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What Climate Change Means for Your Garden, Flower Pots, and Favorite Park

May 31, 2014 by Frances Beinecke

Climate Change and Local Effects

These days it is getting harder for gardeners to track the seasons. Climate change has shifted the arrival of spring and caused unpredictable frosts and rainfalls. Now cherry blossoms can arrive a month early in DC and pests can do more damage thanks to hotter temperatures.[read more]

How Will Climate Change Affect You? Find the Information You Need Here

May 16, 2014 by NRDC Switchboard

Climate Change Effects

On Monday, scientists announced new findings that the massive West Antarctica ice sheet is rapidly melting due to climate change, and the retreat is now irreversible. One of the study’s lead authors said the ice sheet “has passed the point of no return."[read more]