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In-depth coverage of our changing climate and environmental issues

Friday, Aug 16, 2019 at 10:20 PM EDT

This Farmer Ditched Corn for Solar, Says Others Should Too

This Farmer Ditched Corn for Solar, Says Others Should Too

Gerald Kreider is a 75-year-old farmer who doesn't look like a tech guy, but that's exactly what he is. The raggedy "Community Energy" baseball cap he wears around the farm in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania...

Tuesday, Aug 13, 2019 at 03:38 PM EDT

Goodbye Monarchs? Protection Changes May Imperil Butterflies

Goodbye Monarchs? Protection Changes May Imperil Butterflies

Hand-raising monarch butterflies in the midst of a global extinction crisis, Laura Moore and her neighbors gather round in her suburban Maryland yard to launch a butterfly newly emerged from its chrysalis. Eager...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 12:17 PM EDT

Study Predicts Soaring Costs for States From Rising Seas

Study Predicts Soaring Costs for States From Rising Seas

No state will be more financially stressed by the impacts of invading seas than Florida. That is according to a new study released this summer on the costs of sea level rise adaptation. “Just for seawalls...

Monday, Aug 12, 2019 at 06:36 PM EDT

Trump Overhauling Enforcement of Endangered Species Act

Trump Overhauling Enforcement of Endangered Species Act

The Trump administration moved on Monday to weaken how it applies the 45-year-old Endangered Species Act, ordering changes that critics said will speed the loss of animals and plants at a time of record...

Wednesday, Aug 7, 2019 at 11:14 AM EDT

Vineyard Wind Still Waiting on Key Approval

Vineyard Wind Still Waiting on Key Approval

The state’s first offshore wind project remains in a holding pattern, waiting for a key federal environmental review to wrap up. Vineyard Wind last month said that if that review from the Bureau of Ocean Energy...

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Thousands Run 47th Annual Falmouth Road Race
Thousands Run 47th Annual Falmouth Road Race

It's the race synonymous with New England. The New Balance Falmouth Road Race hit the Cape Cod streets for its 47th running Sunday. The 7-mile race starts in Woods Hole and ends in the seaside town of...

Clear the Shelters: Hundreds of Pets Adopted in New England
Clear the Shelters: Hundreds of Pets Adopted in New England

Hundreds of people across New England came out Saturday to adopt dogs, cats and more animals that need loving homes in the latest Clear the Shelters drive. NBC10 Boston, Telemundo Boston and necn once again...

Man Trump Fat-Shamed at NH Rally Remains Loyal Supporter
Man Trump Fat-Shamed at NH Rally Remains Loyal Supporter

The retired federal law enforcement officer who President Trump fat-shamed at a campaign rally in Manchester, New Hampshire, on Thursday said the remarks won’t change his plans to vote for the president’s...

Shark Sightings Temporarily Close Two Cape Cod Beaches
Shark Sightings Temporarily Close Two Cape Cod Beaches

A shark sighting off Head of the Meadow Beach in Truro has been closed to swimmers for one hour on Sunday afternoon. This is the second-straight day the beach has been temporarily closed. Earlier...

Hot, Possibly Stormy, Finish to the Weekend
Hot, Possibly Stormy, Finish to the Weekend

Humid and very warm temperatures will be on tap this Sunday, with highs in the 80s to near 90 degrees. Some breaks in the clouds this afternoon will add fuel to the fire, triggering a new round of isolated...