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Three Ways The West Can Adapt To Drought

As temperatures rise, droughts will worsen across the American West. Here's how to adapt.

Climate Change Makes Droughts in Australia Worse

Climate Council report says decreases in average rainfall have dire ramifications for health & agriculture.

One Farmer’s Battle with California’s Worst Drought

California’s byzantine water system and crushing drought are leading farmers to extraordinary measures.

Atlantic Circulation Weaker Than In Last Thousand Years

Climate change blamed for breakdown of currents that circulate heat, nutrients through the Atlantic.

Here’s Where Ocean Acidification Will Hit the U.S. Hardest

Ocean acidification is coming for your shellfish, but its impacts will be far from even across the U.S.

Can Grains of the Past Help Us Weather Future Storms?

Combining science with traditional knowledge, researchers turn to ancient rice as a source of climate resilience.

Climate, Satellite Gaps are Risky Business for Feds

Climate change and a looming satellite gap pose some of the biggest risks to the U.S. government.

Is pH a Red Herring for Ocean Acidification?

New research points to saturation state, not pH, as the most pressing metric to track when it comes to shellfish survival.

Farming Now Worse For Climate Than Deforestation

Farming is now the leading source of land-based greenhouse gas pollution as deforestation has slowed.

Climate Change Mitigation’s Best-Kept Secret

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas — but there’s a lot we can do about it.

Warming Will Reduce Wheat Production, Research Shows

One of the most important crops is set to fall by 6 percent for each 1°C rise in temperature, say scientists.

Green Bonds May Help Limit Effects of Climate Change

Green bonds are drawing increased attention for financing projects that provide climate benefits.

‘Green Revolution’ Brings Greater CO2 Swings

Intense farming methods may be leading to greater seasonal swings in the global carbon cycle.

Palm Oil Production Poses Problems for the Climate

Palm oil production can damage the local environment and global climate but solutions are out there.

Industrial Farming Plows Up Brazil’s ‘Underground Forest’

Industrial farming is rapidly destroying Brazil's Cerrado and creating a ticking carbon bomb.

Climate Change Disrupts Bee’s Pollination of Flowers

Research reveals that rising temperatures are causing bees to fly before flowers have bloomed.

Great Barrier Reef Plan Doesn’t Address CO2 Emissions

Scientists warn the plan to protect the reef is likely to prove ineffectual unless CO2 emissions are cut.

From Grid Waste to Good Taste

An innovative farm is hoping to score a win-win by producing crops while reducing power grid waste.

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.

Frost Free Season is Getting Longer

All regions of the continental U.S. have seen the frost-free season, defined as the stretch between the last below-32°F reading in the spring…

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Winter Precipitation Trends A graphical look at how winter precipitation is trending across the U.S.

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