Fire, Fort McMurray, Canada, Wildfire, Forest fire
May 12, 2016

A massive wildfire in northern Alberta has grown out of control, causing the evacuation of Fort McMurray, a city of 80,000 people. What climate conditions fostered this unusual early-season fire?

May 31, 2016

Using climate simulations, water managers in the Colorado River basin helped helped stakeholders imagine and prepare for future risks.

April 20, 2016

Drought has gripped many islands across the Pacific thanks to El Niño and a lack of rainfall. 

March 11, 2016

For the third winter in a row, temperatures were well above normal for much of Alaska, leaving Alaskans to wonder, where's winter?

February 17, 2016

The dismal rainy season in southern Africa has destroyed crops, killed livestock, and even led to blackouts. El Niño probably had something to do with it. 

February 3, 2016

Rains arrived in California during January 2016, but the drought remains.

July 28, 2015

Dangerous flooding amidst a record drought? Just call it another week in California.

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.

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