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Actually, Snow in Florida Is Probably Caused by Climate Change

It messes with the jet stream, and that’s what’s causing this snow.

Dec. 29 2017 3:43 PMThis Land Was Your LandSixteen environmental protections that the Trump administration dismantled in 2017.
Dec. 8 2017 3:56 PMThere Is Absolutely No Good Way to Explain How Trump Redrew Bears Ears’ BoundariesFrankly, it seems random. And knowing this president, it probably is.
Nov. 13 2017 6:28 PMAt the Bonn Climate Talks, Many Americans Are Desperately Separating Themselves From TrumpWithout federal support, climate action is on cities and states. They’re trying.
Oct. 30 2017 11:42 AMWhen a Hurricane Takes Your HomeIn one community in Staten Island, rather than rebuild, residents have ceded their former neighborhood to nature.
Oct. 16 2017 12:13 PMWildfires Don’t Just Burn Things Down. Their Smoke Is Creating a Public Health Crisis.In the new “Smoke Belt,” it’s raining ash and respiratory illnesses.
Sept. 20 2017 4:01 PMHurricane Maria Devastates Puerto RicoThe forecast predicted it would be “the most destructive hurricane in Puerto Rico history.” The experience seems to confirm that.
Sept. 8 2017 3:24 PMYes, There’s Another Hurricane Coming After IrmaJose isn’t as big, and Irma’s tail winds might calm it further. 
Sept. 1 2017 1:41 PMCould Houston Have Engineered Its Way Around a Harvey-Size Storm?A close analysis of what the dams were supposed to do. 
Aug. 17 2017 10:12 AMTrump’s Infrastructure Plan Is That Infrastructure Can Now Ignore Climate ChangeBuild whatever you want, rising seas be damned is basically the plan and the reasoning.
July 5 2017 9:00 AMClimate Change Will Also Exacerbate Wealth InequalityNew data make stunning predictions about how climate change will affect specific regions of the United States.
April 26 2017 12:27 PMMost Presidents Expand Public Lands. Trump Wants to Limit Them.Coincidentally, his plans might also be illegal.
April 5 2017 2:56 PMLiberals, Stop Praising the Brands Knocking TrumpCorporations always do what is best for corporations.
March 9 2017 3:52 PMPruitt Perpetrates GOP Lie About Climate ChangeIn an interview this morning, he made comments that do not reflect reality.
March 7 2017 7:15 AMTrump’s EPA Plans Are “Just Racist.”He’s not only cutting essential services, but the environmental justice program is on the table.
Feb. 2 2017 11:24 AMTrump’s Muslim Ban Also Hurts Scientific ResearchOne in six U.S. scientists is an immigrant, and the ban will affect many of them.
Dec. 28 2017 1:25 PM2017 Is the Year We Should Have Realized That Climate Change Is Already HereIt’s not far off anymore. It’s here. And we need to start doing more about it.
Dec. 8 2017 2:18 PMLos Angeles Often Burns in the Movies. Now It’s Burning in Real Life.Those cinematic associations complicate the conversation around Southern California’s wildfires.
Nov. 6 2017 9:00 AMEnding the “War on Coal” Could Cause a Public Health CrisisThe Trump administration doesn’t seem to care.
Oct. 27 2017 1:51 PMInstead of Fighting Sea Level Rise, This Town Is Embracing ItFive years after Hurricane Sandy, Staten Island’s Tottenville community is trying something different.
Sept. 28 2017 1:34 PMNearly Half of Puerto Rico Doesn’t Have Clean Drinking WaterAnd like the electrical grid, it might not be fixed for months.
Sept. 14 2017 1:22 PMThe Poop Problem Hurricane Irma Left BehindFlorida is still dealing with the sewage overflows.
Sept. 6 2017 6:46 PMMeteorologists Have Never Seen a Storm Like IrmaIt’s moving toward Florida with unprecedented strength.
Aug. 25 2017 6:05 PMTrump Isn’t Ready for HarveyThe hurricane could bring unprecedented flooding to Texas. The president’s administration may not be prepared to handle it.
Aug. 8 2017 10:57 AMEmails Show USDA Staffers Discouraged From Using the Term Climate ChangeThe changes were announced soon after Trump’s inauguration.
June 2 2017 1:35 PMAn Annotated Version of Trump’s Climate SpeechHe got pretty much everything wrong.
April 13 2017 12:24 PMScott Pruitt Picked the Wrong Coal Mine for His Pro-Coal SpeechThe owners of the mine have been trying to get out of the coal business for years.
March 23 2017 12:51 PMOil Will Run Through the Dakota Access Pipeline This WeekThe courts seem to be replying to the Sioux’s continued religious concerns by questioning whether the tribe really believes in its own faith.
March 9 2017 11:23 AMRyan Zinke Is Having a Blast as Interior SecretaryHe’s happily spent his first week riding a horse to work and decorating his office. Oh, and obliterating important regulations.
Feb. 15 2017 2:41 PMThe Republican Plan to Kill FEMA Might Have an UpsideIf states are held responsible for disaster costs, they might be more inclined to start taking climate change seriously.
Feb. 1 2017 2:18 PMActing Army Secretary Clears the Way for Dakota Access PipelineThe Standing Rock Sioux tribe is already plotting how they can legally block the move.