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Changing Climate

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

Apr 26, 2019

How Your Kitchen Plays a Big Role in Your Carbon Footprint

How Your Kitchen Plays a Big Role in Your Carbon Footprint

In fact, when it comes to food waste, consumers are frequently the ones doing the least in dealing with the problem, costing not just the environment but their own wallets in the process. Here are some companies

Apr 23, 2019

Broccoli City Wants to Make the Environment Cool Again

Broccoli City Wants to Make the Environment Cool Again

You might recognize the name Broccoli City as an annual music and culture festival popular in D.C. for its incredible lineup. But you might not know that the festival's main mission is driving millennials...

Apr 22, 2019

How a Changing Climate Impacts Our Weather and Our World

How a Changing Climate Impacts Our Weather and Our World

Human activity is shifting the natural balance of our atmosphere by dramatically increasing the levels of greenhouse gases. These gases, such as carbon dioxide, are created when humans burn fossil fuels,...

Apr 22, 2019

What to Expect for DC's Future Climate as the Earth Warms

What to Expect for DC's Future Climate as the Earth Warms

With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reporting that March 2019 was the second warmest March on record, the reality of climate change is difficult to dispute.

Apr 21, 2019

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...

Apr 5, 2019

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.

Jan 9, 2018

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.

Jun 5, 2017

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.

Apr 29, 2017
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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...View gallery

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