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Climate Change Crisis Worsens In East Africa

Climate Change Crisis Worsens In East Africa

A five-year drought is causing a hunger crisis in East Africa. After NBC News’ Keir Simmons reported on the dire conditions in Kenya last month, UNICEF says viewers’ generosity led to half a million dollars in donations. However, 20 million children there still face drought conditions that are expected to …

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Storm Surge Becoming More Dangerous Due To Global Warming, Scientists Say

In Punta Gorda, Florida, Hurricane Ian flooded the streets and littered the area with trees and debris. NBC News’ Kerry Sanders explains why scientists are warning that storm surge will become more severe due to global warming. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC …

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Is U.S. Nuclear Power Infrastructure Vulnerable To Climate Change And Hurricanes?

Is U.S. Nuclear Power Infrastructure Vulnerable To Climate Change And Hurricanes?

Environmentalists are raising concerns about U.S. nuclear power plants – many of which are over 40 years old and in locations vulnerable to sea level rise or natural disasters – and radioactive waste storage. NBC News’ Cynthia McFadden presses officials on how they’re preparing for a potential emergency. » Subscribe …

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Climate Change Washing Away Beaches In North Carolina’s Outer Banks

Climate Change Washing Away Beaches In North Carolina’s Outer Banks

The coastline of North Carolina’s Outer Banks is under threat and officials are trying to fortify the area by adding sand to the beaches. NBC News’ Anne Thompson visited the barrier islands to see how residents there are dealing with rising sea levels, which are fueled in part by climate …

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Three rivers across the globe are under threat

Three rivers across the globe are under threat

From powering towns with electricity to supplying people with food and water, rivers are the lifelines of modern civilization. But relentless heat waves and drought have caused the vital waterways to dry up. A global special report on the water emergency affecting billions around the world. NBC Correspondents Steve Patterson, …

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Patagonia Founder Gives Company Away, Directs Profits To Fight Climate Change

Patagonia Founder Gives Company Away, Directs Profits To Fight Climate Change

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard has relinquished his ownership in the business and directed its profits to fight climate change. In a news release Chouinard said, “We’re making Earth our only shareholder.” NBC News’ Emilie Ikeda shares more details. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews …

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New U.N. Report Warns Of Immediate Dangers Of Climate Change

New U.N. Report Warns Of Immediate Dangers Of Climate Change

The United Nations’ latest, most in-depth scientific report on climate change warns the dangers are imminent and growing more acute with millions of people around the world potentially losing access to clean water, and facing starvation and disease.  » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews …

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U.N. Climate Change Report Urges Swift Action Before It's Too Late

U.N. Climate Change Report Urges Swift Action Before It's Too Late

The U.N. has announced that there’s still time to avoid the worst impacts of climate change previewed by last years’ wildfires and hurricanes. In order to avoid disaster, the increase in greenhouse gas emissions must stop by 2025, then cut by 43 percent by the end of the decade.  » …

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Action On Climate Change Stalled After Sen. Manchin Blocks Legislation

Action On Climate Change Stalled After Sen. Manchin Blocks Legislation

As the U.S. faces a major heatwave, immediate action on climate change is seeming less likely. Senator Joe Manchin defended his decision to block President Biden’s climate legislation that included tax incentives for wind and solar power and electric vehicles. Manchin said that more spending will send inflation soaring even …

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Climate Change Devastating Many Areas With Heavy Rainfall, Flash Floods

Climate Change Devastating Many Areas With Heavy Rainfall, Flash Floods

Climate change is causing record-setting weather events this summer. The heaviest rainfalls are becoming even heavier causing streets to become swamped. Death Valley National Park and Sioux, South Dakota are just two examples of areas being impacted by the increased rain. Meanwhile, the storms are also wreaking havoc on the …

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