Britain is suffering through its worst drought since the 1970s.
Flash flooding often follows periods of drought.
The UK is no stranger to drought – especially southern England.
Despite international and national responses to the drought, the situation is dire. The government’s response is a lesson in how not to deal with drought.
Water companies are presenting people with an ethical dilemma.
It’s not just mosquitos. Flooding, extreme heat and other climate-related hazards are bringing people into contact with pathogens more often, and affecting people’s ability to fight off disease.
Unlike this time, the dry summer of 1976 followed a particularly dry year.
Rationing water at home will benefit moisture-starved ecosystems.
Federal Labor has pledged to deliver the Murray Darling Basin Plan. But a new report casts serious doubt on that promise.
Determining whether a region or farm is “in drought” is a longstanding and complex problem which remains important to our future drought response.
Many wildlife species face an uncertain future due to recurring, severe drought.
The UK recorded blistering hot temperatures as the US and Europe also experienced sweltering heat waves.
A change in climate may have triggered the decline and collapse of the Mayan city of Mayapán in the 15th century.
Considering South Africa’s climatic advantage, the fraction of electricity generated from renewable energy technologies is low.
Plant breeding, informed by genetic analysis, could be critical to the future of one of the world’s oldest crops.
Fires today are hotter and more destructive, thanks in part to a warming climate.
Our research shows that although climate change is a key factor in starting conflict in eastern Africa, it’s not always the most important one.
Counties have better knowledge of the impact of food insecurity on households but lack the will and capacity to tackle it.
Fire weather reason – when wildfires are most likely to strike – has expanded almost everywhere.
Stemming the water crisis in the western US will require cities and rural areas to work together to make water use on farms – the largest source of demand – more efficient.