Improving crop yields in a world of extreme weather events

Farmers in the United States witnessed record-breaking extremes in temperature and drought during the last two summers, causing worldwide increases in the costs of food, feed and fiber. Indeed, many climate scientists caution ...

Heat wave risk hovers over Paris Olympics

Scorching summer heat is hard to imagine now in mid-winter Paris, but in six months when the world's athletes arrive for the Olympics, another pounding heat wave would spell trouble for organizers.

Designing cities for 21st-century weather

Weather extremes, such as heat waves and torrential rainfalls, are becoming more frequent and more intense across the United States under climate change.

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