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Changing Climate

In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Sunday, Dec 1, 2019 at 02:43 AM PST

Warming Toll: 1 Degree Hotter, Trillions of Tons of Ice Gone

Warming Toll: 1 Degree Hotter, Trillions of Tons of Ice Gone

Since leaders first started talking about tackling the problem of climate change, the world has spewed more heat-trapping gases, gotten hotter and suffered hundreds of extreme weather disasters. Fires have...

Saturday, Nov 30, 2019 at 07:42 AM PST

Science Warnings, US Exit Add Urgency to UN Climate Talks

Science Warnings, US Exit Add Urgency to UN Climate Talks

Mass protests, a last-minute venue change and talk of climate tipping points are adding some unplanned drama to this year's international talks on tackling global warming. Delegates from almost 200 countries...

Wednesday, Nov 27, 2019 at 03:35 AM PST

'Tonight': Bernie Sanders Has Bad News About Climate Change

'Tonight': Bernie Sanders Has Bad News About Climate Change

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders discusses the dangerous realities of climate change, his comprehensive proposal to take on the fossil fuel industry to protect our planet and why his Medicare...

Monday, Nov 25, 2019 at 10:50 AM PST

Carbon Dioxide in Earth's Atmosphere Reaches Record High

Carbon Dioxide in Earth's Atmosphere Reaches Record High

The concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere has reached a record high, according to a report released Monday by the World Meteorological Organization. The findings follow a trend that shows the...

Tuesday, Nov 26, 2019 at 08:59 AM PST

Arrests Made After Protesters Interrupt Yale-Harvard Game

Arrests Made After Protesters Interrupt Yale-Harvard Game

Protesters wearing the colors of both Harvard and Yale staged a sit-in at midfield of Yale Bowl during halftime of the 136th edition of the annual football rivalry known as The Game. Most left after about an...

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Visiting the Beach? Here's What to Know After This Weekend's Rain
Visiting the Beach? Here's What to Know After This Weekend's Rain

A beach water use advisory cautioning people to avoid swimming in ocean water around discharging storm drains, as well as creeks and rivers, has been extended in Los Angeles County.

Sesame Street Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Dies at 85
Sesame Street Puppeteer Caroll Spinney Dies at 85

Caroll Spinney, who gave Big Bird his warmth and Oscar the Grouch his growl for nearly 50 years on “Sesame Street,” died Sunday at the age of 85 at his home in Connecticut, according to the Sesame Workshop. Sp...

Rapper Juice Wrld Dead at 21 After 'Medical Emergency'
Rapper Juice Wrld Dead at 21 After 'Medical Emergency'

Authorities say Chicago-area rapper Juice WRLD has been pronounced dead after a "medical emergency'' at Midway International Airport. The Cook County medical examiner's office says it was notified Sunday of the...

You Can Provide Help 4 the Hungry Along With NBC4
You Can Provide Help 4 the Hungry Along With NBC4

NBC4 is bringing back the award-winning Help 4 the Hungry food donation drive, from Nov. 22 to Dec. 24, 2019. Donate $5 or $10 at checkout at any Ralphs or Food 4 Less supermarket with all proceeds going to...

Base Shooter Watched Shooting Videos Before Attack: Official
Base Shooter Watched Shooting Videos Before Attack: Official

A US official says the Saudi student who fatally shot three sailors at Naval Air Station Pensacola had hosted a dinner party earlier in the week to watch videos of mass shootings. The official says a second...

Man Killed In Drive-By Shooting in Downtown Los Angeles
Man Killed In Drive-By Shooting in Downtown Los Angeles

A man was shot and killed Sunday morning during a drive-by shooting in downtown Los Angeles.