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Drying Amazon Could Be Major Carbon Concern

Since 2000, the Amazon rainforest has been drying, a trend that could have big carbon implications.

6 Degrees: Rising Seas, Shrinking Goats & Zombie Ice

This year breaks heat records, the drought hangs on, goats get smaller and more in this week’s climate news.

One of Sao Paulo’s Biggest Reservoirs Is Nearly Dry

Drought is taking its toll on the water system that quenches the thirst of Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paulo.

What Will Winter Hold for Drought-Plagued California?

El Nino probably won't bring California drought-busting winter rains, but the news may not be all bad.

Winter Unlikely to See Repeat of Frigid Polar Vortex

The bouts of polar vortex incursions that happened last winter are unlikely this year, NOAA says.

Calif. Heads for Warmest Year As Drought Hangs On

Despite a wet September out West, drought is still a major concern as heat continues to bake the region.

2014 Extreme Weather: Looking for Climate Ties

Some of the extreme weather events from 2014 in which climate change could have played a role.

Drought Dries Up California Hydropower

Normally, 20 percent of California’s power comes from hydroelectric sources. But not anymore.

Scientists Eye ‘Real-Time’ Extreme Event Attribution

Scientists hope to determine almost in real-time whether global warming has a hand in extreme weather.

Drought Drains Already Diminished Aral Sea

A lobe of the ailing Aral Sea, once the fourth largest lake in the world, has dried up for the first time.

Hints of Climate Change in California’s Drought

Monday's studies hinted at climate change's role in California's drought, but stopped short of blaming it.

A Timeline of 2013 Extreme Weather and Global Warming

Take an interactive look at extreme weather events in 2013 and the role global warming did (or didn't) play.

Climate Fueled Some of 2013’s Most Extreme Events

Heat waves can clearly be linked to climate change, a new report finds, while rain events are murkier.

Science Shows How Climate Change is Baking Australia

5 reports reach similar conclusions regarding climate change and year of brutal heat waves in Australia.

Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up

Scientists say the loss of vapor clouds by rainforest trees is the result of deforestation & climate change.

Picture This: Summer Snow and Gnarly Lightning

In a weird week for weather, snow fell in some spots, while rains drenched normally dry areas.

Drought Divide: Tropical Rains to Help Plains, Not SoCal

Moisture from tropical storms will bring drought-easing rains to the plains, but only flash floods to SoCal.

Mountain Forest Changes Threaten Calif. Water Supplies

Landscape changes in the warming Sierra Nevada may have major impacts on California’s economy.

Battle Wages for California’s Groundwater Rights

California’s drought stresses the need to improve how the state & the rest of us divvy up a resource in demand.

Climate Change Ups Odds of a Southwest Megadrought

A new study shows that climate change is increasing the odds of long-term drought in the Southwest.

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Renewable Fuel Standard The federal Renewable Fuel Standard encourages U.S. corn ethanol producers to boost production to 9 billion gallons by 2008.

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