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Report: D.C. to lead East Coast in tidal floods

High tides are getting higher, and tidal flooding is only going to get worse over the years, including in the D.C. area. That's what a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists says.

Wednesday - 10/08/2014, 05:45pm EDT

Tags: rising sealevels, Tides, climate change, Union of Concerned Scientists

How rising temperatures affect apple crops (Video)

It's apple harvest time throughout the region, but the global problem of rising temperatures is affecting crops.

Wednesday - 10/16/2013, 09:08am EDT

Tags: apples, crops, Butlers Orchard, germantown

Rising seas, sinking land put Maryland's waterfront communities at risk

Noah Bradshaw knows what the rising waters of the Chesapeake Bay can do to a community. The 68-year-old city inspector grew up in a house in town that had been moved from nearby Holland Island a century ago.

Friday - 06/28/2013, 08:11am EDT

Tags: Capital News Service, climate change, rising water, Chesapeake, Chesapeake Bay, superstorm Sandy, Brandon Goldner, Maryland