The global water supply is dwindling and, once again, climate change is to blame.
Prisoners at facilities across the Carolinas will be forced to stay put as the states evacuate their coastlines.
Experts expect Hurricane Lane to move close to or over the islands in coming days, and even if the storm's center doesn't make landfall, the islands could be walloped with rain and wind.
Their failure to connect the dots between extreme heat and global warming is a fatal mistake, and we’re all paying the price.
People adapted to cool wet summers or hot dry summers could face a range of pest infections in crops or pathogens in crowded communities as insects and microbes seize a new set of opportunities.
Think of it as down-to-earth geoengineering. Some simple actions could make a big difference to city life in the long, hot summer.
After struggling through a large and intense snowstorm, the region is facing brutal cold. New Hampshire's Mount Washington has recorded a wind chill of close to 100 degrees below zero.
More frequent droughts, predicted for the future, may not allow ecosystems enough time to recover before the next prolonged dry spell.
Cities and towns across Europe are being warned to adapt to the battering they face from intense storms as extreme weather events become more frequent.