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In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 04:55 AM PDT

Many Online Climate Change Lessons Are Actually Junk

Many Online Climate Change Lessons Are Actually Junk

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...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 11:07 AM PDT

Carbon Dioxide Reaches Levels Not Seen in 3 Million Years

Carbon Dioxide Reaches Levels Not Seen in 3 Million Years

This weekend, Earth's atmosphere had a concentration of carbon dioxide last seen more than 3 million years ago, before humans had evolved, NBC News reported. The greenhouse gas was detected at 415 parts per...

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 04:32 AM PDT

Is Sea Rise Wrecking Coastal Home Values? The Answer: Maybe

Is Sea Rise Wrecking Coastal Home Values? The Answer: Maybe

For sale: waterfront property with sweeping views of the Atlantic Ocean. Waves erode beach regularly. Flooding gets worse every year. Saltwater damage to lawn. Asking price: anyone's guess. Some research...

Monday, May 13, 2019 at 03:47 PM PDT

NYC Mayor Holds Green New Deal Rally in Trump Tower's Lobby

NYC Mayor Holds Green New Deal Rally in Trump Tower's Lobby

Mayor Bill de Blasio scheduled a rally Monday morning at President Donald Trump’s doorsteps — right in the lobby of Trump Tower — to promote the city's Green New Deal which aims to make the city carbon-neutral...

Saturday, May 11, 2019 at 10:08 AM PDT

UN: Plastic Waste Pact Approved With US Among Few Holdouts

UN: Plastic Waste Pact Approved With US Among Few Holdouts

Almost every country in the world has agreed on a legally binding framework for reducing polluting plastic waste, with the United States a notable exception, United Nations environmental officials said...

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Loss for Non-Profit That Provides Therapy for Disabled Veterans
Loss for Non-Profit That Provides Therapy for Disabled Veterans

A huge loss happened just days before Memorial Day Weekend for a Temecula non-profit that provides therapy for disabled veterans.

How to Get to the SD County Fair
How to Get to the SD County Fair

It's going to be an “Oz-some” summer, San Diego! The San Diego County Fair returns to the Del Mar Fairgrounds on May 31st. But how can you avoid traffic getting to the fairgrounds? And how much do you have to...

What's Open, Closed on Memorial Day 2019
What's Open, Closed on Memorial Day 2019

Here is a list of what will be opened and closed on Memorial Day.

Recovery Mission for Person Lost Underwater Near Oceanside Pier
Recovery Mission for Person Lost Underwater Near Oceanside Pier

A search was called off for an Escondido man who became lost near the Oceanside Pier Saturday morning, according to the Oceanside Harbor Police

Amid Trade Tensions, Trump and Abe Tee Off
Amid Trade Tensions, Trump and Abe Tee Off

Golf never seems to be far behind whenever President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe get together. So on Sunday, during a four-day state visit to Japan, the president jumped aboard the...

NBC 7 Investigates Launches New Podcast: INSIGHT
NBC 7 Investigates Launches New Podcast: INSIGHT

INSIGHT Episode Two centers around the team’s investigation into a San Diego-based porn company, accused of tricking young women into having sex on camera.