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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
  • 6 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 6 months, 3 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
  • 3 months, 3 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
  • 4 months ago
Climate

Report: Higher Seas Mean Extreme Floods in SC

Report: Higher Seas Mean Extreme Floods in SCBruce Smith
  • Climate
  • 4 months, 1 week 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
  • 4 months, 2 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
  • 5 months 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
  • 5 months, 1 week 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
  • 5 months, 1 week 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
  • 5 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 5 months, 4 weeks 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
  • 6 months 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
  • 6 months, 1 week 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
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
Local

Columbia Looking to Improve Bicycle, Pedestrian Traffic

Columbia Looking to Improve Bicycle, Pedestrian TrafficColumbia Looking to Improve Bicycle, Pedestrian Traffic
  • Local
  • 6 months, 2 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
  • 6 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 6 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 6 months, 3 weeks 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
  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
Climate

Drought Worsens in Western USA

Drought Worsens in Western USADrought spread and intensified this week in seven western and central states
  • Climate
  • 7 months, 1 week 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
  • 7 months, 1 week 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
  • 7 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 7 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 8 months, 2 weeks 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
  • 9 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
  • 9 months ago
Climate

Obama Administration to Announce Plans for 'Climate Hubs'

Obama Administration to Announce Plans for 'Climate Hubs'The Obama administration on Wednesday will detail plans to establish seven regional hubs tasked with helping Americans to mitigate the scourge of climate change.
  • Climate
  • 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Climate

Climate Change Could Spawn More Frequent El Ninos

Climate Change Could Spawn More Frequent El NinosSome of the worst El Niños, the infamous climate patterns that shake up weather around the world, could double in frequency in upcoming decades due to global warming, says a new study out Sunday in the journal <i>Nature Climate Change.</i>
  • Climate
  • 10 months, 1 week ago
Climate

Rising Sea Levels Torment Coastal U.S.

Rising Sea Levels Torment Coastal U.S.One block from the beach on the narrow Willoughby Spit, Bob Parsons was watching the weather news on TV in November 2009 when brackish water suddenly oozed up through the wood floors of his home and poured in from the front and back doors.
  • Climate
  • 11 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

Sea-Level Rise Threatens Hundreds of U.S. Animal Species

Sea-Level Rise Threatens Hundreds of U.S. Animal SpeciesHundreds of species of animals in the U.S. are threatened by sea-level rise due to climate change, according to a report released Tuesday by the Center for Biological Diversity, an environmental group based in San Francisco.
  • Climate
  • 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Climate

Alaska Sinks as Climate Change Thaws Permafrost

Alaska Sinks as Climate Change Thaws PermafrostUp the road from Santa Claus Lane, past the candy cane-striped streetlamps, Cathy Richard's backyard has a problem that not even elves - or the big guy in red - could fix.
  • Climate
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
Climate

Weathering the Change: Permafrost

Weathering the Change: PermafrostAlaska sinks as climate change thaws permafrost.
  • Climate
  • 9 months, 2 weeks ago
Climate

Carbon Dioxide Now at Highest Level in 5 Million Years

Carbon Dioxide Now at Highest Level in 5 Million YearsFor the first time in roughly 5 million years, the amount of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere could top 400 parts per million in the Northern Hemisphere next month.
  • Climate
  • 1 year, 7 months ago
Climate

Weather Service Chief: We Face 'New Normal' of Extremes

Weather Service Chief: We Face 'New Normal' of ExtremesThe onslaught of wild weather that has battered the USA in recent years - from Hurricane Sandy and deadly tornado outbreaks to extremes of drought and floods -- looks to be part of a "new normal" for weather patterns in the U.S.,
  • Climate
  • 1 year, 8 months ago
Climate

Report: Most Insurers Not Prepared for Climate Change

Report: Most Insurers Not Prepared for Climate ChangeMost insurance companies do not have comprehensive strategies to cope with climate change despite mounting weather-related claims, says a report to be released Thursday.
  • Climate
  • 1 year, 8 months ago
Climate

Tens of Thousands Demand Action On Climate Change

Tens of Thousands Demand Action On Climate ChangePresident Obama said in his State of the Union Address that if lawmakers don't act on climate change, he will. Protesters say they are holding him to his word.
  • Climate
  • 1 year, 9 months ago