Rising temperatures will endanger the US corn belt, a key source of calories for the growing global population.
One of the biggest sources of climate uncertainty is how clouds will behave. Caltech physicist Tapio Schneider is trying to give us some answers.
The social cost of carbon could guide us toward intelligent policies—if only we knew what it was.
Extreme weather could wipe out existing breeds of coffee plants in Central America. But researchers are making genetic improvements.
Droughts and floods have pushed the nation’s leaky, polluted, and half-done water systems to the brink.
Climate change makes it even harder to find water on the edge of the Sahara. Now herders in Mali rely on images from space to...
There are plans to fortify the city’s 520 miles of coast—but some of them will be unpopular.
Sargassum is infesting Mexico’s coastline. Researchers are scrambling to stop an ecological crisis, and maybe even make something good of it.
The weather will get worse, but that doesn’t mean disasters have to.
Unprecedented wildfires are breaking out all over the world. Is Australia leading the way in fighting them?