Precipitation data and high-resolution modeling suggest that extreme rainfall events under a changing climate will be shorter, more intense, and more widely spread out.
Different indicators change in different ways, but climate models project a clear trend of increasing heat stress.
Individual choices like the adoption of electric vehicles are going to factor heavily in meeting the climate objectives of the Paris Agreement.
A new analysis highlights the importance of carefully selecting the environmental variables used to drive future changes in wildfire burn area in climate models.
New climate projections could inform long-term wildfire and water resources management strategies in California and Nevada.
Researchers identified climatic and geomorphic risk factors that led to record-breaking fires across Australia during the 2019–2020 fire season.
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.
New research uses 5,000 years of geological data to understand how and when sea level rise will affect the livability of low-lying reef islands.
Monetizing environmental services of biofuel feedstocks could incentivize farmers to take advantage of marginal agricultural lands while also benefiting the landscape.