An unexpectedly early winter storm buried cattle ranchers in South Dakota. They’re trying to rebuild, but the shutdown in DC …
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?
Thanks to population growth and climate change, water is becoming an ever more precious resources—putting extra emphasis on efficiency. How one beer company is getting more buzz from its water
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
The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico—a growing and shrinking region of oxygen-free water—could be the largest on record this summer, thanks to flooding and fertilizer runoff.
The wildfire season is starting early in southern California this year, thanks in part to an unusually dry winter and spring. As the climate warms, will drought and fires become the norm?
Last year was the hottest ever for the continental U.S. — and it wasn’t even close. Just in case you needed more evidence that the climate really is changing
Food prices have been on the rise since 2007, thanks in part to bad weather and increasing demand from biofuels and developing nations. But there’s one cause that hasn’t gotten much attention: financial speculation in crop …
The U.S. experienced the worst drought in half a century this year. But it’s nothing compared to the man-made devastation of the Dust Bowl, as a new documentary shows.
The drought is eating away at U.S. crops—and climate change could make it worse in the future. Are GM crops an answer?