November 16, 2018

Hot, dry and windy weather helped create the conditions needed for wildfires to explode in northern and southern California in November 2018. 

A photo of Ko Barrett sitting between colleagues at an IPCC meeting
November 6, 2018

Ko Barrett, a Vice Chair of the IPCC, answers questions about the group's recent special report on what 1.5°C of global warming will mean for people, ecosystems, and economies.  

October 9, 2018

The 2017-2018 water year came to a dry end in California at the end of September, a year after wet conditions alleviated drought. 

August 30, 2018

Hot, dry conditions turned northern Europe brown during the summer of 2018.

August 23, 2018

While the western United States baked under high temperatures, the eastern United States has been getting increasingly soggy this summer.

August 16, 2018

Unusually persistent harmful algal blooms have plagued fresh and salt water environments in southern Florida during the summer 2018. 

July 27, 2018

Strong winds whipped wildfires into a frenzy near Athens, Greece, during the end of July, leading to one of the worst wildfire tragedies in the country's history.

July 13, 2018

Dust from the Saharan desert blew thousands of miles across the tropical Atlantic reducing visibility and air quality.

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