climate

Climate change panel regroups to release report

The Trump administration may have shut down the government advisory committee on climate change started by President Barack Obama, but its members considered the work so important that they did not stop working.

What is El Niño?

The weather phenomenon called El Niño largely became a part of the public vernacular more than 20 years ago. In 1997, it caused devastating flooding in the Western United States and drought in Indonesia. It also was blamed for deadly virus outbreaks in Africa and rising coffee prices around the world.

New urgency on climate change comes to Congress

While President Donald Trump pokes fun at global warming on Twitter and expresses doubts about his own administration's scientific findings about climate change, Congress is approaching the issue with new urgency.

What will your city's weather feel like in 60 years?

Within your child or grandchild's lifetime, the weather may be dramatically different because of climate change. The past five years have already been the hottest on record for our planet, but based on new projections published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, it's going to get a lot hotter for the 250 million people living in North American cities.

Council votes to combat climate change

Spokane City Council voted Monday night to add an ordinance to the city code acknowledging climate change is human caused and solidify a dedication to reduce greenhouse gases.

3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement

If President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, it likely won't be a quick, overnight process. The exit could take as long as one to almost four years.