The latest in climate change attribution and the law

The evolving field of climate change attribution science plays a critical role in shaping our understanding of how humans are affecting the global climate system, and in informing discussions about responsibility for climate ...

Study reveals climate change impact on Antarctic penguins

Antarctic penguins have been on the forefront of climate change, experiencing massive changes to their natural habitat as the world's temperatures and human activity in the region have increased. Now, new research has revealed ...

Future flash drought will increase over humid regions

Flash drought is a new phenomenon with increasing prominence due to global warming. Drought develops rapidly without sufficient early warning, and has stricken the world with severe impacts during recent years, such as the ...

West Africa: Human-induced air pollution is higher than expected

Emissions of volatile organic pollutants in West Africa are 100 to 150 times higher than current estimates for the region, according to a study by researchers from the CNRS and Université Clermont-Auvergne, in collaboration ...

As temperatures rise, more California forests will burn

On August 5, a Washington Post headline announced, "This year's fire season in California could be 'very active.'" In spite of the wet winter, the Golden State was expected to face "an above-normal chance for large wildfires ...

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