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Changing Climate

In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 07:05 AM EDT

How Climate Change Could Muck Up the Chesapeake's Recovery

How Climate Change Could Muck Up the Chesapeake's Recovery

Due to climate change, storms will likely hit the Chesapeake Bay watershed more often and drop more rain and snow, a serious danger to go with rising seas and rising temperatures. The increased precipitation...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 07:24 PM EDT

Major Emperor Penguin Breeding Ground Gone Barren Since 2016

Major Emperor Penguin Breeding Ground Gone Barren Since 2016

For the past three years, virtually nothing has hatched at Antarctica's second biggest breeding grounds for emperor penguins and the start of this year is looking just as bleak, a new study found. Usually...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 08:11 AM EDT

How Countries Around the World Are Dealing With Climate Change

How Countries Around the World Are Dealing With Climate Change

From trading recyclable items for transportation passes to requiring all public buses be electric, countries are thinking of creative ways to reduce carbon emissions. Climate change continues to threaten...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 08:40 PM EDT

What to Expect for DC's Future Climate as the Earth Warms

What to Expect for DC's Future Climate as the Earth Warms

With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reporting that March 2019 was the second warmest March on record, the reality of climate change is difficult to dispute. But even more concrete are the...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 06:13 PM EDT

Calif. Earth Day Protesters Scale Universal Studios Globe

Calif. Earth Day Protesters Scale Universal Studios Globe

A pair of protesters scaled the globe at Universal Studios in Los Angeles on Monday, waving green flags to call attention on Earth Day to a "climate emergency." The two apparently had affixed themselves to...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 05:16 PM EDT

Buckle Up! Target Brings Back Car Seat Trade-In Event

Buckle Up! Target Brings Back Car Seat Trade-In Event

In honor of Earth Month, Target is giving car seat recycling a boost with the return of its popular trade-in event. Need to update your growing child's old car seat for a new size or just looking to get rid of...

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 08:17 AM EDT

Climate Change Delays Move of National Aquarium Dolphins

Climate Change Delays Move of National Aquarium Dolphins

An aquarium in Maryland has been looking to build a refuge in the tropics for its captive dolphins. But it's having trouble finding the right location because of pollution and warming waters from climate...

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 11:15 AM EDT

DC Heads to 100% Renewable Energy, a Symbolic Move for the Country

DC Heads to 100% Renewable Energy, a Symbolic Move for the Country

As the Trump administration moves to dismantle federal laws to curb greenhouse gas emissions, Washington D.C. is working to bring renewable energy to the White House and the rest of the city. Under a law...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 08:39 AM EDT

Pollen Problems: How Climate Change Supersizes Allergy Season

Pollen Problems: How Climate Change Supersizes Allergy Season

Climate change is changing pollen production patterns and impacting everyone with seasonal allergies. Take a deeper look at the problem and see what you can do to help fight off the coughing and sneezing.

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 at 06:22 PM EDT

For Some Millennials, Climate Change Clock Ticks Louder Than Biological One

For Some Millennials, Climate Change Clock Ticks Louder Than Biological One

The government reported last year that U.S. birth rates had hit a 30-year low, attributed partly to millennials who felt they were under economic duress. But climate concern also appears to be surging, NBC News...

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