Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

Warming May Turn Africa’s Arid Sahel Green: Researchers

  • Published: Jul 8th, 2017

One of Africa's driest regions - the Sahel - could turn greener if the planet warms more than 2 degrees Celsius.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

Climate Change Altering Droughts, Impacts Across U.S.

  • Published: Jun 22nd, 2017

Climate change may be altering the characteristics and impacts of drought across the U.S.

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.

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.

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.

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

Scientists: Get Used to Wildfires in a Warming World

  • Published: Apr 17th, 2017

Communities across the West will have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of wildfires.

Calif. Snowpack Healthy Again, but Warming Looms Large

Calif. Snowpack Healthy Again, but Warming Looms Large

  • Published: Apr 3rd, 2017

California finally has a healthy mountain snowpack, but as temperatures continue to rise, that could change in the future.