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Changing Climate

In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Monday, Dec 2, 2019 at 07:55 AM EST

Scientists Race to Document Puerto Rico's Coastal Heritage

Scientists Race to Document Puerto Rico's Coastal Heritage

A group of U.S.-based scientists is rushing to document indigenous sites along Puerto Rico's coast dating back a couple of thousand years before rising sea levels linked to climate change destroy a large...

Monday, Dec 2, 2019 at 12:09 PM EST

UN Chief Urges Countries Not to Surrender on Climate Fight

UN Chief Urges Countries Not to Surrender on Climate Fight

U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres urged countries Monday not to lose hope in the fight against climate change, as representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Madrid for a two-week meeting on...

Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 10:52 AM EST

UN Chief Warns of 'Point of No Return' on Climate Change

UN Chief Warns of 'Point of No Return' on Climate Change

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the world's efforts to stop climate change have been "utterly inadequate" so far and there is a danger global warming could pass the "point of no...

Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 05:43 AM EST

Warming Toll: 1 Degree Hotter, Trillions of Tons of Ice Gone

Warming Toll: 1 Degree Hotter, Trillions of Tons of Ice Gone

Since leaders first started talking about tackling the problem of climate change, the world has spewed more heat-trapping gases, gotten hotter and suffered hundreds of extreme weather disasters. Fires have...

Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 at 10:42 AM EST

Science Warnings, US Exit Add Urgency to UN Climate Talks

Science Warnings, US Exit Add Urgency to UN Climate Talks

Mass protests, a last-minute venue change and talk of climate tipping points are adding some unplanned drama to this year's international talks on tackling global warming. Delegates from almost 200 countries...

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First Alert: Accumulating Snow Possible Wednesday Morning
First Alert: Accumulating Snow Possible Wednesday Morning

NBC Connecticut Meteorologists are tracking our next storm system which will bring rain, wind, and snow by Wednesday morning.

Spinney's Legacy Lives On at UConn
Spinney's Legacy Lives On at UConn

Caroll Spinney – the legendary puppeteer behind Big Bird as well as Oscar the Grouch – passed away at his home in Connecticut on Sunday.

Longtime Connecticut News Anchor Denise D'Ascenzo Dies Suddenly
Longtime Connecticut News Anchor Denise D'Ascenzo Dies Suddenly

Longtime Connecticut news anchor, Denise D'Ascenzo has died, according to WFSB-TV.

Blue Back Mitten Run Held in West Hartford
Blue Back Mitten Run Held in West Hartford

It was a day of giving back in West Hartford during the Hartford Marathon Foundation's annual blue back mitten run.

Judiciary Hearing Sets Stage for Impeachment Charges
Judiciary Hearing Sets Stage for Impeachment Charges

Pushing ahead with articles of impeachment, the House Judiciary Committee convenes Monday to formally receive the investigative findings against President Donald Trump as the White House mounts an aggressive...

21-Year-Old Man Killed in Shooting in Hamden
21-Year-Old Man Killed in Shooting in Hamden

Hamden police are investigating a homicide after a 21-year-old man was found lying in the middle of a street with a gunshot wound early Sunday morning.