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Climate change

February 10, 2019
White tail deer are expected to multiply fast as Minnesota's climate alters. Warmer winters means less snow, which means they will be able to forage for food more easily. Forum News Service file photo
Packin’ up and heading north? Climate change is affecting Minnesota more than most states
February 10, 2019 - 3:21pm
January 29, 2019
Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) greets supporters as she kicks off her 2020 Democratic presidential campaign at an outdoor rally in downtown Oakland, Calif., Jan. 27, 2019. Harris described the nation and the world as at “an inflection point” in history. “Who are we as Americans?” she asked at the rally. (Jim Wilson/Copyright 2019 The New York Times).
Democrats' 2020 race wide-open early on as danger mounts for Trump, new poll shows
January 29, 2019 - 1:34pm
January 15, 2019
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WATCH: Red River Basin Commission gathers to discuss climate change's impact on region
January 15, 2019 - 7:27pm
January 14, 2019
An aerial view of the edge of the Ross Ice Shelf, in Antarctica, in 2017. Scientists are racing to understand what is happening to the ice shelf as the planet warms around it. They are also trying to measure the role of human-caused climate change in weakening other parts of the West Antarctic ice sheet, and to fathom how damaging warming seas and changing wind patterns might ultimately prove to be. (Jonathan Corum/The New York Times)
Ice loss from Antarctica has increased sixfold since the 1970s, research finds
January 14, 2019 - 3:40pm
January 13, 2019
Letter: For climate, maybe plant more trees
January 13, 2019 - 6:13am
January 5, 2019
Letter: Letter about climate missed the point
January 5, 2019 - 6:10am
January 2, 2019
Climate change increases crop specialization risks in Midwest, study suggests
January 2, 2019 - 6:00am
December 30, 2018
Letter: Sun, not humans, controls climate
December 30, 2018 - 6:15am
December 27, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., was elected to Congress in 2018. Washington Post photo by Melina Mara
'Green New Deal' divides Democrats intent on addressing climate change
December 27, 2018 - 8:23pm
December 22, 2018
Tom Eastman commutes back and forth to his job at UND Facilities on a bike, year-round. He's made the 4-mile commute for the past nine years and does it to reduce his carbon footprint. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
Everyday choices can affect carbon emissions
December 22, 2018 - 6:00am
December 20, 2018
Hillsboro farmers Sarah and Jason Lovas changed their crop rotation, that included wheat and sugar beets, to corn and soybeans that fared better in wetter climates and longer growing seasons. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Heraldplay button
Changes in agriculture tied to changing weather as well as science improvements
December 20, 2018 - 6:00am
December 18, 2018
A helicopter flies low so this bull moose can be darted with a tranquilizer in January 2013 in northeast Minnesota. Moose numbers in northern Minnesota have declined, and researchers attribute at least some of the decline to climate change. (Photo/ Minnesota Department of Natural Resources)
Climate change has varying effect on wildlife, plant species
December 18, 2018 - 6:00am
December 17, 2018
Tom Erickson, CEO of UND's Energy and Environmental Research Center, shows an image of oil in the Bakken Formation, two miles below the earth's surface. Photo by Eric Hylden/Grand Forks Herald
EERC seeks to find solutions to energy, environmental issues
December 17, 2018 - 6:02am
December 16, 2018
Change on the plains: Impacts of climate change being felt in region
December 16, 2018 - 6:00am
December 10, 2018
Smokestacks and cooling towers emit smoke and water vapor at the RWE AG owned coal-fired power station Neurath near Bergheim, Germany. Bloomberg photo by Wolfgang von Brauchitsch
Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home, overseas
December 10, 2018 - 8:54am