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Changing Climate

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

Tuesday, Jul 9, 2019 at 11:27 AM EDT

AI Can Help Lessen Dangers of Climate Change, Industry Leaders Say

AI Can Help Lessen Dangers of Climate Change, Industry Leaders Say

Almost everyone agrees that humans caused climate change, and now some scientists and business leaders say it will take superhumans to help fix it. A study co-written by leading academics and business...

Monday, Jul 8, 2019 at 01:59 PM EDT

Alaska's Largest City Sets High-Temperature Record

Alaska's Largest City Sets High-Temperature Record

Alaskans who routinely pack knit caps and fleece jackets in summer on Friday were swapping them for sunscreen and parasols amid a prolonged heatwave. Residents of Anchorage and other south-central cities...

Monday, Jul 1, 2019 at 03:45 PM EDT

Floating Antarctic Ice Goes From Record High to Record Lows

Floating Antarctic Ice Goes From Record High to Record Lows

The amount of ice circling Antarctica is suddenly plunging from a record high to record lows, baffling scientists. Floating ice off the southern continent steadily increased from 1979 and hit a record high...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 05:07 PM EDT

Smoke From US Wildfires Boosting Health Risk for Millions

Smoke From US Wildfires Boosting Health Risk for Millions

Climate change in the Western U.S. means more intense and frequent wildfires churning out waves of smoke that scientists say will sweep across the continent to affect tens of millions of people and cause a spike...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 03:22 PM EDT

Climate Activists Dress as Pikachu and Rally Outside of Japanese Embassy in Manila

Climate Activists Dress as Pikachu and Rally Outside of Japanese Embassy in Manila

Filipino activists from the climate-change group 350.org dressed as Pikachu, the famous Japanese cartoon character, to call on the Japanese government to stop financing coal projects as the country prepares...

Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019 at 04:41 PM EDT

Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami

Calls Increase for Democrats to Face Climate Change in Miami

Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confront climate change squarely during this week's presidential debates...

Monday, Jun 24, 2019 at 07:45 AM EDT

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a 'Health Emergency'

Medical Groups Warn Climate Change Is a 'Health Emergency'

As Democratic presidential hopefuls prepare for their first 2020 primary debate this week, 74 medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate...

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 at 09:08 AM EDT

Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

Restaurants Could Be 1st to Get Genetically Modified Salmon

Inside an Indiana aquafarming complex, thousands of salmon eggs genetically modified to grow faster than normal are hatching into tiny fish. After growing to roughly 10 pounds (4.5 kilograms) in indoor tanks,...

Thursday, Jun 20, 2019 at 12:46 PM EDT

Learn How to Make Your Travel Experience Eco-Friendly

Learn How to Make Your Travel Experience Eco-Friendly

If you’re thinking about traveling this summer for your vacations, consider this: Ecotourism is becoming increasingly popular among travelers lately. You might want to try it, too. You may be wondering what...

Monday, Jun 17, 2019 at 01:36 PM EDT

Ore. Poised to Pass Progressive Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy

Ore. Poised to Pass Progressive Cap-and-Trade Climate Policy

Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global warming. Supporters call...

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Police Shut Down I-95 After Body Found on Highway
Police Shut Down I-95 After Body Found on Highway

State police responded Friday night to reports of a body found on Interstate 95 south of Philadelphia, authorities said.

Girl Falls From Swing Ride at NJ Children's Theme Park
Girl Falls From Swing Ride at NJ Children's Theme Park

An incident involving a ride at a New Jersey theme park injured a guest Friday.

Temporary Restraining Order Filed to Stop Fort Worth Woman's Funeral
Temporary Restraining Order Filed to Stop Fort Worth Woman's Funeral

A temporary restraining order has been filed in a Dallas court to stop the funeral of Atatiana Jefferson, the woman who was shot and killed inside her own home by a Fort Worth police officer.

With Eagles on the Road, I-76 EB to Close Next 2 Weekends
With Eagles on the Road, I-76 EB to Close Next 2 Weekends

Drivers in Philadelphia are in for another couple weekends of traffic headaches on I-76. A stretch of the Schuylkill Expressway, one of the busiest roads in Philadelphia, will be closed for construction. So,...

Shifting Explanations From White House Alarm Some in GOP
Shifting Explanations From White House Alarm Some in GOP

The shifting White House explanation for President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military aid from Ukraine drew alarm Friday from Republicans as the impeachment inquiry brought a new test of their...

Look Inside Refinery Blast: Creepy Vapor Cloud, Then Inferno
Look Inside Refinery Blast: Creepy Vapor Cloud, Then Inferno

The vapor cloud creeping along the ground looks like something out of a Stephen King novel. Soon, the gas plume erupted into a fireball. Here is the first look at video from inside the June refinery disaster in...