Researchers suggest that the increasingly hot and dry Western U.S. is just beginning to pay off a "fire deficit."
After aggravating the West's destructive wildfires, record heat will engulf much of the country this week.
By 2030, sea levels on most of California’s coast will be 5 inches higher than 10 years ago. By 2100, it will be 3 feet higher.
Under projected models of a warming planet, fire frequency could increase in the U.S. within 30 years.
Wildfire season is off to a fast start in the Southwest, and dry summer anticipated may bring above average fire activity.
In the short run, there is good news about Colorado River Basin water supplies, but climate change and increasing water demand point to long-term problems.
Fueled by drought conditions, the 2011 wildfire season is off to an explosive start. Is this a preview of what's to come with global warming?
A new study shows that yellow starthistle, a highly invasive grassland weed, is likely to thrive in a world enriched by greenhouse gases.