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File photo shows an aerial view of large icebergs floating as the sun rises near Kulusuk, Greenland.
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AP News
September 25, 2019 - 1:37 pm
Sea levels are rising at an ever-faster rate as ice and snow shrink, and oceans are getting more acidic and losing oxygen, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change said in a report issued as world leaders met at the United Nations.
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Trump displays Hurricane Dorian map
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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 12:04 pm
The head of the National Weather Service said forecasters in Birmingham did the right thing Sept. 1 when they tried to combat public panic and rumors that Hurricane Dorian posed a threat to Alabama, a claim made by President Donald Trump. Read more here.
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Workers board up a shop’s window front as they make preparations for the arrival of Hurricane Dorian, in Freeport, Bahamas, Friday, Aug. 30, 2019.
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 7:21 am
Many Florida residents faced a sense of helplessness as they prepared for Hurricane Dorian, which Trump said could be an "absolute monster" of a storm.
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Hurricane Florence
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CNN
August 26, 2019 - 11:06 am
By AJ Willingham, CNN (CNN) — It seems so unfair. In our endless human quest to control everything, the weather has heretofore eluded us. Why can't we make rain? Why can't we stop earthquakes? Why can't we nuke hurricanes into submission? According to a report, President Donald Trump once suggested...
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RMS Titanic
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CNN
August 22, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Madeline Holcombe (CNN) — The RMS Titanic was visited by divers for the first time in 14 years, and the ship that was once a picture of luxury was found in the process of being swallowed up by the ocean floor and ravaged by metal-eating bacteria. A series of five dives were completed this month...
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A satellite image shows a tropical depression spinning between the Bahamas and Florida. Depression
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John McDevitt
August 10, 2019 - 12:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This year's Atlantic hurricane season has the potential to be a very dangerous one, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's updated outlook reports. Scientists predict that there is now a 45 percent chance of an above-normal hurricane season...
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Flooding
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July 10, 2019 - 3:58 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is warning Americans to brace for a "floodier" future. Government scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called sunny day flooding this year because of rising sea levels and an abnormal El Nino...
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Hurricane Florence
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Molly Daly
May 23, 2019 - 5:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has released its forecast for this year's hurricane season. NOAA's Climate Prediction Center is calling for a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season , with a likely range of nine to 15 named storms, packing winds of...
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 In this Aug. 7, 2018 file photo, firefighters monitor a backfire while battling the Ranch Fire, part of the Mendocino Complex Fire near Ladoga, Calif.
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August 19, 2018 - 12:07 pm
As temperatures rise in the U.S. West, so do the flames. The years with the most acres burned by wildfires have some of the hottest temperatures, an Associated Press analysis of fire and weather data found. As human-caused climate change has warmed the world over the past 35 years, the land...
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2018 season may get an early start
CNN
May 24, 2018 - 8:31 pm
By Taylor Ward, CNN (CNN) -- The 2018 hurricane season is shaping up to be "near- or above-normal" -- though not to the degree seen last year, when 17 named storms formed and three major hurricanes struck US soil -- the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, said Thursday. Ten to...
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