Reality Check: Minnesota And The Climate Change CrisisReleased last year, the National Climate Assessment predicted the kind of historic devastation we're seeing now -- and included dire warnings about the Midwest and Minnesota.
Report: Great Lakes Feeling Effects Of Rapid Climate WarmingThe Great Lakes region is warming faster than the rest of the U.S., a trend likely to bring more extreme storms while also degrading water quality, worsening erosion and posing tougher challenges for farming, scientists reported Thursday.
Students Skip School To Demand Tough Action On Climate ChangeFrom the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, students mobilized by social media and word of mouth skipped class Friday to protest what they believe are their governments' failure to take tough action against global warming.
What’s The Difference Between Climate And Weather?How can it be so cold as the planet heats up? Heather Brown explains the difference between weather and climate.
Viewers Sound Off On Climate Change 'Reality Check'WCCO-TV’s Pat Kessler examined a new report on climate change in Wednesday night’s edition of "Reality Check” -- and it is a topic that has a lot of people talking. President Donald Trump says he doesn't believe the report, but can 300 scientists and 13 federal agencies all be wrong? This topic is really striking a chord with just about everyone; one of the rare topics that affects literally everyone in Minnesota.
Scientist: 'The Warmer It Is, The More Fire We See'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 consumed by flames has more than doubled.
April 2018: Record Cold in the US; Still Hot, GloballyFor many of us, weather (like politics, as Tip O'Neill famously said) is local; it's easy to forget that weather conditions can vary widely.
MN’s Largest Candy Store Dips Into Political Waters With Sign (Again) Minnesota’s Largest Candy Store in Jordan isn’t a stranger to using its sign in a controversial way.
Amount Of Arctic Sea Ice Is 2nd Lowest On RecordThe four lowest seasonal maxima have all occurred during the last four years.
POTUS: East Coast Could Use 'Global Warming' This WeekendPresident Donald Trump says the East Coast "could use a little bit of that good old Global Warming" as bitterly cold temperatures are expected to freeze large swaths of the country this holiday weekend.
Counting Down To Another RecordAt this point the die has been cast and, no matter what happens in December, this year will almost certainly end up as the 3rd warmest on record.
Minnesota Winters Among America's Fastest Warming, Analysis SaysWinters in Minneapolis-St. Paul have each warmed 6.0° F since 1970, behind only Burlington, Vermont.
Iceberg Larger Than Delaware Breaks Off From AntarcticaOne of the biggest icebergs ever recorded, a trillion-ton behemoth more than seven times the size of New York City, has broken off of Antarctica.
Poll: 68% Of Americans Believe Humans Are Causing Climate ChangeA new survey shows concern about climate change is growing in the United States.
When Earth Heats Up, Mammals Shrink, Study SaysWhen Earth warmed suddenly and naturally about 54 million years ago, three different species shrank noticeably.