(NEW YORK) -- Recent deadly flooding events around the world are evidence of the planet's changing relationship with precipitation as global temperatures continue to warm, according to environmental experts. While the link between the climate change and extreme precipitation is straightforward, quantifying the link remains... Read More.
(SALINA, Kan.) -- NASA recently began new research to investigate how extreme summer weather may be affecting the upper layers of earth's atmosphere. Kenneth Bowman, Ph.D., the principal investigator for the Dynamics and Chemistry of the Summer Stratosphere (DCOTSS) research project, spoke to reporters about... Read More.
(NEW YORK) —The probability of record-shattering heat waves is increasing due to climate change, according to scientists who are measuring temperature predictions in a new way. Researchers that looked into rate of warming, rather than how much warming has occurred, found that record-shattering heat waves... Read More.
(CAMBRIDGE, Md.) -- While extreme heat waves, wildfires and devastating flooding bring attention to the impacts of climate change, some parts of the country are fighting more pernicious effects that threaten both protected ecosystems and important landmarks of American history. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is... Read More.
(CLEVELAND) -- Following decades of backlash from the Native American community, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team announced that the franchise will change its name from the Indians to the Guardians. The team initially announced its intention to change its name in December 2020, but the... Read More.
(VAN HORN, Texas) -- Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is set to launch to the edge of space on Tuesday, fulfilling a lifelong dream and ushering in a new era of space tourism via the first crewed flight from his private space-faring firm Blue Origin. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Imagine a world where water is scarce in the West -- or at least stretches of the increasingly hot and dry landscape. A decades-long megadrought spurred by climate change, which has led to alarmingly low reservoir levels in the region, nearing or... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) — For Meg Keene, climate change is something that not only needs to be addressed but is also very difficult to cope with personally. "As someone with anxiety, I kind of try not to think too much about the future with regards to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It was more than 90 degrees in Moranda Rasmussen's Portland, Oregon, apartment during a historic heat wave late last month when the 27-year-old began to panic. They have cerebral palsy and depression and rely on Supplemental Security Income while they work... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The heat wave that hit the Northwest this past weekend and into this week is one for the record books, and likely has links to climate change, experts say. "This heat wave is simply astounding," said Robert Rohde, Ph.D., lead scientist at... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A historic heat wave is headed for the Pacific Northwest, with temperatures expected to surpass all-time records in some regions, threatening the lives of some residents. Over the weekend, temperatures will be soaring over 100 degrees in major cities like Seattle and... Read More.