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Grim 2022 drought outlook for Western US offers warnings for the...

Imtiaz Rangwala, University of Colorado Boulder Much of the western U.S. has been in the grip of an unrelenting...

Ocean heat is at record levels, with major consequences

Kevin Trenberth, University of Auckland The world witnessed record-breaking climate and weather disasters in 2021, from destructive flash floods...

Why can’t we throw all our trash into a volcano and...

Emily Johnson, US Geological Survey Curious Kids is a series for children of all ages. If you have a question you’d like an expert...

When hotter and drier means more – but eventually less –...

Maureen C Kennedy, University of Washington; Don McKenzie, University of Washington, and Jeremy Littell, US Geological Survey There is...

Lighter pavement really does cool cities when it’s done right

Hessam AzariJafari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Randolph E. Kirchain, Massachusetts Institute of Technology When heat waves hit, people...

Knowing how heat and humidity affect your body can help you...

JohnEric W. Smith, Mississippi State University Less than a month into North America’s official summer, heat waves are blistering...

Lighter pavement really does cool cities when it’s done right

Hessam AzariJafari, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Randolph E. Kirchain, Massachusetts Institute of Technology When heat waves hit, people...

Wildfires are contaminating drinking water systems, and it’s more widespread than...

Andrew J. Whelton, Purdue University More than 58,000 fires scorched the United States last year, and 2021 is on...

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