Glasses of beer
January 13, 2016

How can climate extremes affect our nation’s most popular alcoholic beverage?

September 11, 2015

To climb out of the bottom 20% bracket for 5-year precipitation totals, precipitation in the upcoming water year must be 135-160% of normal in northern California, 160% of normal in the Southeast, and 198% of normal in the San Joaquin Valley.

July 24, 2015

Hot and dry are the perfect ingredients for wildfires, and the recipe was on the menu across western North America in 2015.

March 6, 2015

Government officials have already announced a potential water rationing program as well as expected blackouts to conserve electricity in case rains do not pick up. If they don’t, Brazil is almost certainly facing its driest back-to-back rainy seasons in at least 35 years.

February 12, 2015

Deadly flooding has replaced the dry start to the 2014-2015 southern Africa monsoon, and the wet season has several months left go.

February 11, 2015

Millions of people in southern Africa depend on monsoon rains that begin around November and last until March or April. If the monsoon is erratic, millions of people can suffer. So far in 2014-2015, the monsoon in southeastern Africa has been anything but normal.

January 12, 2015

As California's wet season began in December 2014, it seemed the atmosphere had finally remembered how to rain on the West Coast. Does this mean we can finally stop talking about the drought?

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