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Obama Administration to Announce Plans for 'Climate Hubs'

11:20 AM, Feb 5, 2014

The Obama administration on Wednesday will detail plans to establish seven regional hubs tasked with helping Americans to mitigate the scourge of climate change.

Climate Change Could Spawn More Frequent El Ninos

4:50 PM, Jan 20, 2014

Some of the worst El Niños, the infamous climate patterns that shake up weather around the world, could double in frequency in upcoming decades due to global warming, says a new study out Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

The Front Lines of Climate Change: Charleston's Struggle

8:33 PM, Jan 9, 2014

Local legend has it that the Atlantic Ocean begins here, where the Ashley and Cooper rivers come together to form Charleston harbor, overlooked by a city skyline dotted with church steeples and stately old homes.

Rising Sea Levels Torment Coastal U.S.

8:54 AM, Dec 18, 2013

One block from the beach on the narrow Willoughby Spit, Bob Parsons was watching the weather news on TV in November 2009 when brackish water suddenly oozed up through the wood floors of his home and poured in from the front and back doors.

Sea-Level Rise Threatens Hundreds of U.S. Animal Species

11:35 AM, Dec 11, 2013

Hundreds of species of animals in the U.S. are threatened by sea-level rise due to climate change, according to a report released Tuesday by the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group based in San Francisco.

Climate Change Spreading Serious Diseases

8:40 AM, Dec 5, 2013

Software engineer Andres Chavez is used to doing things quickly, efficiently and correctly. So he knew something was seriously wrong when, on a business trip in 2009, he was so confused he could barely sign a stack of paperwork.


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