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Protestors from 54 countries countries gathered in the streets to demand action against global warming ahead of a big climate summit and United Nations meetings in New York on Monday. WRAL climate change reporter Liz McLauglin has an inside look at the turnout, and the issues in the spotlight this week.
When a Weather Channel meteorologist asked President Biden if he'd declare a national climate emergency, he responded: "I've already done that."
Paul Specht, PolitiFact reporter
As much of the country was baking in unusually intense heat, President Joe Biden held a White House event to highlight extreme heat's dangers and to announce efforts by several of his cabinet agencies to aid states and cities grappling with sizzling temperatures.
Louis Jacobson, PolitiFact reporter
While North Carolina is still fairing better than most of the United States, it is still part of a dire warning issued by the United Nations.
The latest United Nations report finds the world is on the brink of catastrophic warming, but there's still a chance to change course if the planet's biggest polluters can take swift action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Liz McLaughlin, WRAL Climate Change reporter
Steel and cement production account for roughly 16% of global greenhouse gas emissions, but two Israel-based companies are hoping to change that.
Liz McLaughlin, WRAL Climate Change Reporter
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 -- Capitol Broadcasting Company's editorial cartoonist.
WASHINGTON -- The $369 billion climate and tax package forged in a surprise deal by Senate Democrats would be the most ambitious action ever taken by the United States to try to stop the planet from catastrophically overheating.
Lisa Friedman and Brad Plumer, New York Times
If you're on the climate doom side of the internet, you may have seen claims that blame 100 corporations for producing 70% of all the harmful emissions that are driving climate change, otherwise known as greenhouse gas emissions. PolitiFact checks the claim.
Ellie Borst, PolitiFact reporter
Friday, July 22, 2022 -- Capitol Broadcasting Company's editorial cartoonist.
Warming temperatures on a global scale could double the risk of intense tropical cyclones in the next 28 years, according to a new study.
Peta Sheerwood, WRAL meteorologist
We need to implement ways to mitigate climate change and do it quickly, because we are running out of time.
Mike Maze, WRAL meteorologist
A new solar panel field in Halifax County is powering more than 1,000 homes in northern North Carolina.
Keenan Willard, WRAL eastern NC reporter
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 -- The question is whether we - the world, the nation and North Carolina - will get real about fighting climate change. In North Carolina, environmentalists want Gov. Roy Cooper to join Virginia and 10 other states to our north in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI, like "Reggie").
WRAL meteorologist Zach Maloch talks about how temperatures have changed since the very first Earth Day.
Sunday, Jan. 17, 2021 -- If we are looking for common ground on which to gather and heal, I submit it can be found in the nature. It is in the natural world that the rural and urban divide disappears. In nature each of us is an essential worker.
Here in North Carolina, we are seeing warming in every season looking at the data since 1970. Winter has the strongest warming out of the four seasons.
Aimee Wilmoth, WRAL executive weather producer
The alarming findings were published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society Journal on Wednesday.
A study by researchers in the British journal, 'Communications Earth & Environment.' suggests that even if the effects of climate change were to reverse today, Greenland's glaciers would continue to melt.
When looking at the average mean temperature, Raleigh has had its 8th hottest year so far.
Aimee Wilmoth, WRAL meteorologist
Parts of the United States saw record levels of high-tide flooding last year as rising seas brought water farther into coastal homes and infrastructure, government scientists reported Tuesday.
Christopher Flavelle, New York Times
According to CBS News, Verkhoyansk in Siberia reached 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday, 32 degrees above its normal high.
The report can be found in 'Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.'. It suggests that climate change could be linked to why the intensity of storms has increased.
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), earth just had its warmest January in recorded history. The four warmest have all occurred since 2016. Officials predict this will be one the top 5 warmest years on record.