Browse by Month
- Department:July 31, 2012
The current drought in the Southwest is not drier or longer-lasting than historic episodes documented in tree rings, but the current dry conditions stand out from the historical record by being hotter, according to Jonathan Overpeck, professor of geosciences at the University of Arizona.
- July 9, 2012
Scorching temperatures during the second half of June 2012 broke or tied over 170 all-time temperature records in cities across America.