Electric vehicles are a useful tool for fighting sweaty city summers reports a new study.
The globe's hottest year is confirmed by the Japanese Meteorological Agency.
So much heat is emitted by air conditioning units in Phoenix it actually raises the city's outdoor temperature at night. Continue reading →
Climate change will trigger harsher and more frequent heat waves in the next 30 years regardless of the amount of Earth-warming CO2 we emit.
Out of a year of chaotic weather extremes, climate scientists are beginning to see a pattern.
Last month, like many before it, had heat that was above average, and temperatures during the second half of June broke or tied records in 173 locations.
Combining studies trying to identify the best type of corn to grow in Africa with weather data shows that corn overall is a risky crop during droughts and high temperatures.
Nearly 47 percent of the country suffers under drought conditions according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. If only the contiguous 48 states are considered, the figure jumps to approximately 56 percent.
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