Global sea rise caused by heat-trapping pollution and a gradual sinking of the land around the Chesapeake have combined to create some of the world’s fastest local rates of sea rise.
The Dixie fire grew most explosively on nine of 10 such days, finds analysis of weather station and fire data.
At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic and during the ensuing economic slowdown, Jacksonville virtually shut down.
As seas rise at a quickening pace, the water continues to creep closer to where the city’s students spend most of their days — in its 11 public schools.
Corn and soybean yields may fall 5% globally between 2050 and 2100 because of the combination of a drier and hotter climate.
The new research on warming temperatures and drought warns that drier heat waves will reduce harvests, threatening to further narrow farmers’ profit margins.
Like most cities, Charlotte has been warming more quickly than surrounding areas.