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Changing Climate

Changing Climate

In-Depth Coverage of Climate Change Issues and the Impact on the DC Area

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 03:01 PM EDT

Fall Is Getting Warmer Due to Climate Change

Fall Is Getting Warmer Due to Climate Change

Washington, D.C has warmed about 1 degree since the 1970s. This can impact your health, money and the fall foliage. Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper has more. 

Tuesday, Sep 17, 2019 at 01:54 PM EDT

Natural History Museum Exhibit Educates on Climate Change

Natural History Museum Exhibit Educates on Climate Change

An interactive new exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History shows why the planet is warming and what impact it could have. The museum’s lead educator says the exhibit offers hope...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 09:25 PM EDT

Climate Change Could Jeopardize Winter Sports, Athletes Say

Climate Change Could Jeopardize Winter Sports, Athletes Say

Professional athletes went to Capitol Hill Thursday to discus climate change's impact on winter sports. Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper reports.

Tuesday, Sep 10, 2019 at 05:52 PM EDT

Data Shows the Ozone Hole is Shrinking

Data Shows the Ozone Hole is Shrinking

There's new evidence the hole in the Antarctic ozone is shrinking. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper explains it's good news for our changing climate.

Sunday, Sep 8, 2019 at 12:29 PM EDT

Maryland County Taking Steps to Protect Bees

Maryland County Taking Steps to Protect Bees

One Maryland county is taking new steps to help protect bees.

Tuesday, Sep 3, 2019 at 07:18 PM EDT

How Warming Waters Intensify Hurricanes

How Warming Waters Intensify Hurricanes

As our extremes become more extreme, hurricanes are no exception. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper explains how climate change is making hurricanes more intense.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 08:25 PM EDT

Some Leaves Are Turning Brown Earlier Than Usual. Here's Why

Some Leaves Are Turning Brown Earlier Than Usual. Here's Why

Leaves are turning brown earlier than usual in Alexandria, and tree experts say dry weather and climate change is to blame.

Friday, Aug 23, 2019 at 06:21 PM EDT

Amazon Rain Forest Fire Could Affect Climate

Amazon Rain Forest Fire Could Affect Climate

The world's biggest rain forest is on fire, and it could have a devastating effect on climate change. Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper reports.

Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019 at 05:27 PM EDT

How Extreme Heat Affects Your Body While Exercising

How Extreme Heat Affects Your Body While Exercising

Extreme heat and humidity can have a big impact on your body, especially when exercising. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper explains.

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2019 at 08:27 PM EDT

Heat Wave Kills Hundreds of Salmon in Alaska

Heat Wave Kills Hundreds of Salmon in Alaska

Scientists say the unprecedented heat wave in Alaska killed hundreds of salmon. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper explains.

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