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Weather Channel says manmade climate change a factor in dispute with DirecTV

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 1:59pm MDT

This morning 20 million subscribers to DirecTV found The Weather Channel missing from their viewing options. The weather network has cited its need to sound the manmade climate change alarm as one of the reasons it needs to be… Read the rest of this story on Examiner.com

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Weather Channel goes dark on DirecTV, other weather networks ready to jump in

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 6:45am MDT

Following a contentious dispute with satellite television provider DirecTV, The Weather Channel went dark on the service at midnight Monday. The loss of the network however has allowed other true weather networks an opportunity to provide news and information to the public. The loss is the first major outage for The Weather Channel that brought 24 / 7 weather to […]

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Helmet cam captures motorcycle rider trying to cross Colorado floodwaters

Saturday, January 11th, 2014 8:04am MDT

September 2013 went into the history books as one of the most disastrous in Colorado history as torrential rains brought devastating flooding. Most residents heeded warnings meant to save lives but newly discovered video showcases one man ignoring them and nearly drowning in the process. The video, released by action camera maker GoPro last week, features motorcycle […]

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White House: ‘Polar vortex’ cold likely linked to manmade climate change

Thursday, January 9th, 2014 4:07pm MDT

Amid the record-setting cold being seen across much of the United States, the White House dispatched one of its top science officials to try to convince Americans that global warming is occurring and may in fact be responsible for the cold. In a video published to the White House’s website and YouTube yesterday, Dr. John Holdren, President Barack Obama’s […]

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Video captures chain reaction multi-car crash on I-25 near Colorado Springs

Monday, January 6th, 2014 2:15pm MDT

As temperatures dropped and the snow fell Saturday across Colorado, roads became ice-coated and driving conditions worsened. Video captured near Colorado Springs captured a harrowing multi-car pileup on Interstate 25 that highlighted the dangerous road conditions. Posted by a user Anthony Salazar to KOAA-5 television’s Facebook page, the video is taken from an overpass in […]

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U.S. Coast Guard deployed to rescue global warming expedition and its rescuers

Sunday, January 5th, 2014 8:01am MDT

A Russian research ship stuck in expanding Antarctic ice and a Chinese ice breaker sent to help have put out calls for further assistance and the U.S. Coast Guard is responding. The Akadmik Shokalskiy became stuck in the ice on December 24. Tourists, scientists and journalists were on board the Russian ship conducting global warming […]

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Skier’s helmet camera captures Vail avalanche, brother rushing to the rescue

Thursday, December 26th, 2013 4:15pm MDT

Winter in Colorado brings some of the best ski conditions in the world but in areas outside ski area boundaries, avalanches are a very real danger. One group of skiers was lucky enough to survive an encounter with a collapsing wall of snow Sunday and captured the event on video. Brothers Edwin and Davis LaMair […]

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NASA releases video recreating iconic Apollo 8 Earthrise image

Saturday, December 21st, 2013 9:02am MDT

It was Christmas Eve in 1968 when three brave astronauts, the first humans to leave Earth orbit, circled the moon. As the 45th anniversary of that event approaches, NASA has released a video that recreates the iconic Earthrise image that has captivated the world since. Using imagery obtained from its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter, the video […]

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Cairo receives first snow in over 100 years, Jerusalem receives most in 50 years

Friday, December 13th, 2013 10:21am MDT

A powerful winter storm system struck parts of the Middle East on Friday to the delight of some residents but causing havoc in other locations where snow is a rarity. In Cairo, Egypt snow fell, reportedly for the first time in 112 years, covering parts of the city in a light blanket of white. Parts […]

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Camera footage shows destruction from deadly Illinois tornado as it happened

Friday, December 13th, 2013 6:48am MDT

Last month a tornado outbreak visited death and destruction across multiple states in the nation’s midsection. Security camera footage just release by a homeowner in Illinois whose house was destroyed captures the destruction as it happens. Over 100 tornadoes spanning seven states were reported on November 17. While the actual number of twisters was likely […]

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