So far this year, more than 24,000 fires have burned across the U.S., the highest in at least 10 years.
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While the amounts vary according to region, the inundation will lead to more coastal flooding and make tidal and storm surge more severe, a new U.S. report said.
Jet stream changes can cause winds to weaken, allowing dangerous weather to remain stuck in the same place for days or weeks at a time.
Summer in the Northern Hemisphere is just days old, but the extremes keep piling up.
Almost three-fourths of the western U.S. is gripped by drought so severe that it’s off the charts of anything recorded in the 20-year history of the U.S. Drought Monitor.
Global prices for food and crops in much of the world are at multi-year highs and there’s a culprit far larger than human commerce: La Nina.
The newest climate models can no longer find evidence of a temperature flip in the Atlantic every few decades, suggesting the phenomenon was caused by something else.