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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.

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 08:25 PM EDT

'Don't Be a Fossil Fool': Young Protesters Demand Climate Change Action

'Don't Be a Fossil Fool': Young Protesters Demand Climate Change Action

A wave of climate change protests swept across the globe Friday, with hundreds of thousands of young people sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. March...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 05:26 PM EDT

The Blob 2.0: Another Pacific Ocean Heat Wave?

The Blob 2.0: Another Pacific Ocean Heat Wave?

On a quiet Monday afternoon in Santa Cruz, families lounged on the beach as a few swimmers played in the waves and a lone fisherman cast his line in the water from the cliffs off in the distance. It was, by all...

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.

Friday, Sep 20, 2019 at 04:49 PM EDT

MSNBC’s Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 2

MSNBC’s Climate Forum: What Happened on Day 2

Presidential candidates took the stage for a second day Friday to detail their plans for fighting climate change as part of a televised forum hosted by MSNBC. Meanwhile, millions are joining planned demonstrati...

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.

Thursday, Sep 19, 2019 at 06:38 PM EDT

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

'Middle of the Herd' No More: Amazon Tackles Climate Change

Online shopping giant Amazon revealed a carbon footprint Thursday that rivals that of a small country and vowed to reduce the damage to the planet by cutting its use of fossil fuels. The company, which ships...

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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2 Hurt in Gunfire at Philly High School Football Game
2 Hurt in Gunfire at Philly High School Football Game

Two people were shot when gunfire erupted during a Friday night football game between two high schools in Philadelphia.

2 Gunmen Run Around Van Shooting at Each Other in Chester
2 Gunmen Run Around Van Shooting at Each Other in Chester

A wild, close-range shootout on a street in Chester City Friday morning was caught on a surveillance camera and the video was released by police hoping the public will help identify one of the gunmen.

Reward Climbs to $35K as Search for NJ Girl Comes Up Dry
Reward Climbs to $35K as Search for NJ Girl Comes Up Dry

The reward for information leading to a 5-year-old New Jersey girl climbed to $35,000 Friday as a search that involved more than one hundred local and federal officers failed to turn up the missing child.

The Nightmare-Inducing Plan to Decimate Spotted Lanternflies
The Nightmare-Inducing Plan to Decimate Spotted Lanternflies

The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species first spotted in Pennsylvania in 2014. Since then, experts have tried to halt its destructive path. They're even investigating importing a new insect to impregnate...

US to Send Troops to Saudi Arabia, Hold Off on Striking Iran
US to Send Troops to Saudi Arabia, Hold Off on Striking Iran

The Pentagon on Friday announced it will deploy additional U.S. troops and missile defense equipment to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, as President Donald Trump has at least for now put off any...

1 in Custody, Chicago Area Mall Evacuated After Vehicle Drives Inside
1 in Custody, Chicago Area Mall Evacuated After Vehicle Drives Inside

A 22-year-old man is in custody, Schaumburg police said, after a vehicle was driven into an entrance of Woodfield Mall Friday afternoon.