Global temperature rise of 2C could see Australia hit by heat extremes similar to the “angry summer” of 2012-13 in almost four out of every five... Read More
While climate change tends to be associated with extreme weather events or the long-term rise in global average temperature, a new study takes a... Read More
A megadrought spanning several decades could be almost certain to hit the American southwest this century if greenhouse gas emissions are not curbed,... Read More
Extreme weather increases the risk of armed conflict in ethnically-diverse countries, a new study suggests. ... Read More
Many small island nations will increasingly lose access to fresh water over the course of the century — but their size means they have been... Read More
Over the past five decades, hundreds of droughts and heatwaves have struck countries across the world. A new study finds that these events caused an... Read More
Research out today maps where power plants around the world are most at risk from higher water temperatures and decreased water availability. ... Read More
Increasing population and demand for water are the main causes behind a major drought in southeastern Brazil in 2014-15, a new study finds. ... Read More
Frequent droughts and habitat loss could push drought-sensitive butterflies in the UK to local extinction by the middle of the century, new research... Read More
Trees could take up to four years to return to normal growth rates in the aftermath of a severe drought, a new study finds. ... Read More
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