A new South American Drought Atlas reveals that unprecedented widespread, intense droughts and unusually wet periods have been on the rise since the mid-20th century.
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Climate change will intensify winds that steer hurricanes north over Texas in the late 21st century, increasing the odds for fast-moving storms like 2008’s Ike, compared with slow-movers like 2017’s Harvey, says new research.
An American infrastructure revitalization program could put people to work while improving the efficiency and quality of our communities and economy.
Although emissions temporarily dipped due to coronavirus, the numbers are bouncing back quickly as economies reopen.
As the Cuomo administration emerges from the hardest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, questions remain as to how the state plans to achieve its ambitious decarbonization goals.
In its new report, the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis decided to select more solutions — more technologies, more policy options, and more innovation.
Changes in carbon emissions, individual behaviors, and government responses will have a big impact on the environment and our ability to combat climate change.
But experts say it’s not too late to reduce the most serious effects of these compound issues.
Research by Center for Climate and Life Fellow Pierre Dutrieux will lead to greater understanding of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet’s future stability and associated sea level rise.
In a century or two, future generations will be able to ‘read’ the pandemic chapter in ice cores — if glaciers still exist then.