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Warming Could Push Earth’s Rains Northward

Warming Could Push Earth’s Rains Northward

  • Published: May 31st, 2017

Rain belts could be pushed northward as the Northern Hemisphere warms faster than the Southern Hemisphere.

Climate Change Could Slash Staple Crops

Climate Change Could Slash Staple Crops

  • Published: May 21st, 2017

Extreme weather is estimated to cut production of major crops by 23 percent over the next 30 years.

Warmer Temperatures Drying the Rio Grande

Warmer Temperatures Drying the Rio Grande

  • Published: May 12th, 2017

Rising temperatures are causing less of each winter’s snowpack to flow down a major river as water.

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

U.S. Drought at Lowest Level in Nearly Two Decades

  • Published: May 9th, 2017

After years of widespread, intense drought, the U.S. is experiencing its smallest drought footprint since 2000.

Europe’s Farming Vulnerable with Water Scarcity

Europe’s Farming Vulnerable with Water Scarcity

  • Published: Apr 30th, 2017

Climate change-induced water scarcity could push up prices for meat and dairy in Europe.

U.N. Risk Chief: Put a Price on Disasters

U.N. Risk Chief: Put a Price on Disasters

  • Published: Apr 29th, 2017

Calculating the costs of natural disasters could be a valuable way to recognize the potential for damage.

100 Days of Climate

100 Days of Climate

  • Published: Apr 28th, 2017

Over Trump's first 100 days, we're going to show what science tells us about our warming world.

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather

  • Published: Apr 24th, 2017

Global warming made heat records more likely for about 80 percent of an observed area of the globe.