A new study has identified thousands of incidents of previously rare or unprecedented extreme heat/humidity combinations in many parts of the world.
Driven by changing climate, a uniquely resilient organism is taking over the Arabian Sea, disrupting food chains, fisheries, oil refineries and water desalination plants.
Rapid development in flood-prone zones during recent decades helped boost the amount of property exposed to the 2018 hurricane substantially, a new Columbia-led study says.
Scientists say a long-feared megadrought, worse than anything in recorded history, seems to be starting up in southwestern North America.
The study identifies unprecedented atmospheric conditions behind devastating summer and suggests climate models may greatly underestimate future melting.