Sections

Weather Forecast

Close

Climate change

January 14, 2019
An aerial view of the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, in Antarctica, in 2017. Scientists are racing to understand what is happening to the ice shelf as the planet warms around it. They are also trying to measure the role of human-caused climate change in weakening other parts of the West Antarctic ice sheet, and to fathom how damaging warming seas and changing wind patterns might ultimately prove to be. (Jonathan Corum/The New York Times)
Ice loss from Antarctica has increased sixfold since the 1970s, research finds
January 14, 2019 - 3:40pm
January 7, 2019
Reader Opinion: Fake science
January 7, 2019 - 11:30am
January 2, 2019
Climate change increases crop specialization risks in Midwest, study suggests
January 2, 2019 - 6:00am
December 27, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was elected to Congress in 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
'Green New Deal' divides Democrats intent on addressing climate change
December 27, 2018 - 8:23pm
December 21, 2018
Tom Eastman commutes back and forth to his job at University of North Dakota Facilities on a bike, year-round. He's made the four-mile commute for the past nine years and does it to reduce his carbon footprint. Eric Hylden / Forum News Service
Everyday choices can affect carbon emissions
December 21, 2018 - 2:46pm
December 20, 2018
Sarah Lovas and her husband, Jason Lovas, are fourth-generation farmers near Hillsboro and raise wheat, corn and soybeans.  Eric Hylden / Forum News Serviceplay button
Seasons of change: Changes in agriculture tied to changing weather as well as science improvements
December 20, 2018 - 6:00am
December 17, 2018
A helicopter flies low so this bull moose can be darted with a tranquilizer in January 2013 in northeast Minnesota. Moose numbers in northern Minnesota have declined, and researchers attribute at least some of the decline to climate change. Courtesy of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources
‘It’s never been so extreme’: Climate change has varying effect on wildlife, plant species
December 17, 2018 - 5:42pm
December 16, 2018
National Weather Service Graphic
Impacts of climate change felt in region, but uncertainty lingers on the causes
December 16, 2018 - 6:30am
December 10, 2018
Smokestacks and cooling towers emit smoke and water vapor at the RWE AG owned coal-fired power station Neurath near Bergheim, Germany. Bloomberg photo by Wolfgang von Brauchitsch
Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home, overseas
December 10, 2018 - 8:54am
Reader Opinion: Time to fight climate change
December 10, 2018 - 8:30am
November 27, 2018
President Donald Trump sits at his desk in the Oval Office during an interview Tuesday with The Washington Post. Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford
Trump slams Fed chair, questions climate change and threatens to cancel Putin meeting
November 27, 2018 - 8:38pm
November 25, 2018
Duluth police talk with Wells Fargo bank employees last January during a protest at the bank. Scott Bol (center) had locked himself to the security gate with a bicycle lock around his neck, preventing the bank from opening. Bol is one of three defendants who said in court that their actions were justified to defend the environment. Forum News Service file photo
Climate change has its day in Duluth courtroom
November 25, 2018 - 4:45pm
November 23, 2018
President Donald Trump speaks with Gavin Newsom, left, California's governor-elect, as they toured fire-ravaged homes in Paradise, Calif., Nov. 17, 2018. As the death toll from California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire continued to rise, Trump toured the area alongside two of his vocal critics. (Tom Brenner/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Major Trump administration climate report says damages are 'intensifying across the country'
November 23, 2018 - 3:37pm
October 29, 2018
Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, meets with St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter, left, and Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey by Mill City Museum in Minneapolis on Monday, Oct. 29. Frederick Melo / St. Paul Pioneer Press
Michael Bloomberg awards boost to St. Paul’s climate action goals
October 29, 2018 - 5:23pm
October 21, 2018
The Clearwater County Courthouse was filled with spectators on Tuesday, Oct. 9, for the criminal case against three "valve turners" who disrupted the flow of oil in two Enbridge pipelines in 2016. The judge dismissed the case against the three defendants. Jordan Shearer / Forum News Service
Was it necessary? Parties weigh in on the criminal case involving Enbridge pipeline “valve turners”
October 21, 2018 - 6:05am