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Changing Climate

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

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.

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 07:11 AM EDT

3 DC Entrepreneurs Share How They're Fighting Climate Change

3 DC Entrepreneurs Share How They're Fighting Climate Change

Sam Teicher remembers coral reefs brimming with schools of fish, turtles and dolphins. Now, when he revisits those places, “it’s like entering an elephant graveyard,” he said. Since Teicher, 29, was scuba...

Monday, Apr 22, 2019 at 10:51 AM EDT

How to Switch to Clean Energy in Maryland, DC and Virginia

How to Switch to Clean Energy in Maryland, DC and Virginia

Switching from coal and fossil fuels to clean energy sources can be a hard task. But in recent years, Maryland, D.C. and Virginia have passed legislation to make it easier for residents to make the leap. Here...

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 12, 2019 at 12:03 PM EDT

Warming Climate to Force Plants to Move North

Warming Climate to Force Plants to Move North

With warming temperatures in the last few decades, plant zones have shifted. Plants are being forced to move north to stay alive in today's changing climate. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper reports.

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 at 08:55 AM EDT

Climate Change Will Crush Real Estate Values for Investors Who Don’t Prepare, New Report Says

Climate Change Will Crush Real Estate Values for Investors Who Don’t Prepare, New Report Says

For any investor, measuring opportunity against risk is critical. And for real estate investors in particular, risk is rising exponentially in the age of climate change. To that end, big real estate firms...

Monday, Apr 8, 2019 at 12:35 PM EDT

Glaciers Are Shrinking Faster Than Scientists Thought: Study

Glaciers Are Shrinking Faster Than Scientists Thought: Study

Earth's glaciers are melting much faster than scientists thought. A new study shows they are losing 369 billion tons of snow and ice each year, more than half of that in North America. The most comprehensive...

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 11:30 PM EDT
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By Gina Cook

Thousands Demand Action on Climate Change in DC

Tens of thousands of people marched through the nation's capital demanding polit...View gallery

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Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 at 01:42 PM EDT

It’s Not You. Allergy Seasons Are Getting Longer and Worse

It’s Not You. Allergy Seasons Are Getting Longer and Worse

If it feels like the annual allergy season is getting longer and worse, it's because it is. Climate researchers say rising temperatures and higher concentrations of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere are...

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