Winter is getting warmer, and data shows the rate of warming is especially significant around the Great Lakes and Northeastern U.S.. Temperature data shows in the last 50 years in Milwaukee the average winter temperature has increased a little more than 4°F.
Trump administration officials on Thursday stripped Endangered Species Act protections for gray wolves in most of the U.S., ending longstanding federal safeguards and putting states and tribes in charge of overseeing the predators.
Some highlights of a new report include a 63% decrease in nitrogen oxide emissions, which come from fuel burning at high temperatures through cars, trucks, boats and other sources. Nitrogen oxides are poisonous, reactive gases that can cause long-term damage to plants, people and the atmosphere.