Changing Climate - NBC 6 South Florida
Changing Climate

Changing Climate

In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Saturday, Sep 21, 2019 at 03:00 PM EDT

GM Electric Car Push Could Mean Fewer and Lower Paying Jobs

GM Electric Car Push Could Mean Fewer and Lower Paying Jobs

If U.S. consumers ever ditch fuel burners for electric vehicles, then the United Auto Workers union is in trouble. Gone would be thousands of jobs at engine and transmission plants across the industrial...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 08:25 PM EDT

'Don't Be a Fossil Fool': Young Protesters Demand Climate Change Action

'Don't Be a Fossil Fool': Young Protesters Demand Climate Change Action

A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. March...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 03:03 PM EDT
|
By Nina Lin

PHOTOS: 'Global Climate Strike' Around the World

From Tokyo to Kabul, and many other cities in between, young activists and their...View gallery

  • New York City
  • Washington, D.C.
  • San Francisco
Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 06:38 PM EDT

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels. The company, which ships...

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 10:04 PM EDT

MSNBC's Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 1

MSNBC's Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 1

U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado worries that American democracy is not up to transitioning to a clean energy economy. Entrepreneur Andrew Yang would invest in the next generation nuclear power and propose a...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 06:13 AM EDT

Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

Where Have the Wild Birds Gone? 3 Billion Fewer Than 1970

North America's skies are lonelier and quieter as nearly 3 billion fewer wild birds soar in the air than in 1970, a comprehensive study shows. The new study focuses on the drop in sheer numbers of birds, not...

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 07:28 AM EDT

How Should the Next President Deal With Climate Change?

How Should the Next President Deal With Climate Change?

Young climate change activists are trying to force global warming to the forefront of the 2020 presidential race, which has so far been dominated by other topics. While candidates have released plans to curb...

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 06:50 PM EDT

Trump Bars California From Setting Stricter Fuel Standards

Trump Bars California From Setting Stricter Fuel Standards

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 03:58 PM EDT

An Island Imperiled: Climate Change Threatens Greenland

An Island Imperiled: Climate Change Threatens Greenland

For many scientists, Greenland is considered “ground zero” for climate change, a place where global warming’s impact is most apparent — and where the effects of rising temperatures, warming oceans and melting...

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 11:39 AM EDT

Al Roker: We Can't Keep Ignoring Climate Change

Al Roker: We Can't Keep Ignoring Climate Change

Climate change affects everybody. It doesn't care if you're black or white, rich or poor, male or female. Climate change affects everybody, and the notion that we can ignore it is just foolhardy. We are talking...

ABOUT US
Here is in-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues. Learn how the effects impact your family, health, money and more
Follow Us
Top Stories
Nurse Charged With Abuse, Neglect After Adopted Girl's Death
Nurse Charged With Abuse, Neglect After Adopted Girl's Death

A registered nurse is facing child abuse and neglect charges after authorities found “suspicious injuries” on her three adoptive daughters.

Woman Dies After Car Goes Into Water Near Bay Harbor Islands
Woman Dies After Car Goes Into Water Near Bay Harbor Islands

A woman who was pulled from a car that went into the water off Bay Harbor Islands in Miami-Dade Wednesday morning has died, officials said.

Cameras Catch Man's Drink Being Drugged by Women at Hard Rock Casino
Cameras Catch Man's Drink Being Drugged by Women at Hard Rock Casino

Authorities are searching for two women who were caught on camera drugging a tourist at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood before they allegedly robbed him at a Dania Beach hotel.

Father of 3 in Coma After Double Hit-and-Run in Plantation
Father of 3 in Coma After Double Hit-and-Run in Plantation

A father of three was left in a coma after police say his car was rear-ended before he was struck by a car in an incident involving two hit-and-run drivers in Plantation.

Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting
Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting

Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America's partners against IS extremists. Hours...

Nearly 50 Pounds of Cocaine Found in Boxes of Oranges at Port Everglades
Nearly 50 Pounds of Cocaine Found in Boxes of Oranges at Port Everglades

Nearly 50 pounds of cocaine were found hidden in boxes of oranges at Port Everglades in Fort Lauderdale in a shipment that came from the Dominican Republic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said.