In the past, Lake Victoria dried out swiftly and often when rainfall was limited. Climate change might bring about those conditions again within a century.
Experts have given the United States a warning: Reduce greenhouse gas emissions, or suffer the consequences of lower productivity and a sicker population for generations to come.
The communities most in need of federal property buyouts after a flood are the communities least likely to get them.
A satellite-based early-warning signal may spot the start of a forest’s decline and give forest managers more time to save its life.
Integrating Earth science research and observations into adaptation planning helps identify effective strategies to manage climate risks.
Naturally occurring contaminants and human-made pollution in drinking water supply may be harmful to human health.
Arctic Warming and East Asia Weather Linkage Workshop; Incheon, South Korea, 13 May 2019
A new study finds that rainfall rates are recovering in some cities since a 1966–1990 dry spell, but precipitation is still down overall since 1950.
An unprecedented global assessment examines climate, economic, and governance threats to mountain systems and the benefits they provide, suggesting pathways toward sustainability.
A special issue dedicated to modeling the impacts of stratospheric sulfur dioxide injections is a crucial step toward understanding the climate goals this intervention can—and cannot—achieve.