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Hotter, Drier, Meaner: Trends Point to a Planet Increasingly Hostile to Agriculture

Hotter, Drier, Meaner: Trends Point to a Planet Increasingly Hostile to Agriculture

Our increasingly hotter, drier planet is going to be a tough place to farm. Read More

Santa Ana Wind Season May Be Stretched by Climate Change

Santa Ana Wind Season May Be Stretched by Climate Change

Global warming may alter the timing of California's Santa Ana winds, leading to more severe spring wildfires. Read More

Global Warming Has Pushed Arctic into ‘New Normal’

Global Warming Has Pushed Arctic into ‘New Normal’

More and more, what happens in the Arctic isn’t staying in the Arctic.… Read More

The 2011 Hurricane Season is Over: Now for the Recap

The 2011 Hurricane Season is Over: Now for the Recap

The U.S. had been spared a direct hurricane strike since 2008. This year, our luck ran out.… Read More

Climate Change May Boost a Lethal Disease

Climate Change May Boost a Lethal Disease

The newly discovered virus Hendra has roared fully into life with more outbreaks in 2011 than in the 16 previous years. … Read More

Sea Level Suit Returns to San Francisco Courtroom

Sea Level Suit Returns to San Francisco Courtroom

The Alaskan village of Kivalina has filed suit against ExxonMobil, BP, and Chevron Corp. for their contributions to global warming-related sea level rise. Read More

Ecologists Embark on a Nationwide Quest to Measure America’s Ecological Health

Ecologists Embark on a Nationwide Quest to Measure America’s Ecological Health

Comprehensive though it is, NEON won’t answer every possible question about climate change, land use, and invasive species.… Read More

Extreme Weather Will Strike as Climate Change Takes Hold, IPCC Warns

Extreme Weather Will Strike as Climate Change Takes Hold, IPCC Warns

Heavier rainfall, fiercer storms and intensifying droughts are likely to strike the world in the coming decades as climate change takes effect. Read More