Carbon storage in Borneo’s tropical rainforests faces a dual threat from deforestation for agriculture and droughts caused by El Niño events, a new... Read More
The El Niño event of 2015-16 was one of the strongest on record, bringing flooding to much of South America, southern US and East Africa, and severe... Read More
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The combination of a strong El Niño event and human-caused climate change created optimal conditions for the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in... Read More
Last year saw records in the Earth’s climate system continue to tumble, says the latest State of the Climate report from the US National Oceanic and... Read More
The phenomenon known as El Niño, which combined with human-caused warming to supercharge global temperature in 2015/16 and brought chaotic weather... Read More
Almost as soon as the news broke that 2015 was the hottest year in the modern record, the conversation quickly turned to how much of the... Read More
The strongest hurricane ever seen in the western hemisphere came ashore in southwest Mexico at 6:15pm local time on Friday. Looming menacingly off the... Read More
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