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Changing Climate

Changing Climate

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

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.

Monday, Aug 19, 2019 at 07:35 PM EDT

Memorial Held for Glacier in Iceland

Memorial Held for Glacier in Iceland

About 100 people attended a memorial for a glacier in Iceland. Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper reports.

Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 at 08:12 PM EDT

DC's Record-High Temperatures Continue to Climb

DC's Record-High Temperatures Continue to Climb

New record-high temperatures continue to be the norm in the District, and a chart with temperatures since 1870 shows how startling the trend is. Storm Team4's Amelia Draper reports on our changing climate.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 07:14 PM EDT

July Likely Hottest Month Ever Globally

July Likely Hottest Month Ever Globally

Storm Team4 Meteorologist Amelia Draper reports there are indicators that July was the hottest month on record globally.

Friday, Aug 2, 2019 at 10:07 AM EDT

Amazon Plans for Solar Energy Project in Virginia

Amazon Plans for Solar Energy Project in Virginia

Amazon has announced two new renewable energy projects, including a solar farm in a Virginia county and a new wind farm planned in Cork, Ireland

Wednesday, Jul 31, 2019 at 05:38 PM EDT

Alaska Records 95 Straight Days of Hotter Than Usual Temps

Alaska Records 95 Straight Days of Hotter Than Usual Temps

Since homes in Alaska are built to keep the heat in, residents are sweltering. Salmon, an Alaskan specialty, are also dying off in the heat. News4's Amelia Draper reports.

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