Stories tagged: climate
Fri., March 17, 2017, 1:32 p.m.
This week has carried tough blows for the environment, in the form of a White House budget proposal that would slash funding for a variety of climate, energy and environment-related …
Wed., March 15, 2017, 3:35 p.m.
Public concern about climate change in the U.S. is at an all-time high, according to a new Gallup survey – although not too high. Forty-five percent of the poll’s respondents …
Sun., March 12, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
The University of California, San Diego, may accelerate plans to preserve its climate data because of growing concerns among faculty members that the Trump administration could interfere with their work.
Tue., March 7, 2017, 11:58 a.m.
The average statewide snowpack for Oregon is well above normal for March after a harsh winter that featured heavy snow across much of the state. However, hydrologists warn that an …
UPDATED: Tue., March 7, 2017, 9:58 p.m.
The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma, said dozens of tornadoes struck overnight in Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Illinois. The National Weather Service was assessing the exact number and strength …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 8:29 p.m.
A very wet February has dramatically improved the water supply forecast for Washington state.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
A California billionaire has donated $5 million for flood relief efforts in San Jose.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 8:55 a.m.
A northern Illinois man has died after being struck by a tree during a powerful Midwestern storm, raising the death toll for the regional storms to four.
Wed., March 1, 2017, 11:28 a.m.
For the first time in 146 years, the National Weather Service documented no snow on the ground in Chicago in January and February – a record that put a spring …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 7:29 a.m.
A spring-like storm system that killed at least three people as it spawned tornadoes and damaged dozens of homes in the central U.S. rumbled eastward Wednesday, putting about 95 million …
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 28, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Spring has sprung early in much of the U.S., bringing celebrations of shorts weather mixed with unease about climate gone askew. Scientists said Tuesday this could be a potentially record …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 8:46 p.m.
The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
Northern California was battered by another atmospheric river that produced record rainfall and wind gusts that reached 199 mph. The dramatic gusts were recorded high in the Sierra Nevada, where …
Tue., Feb. 21, 2017, 5:24 a.m.
Globally, 2016 was the warmest year on record. In Los Angeles, temperature records were shattered last summer during scorching heat waves that saw highs of 100 degrees for five days …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
A powerful Pacific storm blew into Southern and Central California on Friday with wind-driven heavy rains that downed power lines and electrocuted a man, stranded others in flooded areas and …
Fri., Feb. 10, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
A group of youths who say the government has endangered their future with climate change has added President Donald Trump to the list of people and corporations they blame.
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
The biggest storm to hit the Northeast this winter dropped a foot or more of snow along the New York-to-Boston corridor Thursday, turning roads treacherous, grounding flights and giving millions …
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 12:12 p.m.
A new report has found that Oregon is not reducing greenhouse gas emissions fast enough to meet its goals.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 7 p.m.
The former head of President Donald Trump’s transition team at the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday he expects the new administration to seek significant budget and staff cuts.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
One of two horses found stranded in rural central Idaho was rescued with the help of a group of volunteers and a helicopter. Volunteers with Idaho Horse Rescue on Tuesday …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Sunshine and rainbows alternated with thunderclaps, downpours, snow and hail on Monday as the last in a trio of storms broke up over California after flooding roads and homes and …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 2:48 p.m.
According to the latest federal maps, Southern California is still in a drought. But the dry conditions that have mired the region for more than five years have definitely shifted …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 12:25 p.m.
The entire Hawaiian island of Lanai has not had electrical service since Saturday after strong winds snapped or damaged utility poles.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
In South Carolina, the National Weather Service has confirmed that two tornadoes struck over the weekend, injuring one woman who was trapped in a mobile home that was damaged near …
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Information on the science of human-caused climate change has begun to disappear from Wisconsin state government websites.
Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 9:04 a.m.
Winter’s run of snow and rain goes another round with the West as the first in a series of storms soaks much of California and icy conditions close schools in …
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
The Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is warning that heavy ice on waterways could break apart in some areas, possibly causing ice jams and flooding.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 8:09 a.m.
Bone-chilling temperatures greeted Portland commuters and a derailment near the Rose Quarter caused delays for those who travel by light rail. The temperature dropped into the teens in Portland overnight …
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 7:22 a.m.
A winter storm moved into the southern Plains early Friday amid expectations that its freezing rain and sleet could cripple the region through the holiday weekend.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 10:55 a.m.
Vancouver-area residents are plowing their way through one of the top 10 snow events in the past 100 years.