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Rasa Kaye
June 30, 2019 - 2:36 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Longer daylight hours and balmy evenings are an attractive invitation to stay outside, whether you putter around in your yard or deck garden after work or get the gang together to hang out at an outdoor venue. ¿Porque no los dos? You can go green while cultivating...
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Climate change may lead to unlikely illnesses in unexpected places, new research suggests.
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June 17, 2019 - 5:52 pm
By Susan Scutti, CNN (CNN) -- Climate change may lead to unlikely illnesses in unexpected places, new research suggests: In the past two years, five cases of Vibrio vulnificus, a flesh-eating bacterial infection spread by handling or eating contaminated seafood, have been tied to Delaware Bay,...
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Flashpoint
June 16, 2019 - 8:53 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week on Flashpoint: Host and KYW Newsradio Community Affairs reporter Cherri Gregg asks the burning questions about climate change. For decades, politicians have debated whether climate change is real, but in recent years the evidence of impact is growing. Cherri...
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The paper, by the Melbourne-based Breakthrough National Center for Climate Restoration, is not a scientific study, but an attempt to model future scenarios based on existing research.
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June 04, 2019 - 8:50 pm
By Julia Hollingsworth, CNN (CNN) -- Twenty days of lethal heat per year. Collapsed ecosystems. And more than 1 billion people displaced. Those are all probable scenarios that could devastate societies by 2050 if swift and dramatic action isn't taken to curb climate change, according to a think...
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Tufted puffins, those adorable black and white birds with big orange beaks, experienced an unusual die-off in the Bering Sea in late 2016 through early 2017. M
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May 29, 2019 - 3:13 pm
By Jen Christensen, CNN (CNN) - - Tufted puffins, those adorable black and white birds with big orange beaks, experienced an unusual die-off in the Bering Sea in late 2016 through early 2017. Massive mortality events like this seem to be increasing, likely because of climate change, according to a...
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President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media before boarding Marine One from the South Lawn of the White House on May 14, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is heading to Louisiana.
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May 28, 2019 - 9:41 am
By Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- The Trump administration is planning to change how it assesses the long-term effects and impacts of climate change, The New York Times reported Monday. The paper said the US Geological Survey will begin to limit in its reports how far into the future it projects the...
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Jim Melwert
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Montgomery County's government is doing its part to help the environment. Montgomery County Commissioner Val Arkoosh said a switch to 100 percent wind energy would cost $24,000 per year, which works out to about 1.5 percent of the county’s electrical costs. “This...
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In this April 25, 2019, photo, science teacher Sarah Ott speaks to her class about climate literacy in Dalton, Ga.
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May 15, 2019 - 10:38 am
By Michael Melia, Associated Press When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she'd never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit's hole of misinformation: Many resources presented online as educational material were actually junk. "It is a pretty scary topic to...
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Kim Glovas
April 29, 2019 - 1:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania has joined 24 other states in a group working to address climate change at the state level. Gov. Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania has joined the U.S. Climate Alliance, a bipartisan group that will implement and uphold policies of the Paris Agreement,...
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Mike Dougherty
April 25, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There was a two-hour hearing in Trenton on Thursday on the effects of climate change in New Jersey. A recent study finds two out of three people are concerned about global warming, but their level of understanding varies greatly. Each expert present at the hearing...
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