al Roker Travels to the Arctic for Firsthand Look at Climate Change

Al Roker Travels to the Arctic for Firsthand Look at Climate Change

What happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic. And scientists studying global warming are trying to learn why, TODAY reports. That’s why Al Roker headed to Utqiagvik, Alaska, considered ground zero for...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 12:42 AM EDT

It’s Not You. Allergy Seasons Are Getting Longer and Worse

It’s Not You. Allergy Seasons Are Getting Longer and Worse

If it feels like the annual allergy season is getting longer and worse, it’s because it is. Climate researchers say rising temperatures and higher concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are...

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 at 01:58 AM EDT

Cities Around the World Turn Off Lights to Mark Earth Hour

Cities Around the World Turn Off Lights to Mark Earth Hour

Cities around the world marked Earth Hour on Saturday by turning off lights at 8:30 p.m. local time in a call for global action on climate change. Earth Hour, spearheaded by the World Wildlife Fund, calls...

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 at 10:29 PM EDT

Judge Restores Obama-Era Drilling Ban in Arctic

Judge Restores Obama-Era Drilling Ban in Arctic

President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. judge said in a ruling that restored...

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 at 06:22 PM EDT

New York Poised to Become 3rd State to Ban Plastic Bags

New York Poised to Become 3rd State to Ban Plastic Bags

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and fellow Democrats who control the Legislature reached a deal Friday to make New York the third state with a ban on single-use plastic grocery bags as they worked to finalize budget...

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 at 09:52 PM EDT

US Sues California, Says Water Policy Violates Law

US Sues California, Says Water Policy Violates Law

The federal government sued California on Thursday over a water policy it said violates the state's environmental protection law. The U.S. Department of Justice filed suit in Sacramento federal court to block a...

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 at 12:22 PM EDT

Senate Shuns Green New Deal Amid Claims of Bad Faith

Senate Shuns Green New Deal Amid Claims of Bad Faith

The Senate turned away from the Green New Deal on Tuesday as both parties shunned an opportunity to debate a comprehensive climate change plan offered by Democrats. Republicans in the GOP-controlled Senate...

Monday, Mar 25, 2019 at 03:45 PM EDT

Key Melting Greenland Glacier Is Growing Again — For Now

Key Melting Greenland Glacier Is Growing Again — For Now

A major Greenland glacier that was one of the fastest shrinking ice and snow masses on Earth is growing again, a new NASA study finds. Around 2012, the Jakobshavn glacier was retreating about 1.8 miles (3...

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Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Feeding Our Families Food Drive Postponed
Joining together to help Tri-State food banks replenish non-perishable supplies and sustain essential anti-hunger efforts, NBC Connecticut / WVIT, Telemundo Connecticut / WRDM and Stop & Shop are coming together... Read more
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