Scientists investigating Hawaii's destructive Kīlauea eruption in 2018 found a surprising link to heavy rainfall, which is expected to increase in frequency due to the climate crisis.
Climate models reveal that renewable energy projects in the Sahara could spark a twofold increase in local rainfall, enabling vegetation to take hold.
A new study looks at 30 years' worth of tree data from the eastern US.
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has blamed the torrential downpours on climate change, as diplomats meeting in Paris try to secure a global pact on limiting global warming.
Researchers at Columbia and Stanford universities say 97 of the world's freshwater basins are at risk of diminished supplies unless greenhouse gas emissions are reduced.
A new study found that high temperatures brought about by global warming probably made the drought 15 to 20 percent worse by sapping rivers and lakes, soil, and vegetation of moisture.
The number of record-breaking rainstorms jumped 56 percent in Southeast Asia in the last three decades and is up 12 precent worldwide.
Experts say that more intense rainfall, brought about El Niño, is flooding and eroding the centuries-old Chan Chan site, located on Peru's northwest coast.
Temperatures for the month were over seven degrees warmer than the 20th-century average — the latest in a two-year streak of broken temperature and precipitation records.
While no single event can be attributed to climate change, the likelihood of an extremely hot day occurring is higher because of human greenhouse gas emissions — much like smoking increases a person's chance of contracting cancer.