Thursday, October 22, 2015

Above-average rainfall this past spring in Morton, Illinois, the so-called “pumpkin capital of the world,” is to blame for a pumpkin shortage this fall. 

Can we blame El Niño for this year’s global coral bleaching event?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

For three days in 2005, flooding from Hurricane Katrina cut off the only road to Port Fourchon. Officials had to decide: did the risk of future flooding justify the cost of raising the roadway out of the Gulf's rising waters?

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Will global warming cause tourism at U.S. National Parks to warm up or overheat?

Globally, carbon emissions from fires were near the long-term average in 2014, but North America's emissions were 70% higher than average.

While slightly wetter than 2013, the global average soil moisture in 2014 was near-normal.