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Changing Climate

Changing Climate

In-depth coverage of our climate change issues and the impact on the Philly area

Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019 at 04:04 PM EDT

Football Season is Heating Up...Literally

Football Season is Heating Up...Literally

From Friday night lights to the NFL, temperatures on the gridiron are rising and the impacts are being felt.

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 02:45 PM EDT

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities Monday, kicking off a wide-ranging series of worldwide protests demanding much more urgent action against climate...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 06:26 AM EDT

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care for the Amazon and its indigenous people amid threats from forest fires, development and what he called...

Thursday, Jul 25, 2019 at 01:57 PM EDT

Wind Turbines Above the Linc Disappeared. What Happened?

Wind Turbines Above the Linc Disappeared. What Happened?

The large wind turbines twirled for nearly a decade above Lincoln Financial Field, where the Philadelphia Eagles play home games. Now, they're gone, having disappeared in the last couple months.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at 10:13 AM EDT

Pennsylvania to Move Forward on Power Plant Emissions Cap

Pennsylvania to Move Forward on Power Plant Emissions Cap

Gov. Tom Wolf's administration will start working to bring Pennsylvania into a regional consortium that sets a price and caps on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, part of the Democrat's agenda to fight...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 04:46 PM EDT

More Pollen, More Problems from Climate Change

More Pollen, More Problems from Climate Change

NBC10 is looking at the effects of climate change now and in the future. NBC10 First Alert Weather meteorologist Krystal Klei spoke with some experts who say climate change may mean bigger pollen problems.

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 10:17 AM EDT

President's Windmill Hatred Is a Worry for Booming Industry

President's Windmill Hatred Is a Worry for Booming Industry

The winds are blowing fair for America's wind power industry, making it one of the fastest-growing U.S. energy sources. Land-based turbines are rising by the thousands across America, from the remote Texas...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 11:27 AM EDT

'Storms on Steroids': More Warnings, Tornadoes This Year

'Storms on Steroids': More Warnings, Tornadoes This Year

The seemingly daily threat of thunderstorms this week illustrates a bigger picture: climate change melting ice in the Arctic has pushed the jet stream south — to us — and allowed for the kind of conditions that...

Thursday, Aug 8, 2019 at 06:30 PM EDT

Extreme Rain Events Are Getting Worse

Extreme Rain Events Are Getting Worse

Storms that produce at least one inch of rain, storms that produce at least two inches of rain and storms that produce at least three inches of rains have all steadily increased in frequency since 1950. Not...

Friday, Aug 9, 2019 at 06:40 AM EDT

Philly's Drinking Water Threatened by Climate Change

Philly's Drinking Water Threatened by Climate Change

Heavier rainfall means more flooding. Flooding in populated areas can lead to contaminated drinking water when overflowing stormwater drains overwhelm sewer systems. Severe storms and flooding have increased...

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Closing Arguments Set to Begin in Rittenhouse Stabbing Trial
Closing Arguments Set to Begin in Rittenhouse Stabbing Trial

Closing arguments are set to begin Wednesday in the highly watched trial of a 22-year-old bike delivery man accused of stabbing and killing a 37-year-old real estate developer last year in Rittenhouse Square....

Mom Charged With Killing 2 Daughters, Husband in Home
Mom Charged With Killing 2 Daughters, Husband in Home

A woman accused of killing her two young daughters as well as her husband before shooting herself inside their Northeast Philadelphia home is now charged with three counts of murder.

Grab an Umbrella, Patience: Rain Expected for Commute Home
Grab an Umbrella, Patience: Rain Expected for Commute Home

Grab your umbrella Wednesday morning because heavy rain is expected to dampen your afternoon and evening, hitting hardest during the p.m. commute home.

Cherry Hill School Board Approves Controversial School Lunch Policy
Cherry Hill School Board Approves Controversial School Lunch Policy

Cherry Hill school board leaders approved a lunch policy Tuesday which allows students with overdue accounts to get a hot meal but prevents them from attending the prom, after school activities and class trips....

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DNA Leads to Arrest in 1993 Rape, Police Say

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Top Moments From the 4th Democratic Presidential Debate

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