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Climate Change-Fueled Heat Stresses Nuclear Plant, May Threaten Cape Cod Bay Wildlife

As heat waves fueled by climate change grip much of the East Coast, some nuclear power plants are facing a tough choice: Reduce electricity production on days when our air …

It's been a hot year so far in D.C. (Photo: Trishhhh - Flickr)

Keeping My Cool

As a California transplant to Washington D.C., my first six months have been full of new experiences. Riding the subway to and from work every day? Check. Deciphering the grid …

Coal trains have been involved in at least 5 wrecks this summer, causing damage and heartbreak around the country. (Photo: Ray Steup)

Two More Coal Train Wrecks — The Epidemic Continues

A slew of coal train derailments has put the industry on edge, but are they helping to cause the very problem that plagues them?

Image from NOAA's Climatic Data Center

Climate Change Becoming A Broken Record

Just today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released its report on U.S. climate highlights for June.  The following are some key findings taken directly from the summary: The January-June period …

Your Mind Is The Scene Of The Climate: Watch NWF’s…

East Coast Cities Shatter Summer Heat Records

(VIDEO) Getting the Word Out on Heat Waves and Global…

Extreme Heat in Summer 2010: A Window on the Future

Could the sweltering summer of 2010 be considered mild compared to the typical summers of the future? It depends on whether America & nations around the world act now to …

As Heat Waves Grip East Coast, Revisiting Climate Connection

Here in the Washington, DC area, we’re experiencing our second brutal heat wave of the summer — and summer’s only a few weeks old. As NPR reported, it’s part of …

Hot Streak Continues with Warmest Spring on Record

Are you feeling the heat this year? The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is reporting that the combined global land and ocean surface temperature for May was the warmest …

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