Warming pushes Western US toward driest period in 1,000 years
During the second half of the 21st century, the U.S. Southwest and Great Plains will face persistent drought worse than anything seen in times ancient or modern, with the drying conditions "driven primarily" ...
Global warming doubles risk of extreme La Nina event, study shows
The risk of extreme La Niña events in the Pacific Ocean could double due to global warming, new research has shown.
Study shows how meltwater on Greenland's ice sheet contribute to rising sea levels
As the largest single chunk of melting snow and ice in the world, the massive ice sheet that covers about 80 percent of Greenland is recognized as the biggest potential contributor to rising sea levels due ...
Report claims consumers are uninformed regarding magnitude of livestock contribution to carbon emissions
Simulations show Eurasia more than twice as likely to have harsh winters due to sea ice melting
Data shows fewer tornado days in U.S. but more per event over past couple decades
Big snowstorms will still occur in Northern Hemisphere following global warming, study finds
If ever there were a silver lining to global warming, it might be the prospect of milder winters. After all, it stands to reason that a warmer climate would generate less snow.
Over 500 gas plumes found to be bubbling up in the ocean along the eastern US coast
A global temperature conundrum: Cooling or warming climate?
When the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently requested a figure for its annual report, to show global temperature trends over the last 10,000 years, the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Zhengyu ...
Satellite data shows livestock emitted more methane than oil and gas industry in 2004
Study shows nonlinear pattern of migration due to climatic variations
Researchers predict global warming will cause an increase in frequency of Indian Ocean Dipole events
Looking to space to quantify natural gas leaks on Earth
The recent increase in natural gas production could provide a bridge to a lower carbon future because it generates half the carbon dioxide (CO2) of coal when burned. However, natural gas that is leaked into ...
Ocean pipes 'not cool,' would end up warming climate
To combat global climate change caused by greenhouse gases, alternative energy sources and other types of environmental recourse actions are needed. There are a variety of proposals that involve using vertical ...