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Changing Climate

In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Monday, Apr 29, 2019 at 09:34 PM EDT

Beto O'Rourke Unveils Climate Plan With Yosemite as Backdrop

Beto O'Rourke Unveils Climate Plan With Yosemite as Backdrop

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday announced his first major policy initiative, a $5 trillion plan to combat climate change that he says will keep the Earth from sliding past the point of...

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 at 09:04 AM EDT

Skin Cancer Risks Remain High as Earth's Ozone Faces New Threats

Skin Cancer Risks Remain High as Earth's Ozone Faces New Threats

Exposure to UVB radiation from the sun causes non-melanoma skin cancer and is linked to increased risk of melanoma development, according to the National Cancer Institute. People with fair skin or who are...

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...

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'Temple of Time' Honoring MSD Victims Burned in Tribute
'Temple of Time' Honoring MSD Victims Burned in Tribute

The "Temple of Time" memorial built to honor the lives tragically taken in the Parkland school shooting was reduced to ash Sunday night.

Shirtless Fla. Man Steals Patrol Car; Leads 149 MPH Chase
Shirtless Fla. Man Steals Patrol Car; Leads 149 MPH Chase

A shirtless Florida man stole a Florida Highway Patrol trooper's car and led a chase reaching nearly 150 mph on the Turnpike.

Sunny Isles Police Evacuate Marshalls in Search of Gunman
Sunny Isles Police Evacuate Marshalls in Search of Gunman

Police are searching for a person with a gun on the loose in Sunny Isles Beach.

Trump to DeSantis: Migrants to Florida 'Not Going to Happen'
Trump to DeSantis: Migrants to Florida 'Not Going to Happen'

Gov. DeSantis said President Trump confirmed sending undocumented migrants apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border to South Florida "is not going to happen."

Trump's 'Great Patriot' Farmers Follow Him Into a Trade War
Trump's 'Great Patriot' Farmers Follow Him Into a Trade War

Iowa farmer Tim Bardole survived years of low crop prices and rising costs by cutting back on fertilizer and herbicides and fixing broken-down equipment rather than buying new. When President Donald Trump's...

Miami Gardens Police Searching for Missing Woman
Miami Gardens Police Searching for Missing Woman

The Miami Gardens Police Department is searching for 41-year-old Kameela Russell, who has been missing since Wednesday.