Climate change could spell increased precipitation for both dry and wet climes alike, according to analysis of 60 years of weather observations in the wettest and driest regions of the globe.
Farmers in sub-Saharan Africa could soon see staple crops begin to fail as the climate changes. Taking steps to transform current practices now could avert a future food crisis.
Economists suggested that the world's top emissions producer may have achieved climate goals 16 years ahead of schedule, in a paper published Monday. China's climate change envoy begs to differ.
Brushes with America's national bird are becoming increasingly common as their numbers rise.
Although February resulted in less-than-hoped-for rainfall for the scorched West Coast, forecasters predict that March will deliver some much-needed drought relief.
Pollinator populations around the world are declining, threatening hundreds of billions of dollars worth of agriculture. Humans are part of the problem, say scientists, but they can also be part of the solution.
As large carnivore populations continue to decline, their prey have become fearless – which is bad for the ecosystem.
Massachusetts officials want to turn an island in the state's largest reservoir into a refuge for the critically endangered snakes, despite alarm from nearby residents.
The barren National Park is typically void of flowers or greenery. But every 10 years or so 'super blooms' of wildflowers fill the desert, say park rangers.