Ancient chronicles told of an unusually cold summer in the year of 1258. Now researchers have found the volcanic eruption that temporarily changed the planet’s climate.
As subsidized rates of federal flood insurance rise, property owners along the coasts get angry. But we need insurance that reflects the risks of a changing planet
A wild year of weather in Colorado continues, with a lack of rain giving way to far too much. Is this what life in a warmer world will be like?
Torrential rains have caused at least 6 deaths near Boulder as floodwaters destroy roads and spark mudslides.
How severe is the rainfall that has drenched Boulder over the past week? The city has already broken the record for annual precipitation—with more than three months left to go in the year
We’ve passed the midpoint of the Atlantic hurricane season, and there’s been not a storm to see. What does a hurricane drought tell us about how climate change will impact tropical cyclones?
When an earthquake strikes a poor country, the international community is quick to send aid. But some of that money would do more good before disaster hits
The disastrous wildfire chewing through Yosemite National Park won’t be the last blaze of a hot, dry summer in the West. Why there are more fires to come
Tokyo escaped damage in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. But a new study indicates that aftershocks from the quake may have increased the seismic danger the Japanese megacity faces
A new study names the global cities most at risk at coastal flooding—both today, and in a warmer future.