A range of observations show that a shift in land-atmosphere coupling exacerbated the hot drought experienced in Europe in 2018.
Behind Uganda’s lavish beauty, climate change has taken its toll: Death, destroyed properties, and displaced communities increase as above-normal rainfall floods the country.
As the world heats up, the number and duration of combined stress events are increasing, causing harmful environmental and human impacts.
The experimental design used in climate vulnerability assessments can strongly influence the assessments’ findings and skew decisions about which factors are most important for informing adaptation.
A new book highlights research progress on El Niño Southern Oscillation dynamics and impacts and how they may change in a warmer world.
Without a significant reduction in usage, committed emissions from coal and gas plants in the United States are already incompatible with the country’s pledges under the Paris climate agreement.
Pausing a long-term soil warming experiment revealed that previously warmed plots remained both warmer and drier compared to plots which had not experienced previous soil warming.
A new international collaboration found that dry inland waters—no matter where they were located—contributed significant global carbon dioxide emissions.
Modeling of mysteriously fluctuating water levels in the Great Lakes has helped to optimize the prices of shipping insurance contracts along with investments in dredging navigation channels.
Researchers use remote sensing technology to carry out a global survey of large freshwater lakes.