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Earlier Springs Heighten Allergy Misery in Tennessee

Earlier Springs Heighten Allergy Misery in Tennessee

  • Published: Apr 4th, 2019

As global temperatures continue to rise, Knoxville is experiencing earlier springs, ushering in longer allergy seasons. Pollen intensity is increasing, inducing sickening impacts for asthmatics and those vulnerable to hay fever.

‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

‘Protectors of the Coast’ — What the Northward March of Mangroves Means for Fishing, Flooding and Carbon

  • Published: Mar 22nd, 2019

Ranges of mangroves have naturally waxed and waned over the years, influenced by the weather, but with climate change has come a crucial reduction in crop- and tree-killing freeze events.

2018 Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

2018 Ocean at the Door: New Homes and the Rising Sea

  • Published: Nov 13th, 2018

Recent housing growth rates are faster in high flood risk zones for most coastal states.

New Findings Show How Climate Change Is Influencing India’s Farmer Suicides

New Findings Show How Climate Change Is Influencing India’s Farmer Suicides

  • Published: Aug 11th, 2017

Farmer suicides have disrupted India's countryside. Findings suggest climate change is playing a role.

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

These Are the Crazy Climate Records from 2016 You Haven’t Heard Much About

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2017

You've heard that 2016 was record hot, but here are some other notable climate records you might not have heard before.

Climate Change Has Influenced Timing of Europe’s Floods

Climate Change Has Influenced Timing of Europe’s Floods

  • Published: Aug 10th, 2017

The timing of floods has changed across Europe due to shifts in climate, with some areas seeing earlier floods and some later.

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

Court Scuttles Rule Cutting Potent Greenhouse Gas

  • Published: Aug 9th, 2017

A federal court has scuttled a plan to cut one of the most powerful climate pollutants on earth.

July Was Record Hot for Parts of Alaska and the West

July Was Record Hot for Parts of Alaska and the West

  • Published: Aug 8th, 2017

July was record warm for Alaska's northernmost city and the hottest month on record for the globe at Death Valley.