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Source: CBS News


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Colorado ranchers sentenced after tampering with rain gauges to increase crop subsidies - CBS Colorado

  2024-03-02 in CBS News

Two southeastern Colorado ranch owners were recently sentenced to pay $6.6 million to resolve federal charges that they damaged or altered rain gauges in an effort to get paid for worsening drought conditions.

  Tagged under: Agriculture | Colorado State

It took decades to recover humpback whale numbers in the North Pacific. Then a heat wave killed thousands. - CBS News

  2024-02-28 in CBS News

Thousands of whale photos revealed that a single event known as "The Blob" managed to undo years of humpback whale recovery – and it could be a sign of what's to come.

Climate change may cause crisis amid important insect populations, researchers say - CBS News

  2024-02-24 in CBS News

Scientists estimate that 40% of insect species are in decline, and a third are endangered.

  Tagged under: Insects | Insect Populations

The ferocity of Hurricane Otis stunned hurricane experts and defied forecast models. Here's why. - CBS News

  2023-10-28 in CBS News

Hurricane Otis plowed into Mexico's Pacific coast as a deadly Category 5. Just 12 hours earlier, it was a tropical storm.

  Tagged under: Mexico

New York City's Chief Climate Officer Rohit Aggarwala discusses challenges ahead - CBS New York

  2023-10-01 (or before) in CBS News

A new city position puts one person in charge of overseeing the citywide effort to address climate.

The Great Dying: Earth's largest-ever mass extinction is a warning for humanity - CBS News

  2023-09-19 (or before) in CBS News

Scientists say the mass extinction 250 million years ago offers a timely warning to humanity of what can happen when ecosystems change too fast for life to keep up.

Dozens of wildfires burn in Louisiana amid scorching heat: "This is unprecedented" - CBS News

  2023-08-27 (or before) in CBS News


  Tagged under: Louisiana | Wildfires

Wildfires on Hawaii's Maui island kill at least 6 as blazes force people to flee - CBS News

  2023-08-10 (or before) in CBS News

The wind-whipped wildfires even led some to jump into a harbor and the Coast Guard said it rescued 14.

  Tagged under: Wildfires

The world's most endangered large whale species is even closer to extinction than researchers thought - CBS News

  2023-07-24 (or before) in CBS News

Only a few dozen North Atlantic Right Whales are able to actively reproduce, as many of the animals continue to be found dead or seriously injured – many of them babies and females.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Whales and Dolphins

Unprecedented ocean temperatures "much higher than anything the models predicted," climate experts warn - CBS News

  2023-07-11 (or before) in CBS News

NOAA warned in late June that half of the world's oceans may experience marine heat wave conditions by September.

  Tagged under: Oceans | Predictions

Climate change will start impacting global supply of corn and wheat as early as 2030, NASA study finds - CBS News

  2021-12-18 (or before) in CBS News

severe implications worldwide.

  Tagged under: Climate Change

"The fires are outpacing the resources": Western wildfires take toll on firefighters - CBS News

  2021-07-15 (or before) in CBS News

Firefighters in the West are stretched thin as fires cause extensive damage.

  Tagged under: Wildfires | California

Tornado season in overdrive: What's behind the extreme weather hitting Oklahoma, Midwest areas like Kansas City, Ohio, Indiana - CBS News

  2021-07-01 (or before) in CBS News

For the year so far, we are closing in on 1,000 tornado reports across the nation

Colorado's record-breaking wildfires show "climate change is here and now" - CBS News

  2020-11-04 (or before) in CBS News

As bad as this year has been, scientists warn it's "unlikely that the records from 2020 will stand for long."

  Tagged under: Colorado State | Wildfires | Climate Change

Big oil asks government to protect its Texas facilities from climate change - CBS News

  2020-01-05 (or before) in CBS News

Texas Gulf Coast project would shield petroleum industry, which is blamed for contributing to global warming and now wants safeguards against the consequences

  Tagged under: Global Warming | Lobbying | Oil Industry | Texas | Climate Change

After wildfires, hundreds of thousands of Californians can't get insurance - CBS News

  2019-11-09 (or before) in CBS News

Insurance companies are saying, "We're done with you," one resident says, while others face soaring costs

  Tagged under: Wildfires | Insurance | California

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