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Jim Gandy Interviews President About Climate Change

Jim Gandy Interviews President About Climate ChangeNews19's Jim Gandy interviewed President Obama about a new climate change report.
  • Climate
  • 12 months ago
Climate

Jim Interviews Science Advisor About Climate Report

Jim Interviews Science Advisor About Climate ReportNews19 Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy interviews Dr. John Holdren about a new climate change report.
  • Climate
  • 12 months ago
Climate

October Was 4th-Warmest Ever in USA

October Was 4th-Warmest Ever in USANovember may be turning into an icebox across much of the country, but remember how warm October was?
  • Climate
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
Climate

Study: As World Warms, US Gets More Lightning

Study: As World Warms, US Gets More LightningA new study says lightning strikes in the United States will likely increase by nearly 50 percent by the end of the century
  • Climate
  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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New Report Outlines National Security Threats of Climate Change

New Report Outlines National Security Threats of Climate ChangeThe military is bracing for a global warming crisis that will cause sea levels to rise over the next 50 years.
  • Climate
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Climate

Scientists Warn Sea Levels Could Swamp Coasts

Scientists Warn Sea Levels Could Swamp CoastsRising sea levels are causing more frequent high-tide floods even on completely clear days on the East and Gulf Coasts.
  • Climate
  • 6 months, 4 weeks ago
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Obama: No Nation Has Free Pass on Climate Change

Obama: No Nation Has Free Pass on Climate ChangePresident Barack Obama warned starkly on Tuesday that the globe's climate is changing faster than efforts to address it.
  • Climate
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Climate

Summer 2014 was Hottest Ever Recorded

Summer 2014 was Hottest Ever RecordedThe planet just had its hottest summer on record, according to data released Thursday by NOAA's National Climatic Data Center.
  • Climate
  • 7 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

Summer 2014 6th Warmest on Record

Summer 2014 6th Warmest on RecordThe summer of 2014 is the 6th warmest on record. News19's Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy discusses in this Climate Matters segment.
  • Climate
  • 8 months ago
Climate

California in the Middle of Mega Drought

California in the Middle of Mega DroughtCalifornia is in the third year of one of the state's worst droughts in the past century.
  • Climate
  • 8 months ago
Climate

July was Earth's 4th-Hottest Month on Record

July was Earth's 4th-Hottest Month on RecordThe Earth as a whole had its 4th-hottest month on record in July.
  • Climate
  • 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

Severe Tornado Outbreaks May be Linked to Climate Change

Severe Tornado Outbreaks May be Linked to Climate ChangeClimate change may be playing a role in the strength and frequency of tornadoes, a new study suggests.
  • Climate
  • 8 months, 4 weeks ago
Climate

Study: Earth in the Midst of Mass Extinction

Study: Earth in the Midst of Mass ExtinctionSome studies say were in the middle of the sixth mass extinction.
  • Climate
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

Report: Higher Seas Mean Extreme Floods in SC

Report: Higher Seas Mean Extreme Floods in SCBruce Smith
  • Climate
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

Obama Launches Climate Tools Including 3-D Maps

Obama Launches Climate Tools Including 3-D MapsPresident Obama is unveiling initiatives Wednesday that include 3-dimensional mapping.
  • Climate
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Climate

Report: Climate Change a Huge Economic Risk

Report: Climate Change a Huge Economic RiskA report is raising red flags about climate change and the economy.
  • Climate
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

May 2014 was Earth's Warmest May on Record

May 2014 was Earth's Warmest May on RecordMay 2014 was Earth's Warmest May on Record
  • Climate
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

Supreme Court Limits Greenhouse Gas Regulations

Supreme Court Limits Greenhouse Gas RegulationsA divided Supreme Court blocked the Obama administration from requiring permits for some industries that spew greenhouse gases.
  • Climate
  • 10 months, 2 weeks ago
News

Retiring Coal Plants Won't Clear The Air

Retiring Coal Plants Won't Clear The AirThe plan to retire more than 10% of coal-fired generators within a decade will do almost nothing to reduce CO2.
  • News
  • 11 months ago
Climate

How Climate Change is Affecting Pollen

How Climate Change is Affecting PollenJim Gandy explains the connection between climate change and extra pollen.
  • Climate
  • 3 days, 15 hours ago
Climate

EPA Seeks Cuts in Power Plant Carbon Emissions

EPA Seeks Cuts in Power Plant Carbon EmissionsThe EPA will unveil a sweeping proposal Monday that will require deep cuts in carbon emissions from existing power plants
  • Climate
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Climate

Climate Matters: May is Getting Warmer

Climate Matters: May is Getting WarmerIn this installment, News19 Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy explains how we're seeing a steady rise in late spring temperatures.
  • Climate
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
Weather

Report: Rising Sea Levels Threaten Charleston

Report: Rising Sea Levels Threaten CharlestonA new report lists Charleston's Historic District as being threatened by rising sea levels.
  • Weather
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

Climate Change Could Wipe Out Landmarks

Climate Change Could Wipe Out LandmarksClimate change is putting historic and cultural landmarks around the USA at risk, according to a report released Tuesday.
  • Climate
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Local

Columbia Looking to Improve Bicycle, Pedestrian Traffic

Columbia Looking to Improve Bicycle, Pedestrian TrafficColumbia Looking to Improve Bicycle, Pedestrian Traffic
  • Local
  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Climate

Jim Interviews White House Science Advisor

Jim Interviews White House Science AdvisorNews19 Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy interviews Dr. John Holdren about a new climate change report.
  • Climate
  • 12 months ago
Climate

Jim Interviews President About Climate Change

Jim Interviews President About Climate ChangeIn the wake of a new White House report, News19 Chief Meteorologist Jim Gandy interviews President Obama about climate change.
  • Climate
  • 12 months ago
Climate

Report: Climate Change is 'Here and Now'

Report: Climate Change is 'Here and Now'A new White House report is raising the alarm about the effects of global warming.
  • Climate
  • 12 months ago
Climate

Carbon Dioxide in Atmosphere at Record Level

Carbon Dioxide in Atmosphere at Record LevelFor the first time in human history, the average level of carbon dioxide (CO2) in Earth's atmosphere topped 400 parts per million for an entire month.
  • Climate
  • 12 months ago
Climate

Drought Worsens in Western USA

Drought Worsens in Western USADrought spread and intensified this week in seven western and central states
  • Climate
  • 1 year ago
Climate

U.S. Has Been Warming Since 1st Earth Day

U.S. Has Been Warming Since 1st Earth DayChief Meteorologist Jim Gandy explains how the average temperature in the U.S. has been rising for over 40 years.
  • Climate
  • 1 year ago
Climate

Report: Climate Needs Swift Shift to Clean Energy

Report: Climate Needs Swift Shift to Clean EnergyA rapid shift to less-polluting energy will be needed to avoid catastrophic global warming.
  • Climate
  • 1 year ago
Climate

Column: On Climate Change, Expect the Worst

Column: On Climate Change, Expect the WorstIs human-caused climate change real? That debate should now end.
  • Climate
  • 1 year ago
Weather

Climate Matters: Earth Continues to Warm

Climate Matters: Earth Continues to WarmSo how did 2013's temperatures stack up in the recent warming trend. Jim Gandy explains in this edition of Climate Matters.
  • Weather
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Climate

Top 10 Climate-Change Questions: What You Need to Know

Top 10 Climate-Change Questions: What You Need to KnowTwo of the world's leading scientific groups released a reader-friendly climate-change guide.
  • Climate
  • 1 year, 2 months ago
Weather

Where's the Weather Perfect? Nowhere

Where's the Weather Perfect? NowhereWeather Underground historian Chris Burt calls America "uniquely positioned" for natural calamity.
  • Weather
  • 1 year, 2 months ago