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Changing Climate

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

Thursday, Mar 14, 2019 at 05:45 PM EDT

Climate Change Could Change Cost, Taste of Beer

Climate Change Could Change Cost, Taste of Beer

New research says climate change is brewing trouble for the beer industry. Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper explains the impact on the cost and taste of beer.

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 at 04:07 PM EDT

How Cherry Blossoms Are Impacted by Climate Change

How Cherry Blossoms Are Impacted by Climate Change

The iconic cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. are impacted by climate change. Their peak blooms have shifted five days earlier over the past century.

Friday, Mar 15, 2019 at 05:39 PM EDT

DC-Area Students Rally at Capitol for Climate Change Reform

DC-Area Students Rally at Capitol for Climate Change Reform

Thousands of students rallied at the U.S. Capitol on Friday to demand government action on climate change. Many walked out of their classes and took Metro to participate in the rally, which was mirrored by...

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019 at 05:25 PM EST

Warming Climate Could Change Future Valentine's Celebrations

Warming Climate Could Change Future Valentine's Celebrations

Climate change will likely affect supplies of Valentine's Day favorites like champagne and chocolate in the future. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper explains.

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 at 08:59 PM EDT

Campaign Hopes to 'Save' DC's Tidal Basin From Flooding

Campaign Hopes to 'Save' DC's Tidal Basin From Flooding

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced Wednesday plans to partner with the Trust for the National Mall and the National Park Service to update infrastructure at the Tidal Basin. News4's Cory...

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018 at 04:58 PM EDT

DC Awarded for Plans to Curb Climate Change

DC Awarded for Plans to Curb Climate Change

Washington, D.C., is among 20 cities being awarded support for its work to reduce carbon emissions.

Thursday, Jul 12, 2018 at 06:22 AM EDT

Campaign Aims to Map, Understand DC-Area's Heat Islands

Campaign Aims to Map, Understand DC-Area's Heat Islands

Anyone who pays attention to temperatures around Washington and Baltimore knows that it is much warmer in these cities than in the surrounding suburbs, especially at night. This is due to a phenomenon known...

Tuesday, Jan 9, 2018 at 06:44 AM EST

Why Frigid Weather Will Happen Despite a Warming World

Why Frigid Weather Will Happen Despite a Warming World

As with most major winter weather events in the U.S., this bitter blast has sparked some skepticism about global warming and climate change.

Saturday, Apr 29, 2017 at 06:52 PM EDT

Thousands Descend on Washington for Climate Change March

Thousands Descend on Washington for Climate Change March

Thousands of people across the U.S. marched Saturday on President Donald Trump's 100th day in office to demand action on climate change. At the marquee event, the Peoples Climate March in Washington, D.C., tens...

Monday, Jun 5, 2017 at 06:40 PM EDT

DC Mayor Commits to Honoring Paris Climate Accord

DC Mayor Commits to Honoring Paris Climate Accord

President Donald Trump may have pulled the United States out of the Paris climate change accord, but Washington, D.C. will continue to follow it.

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