Wildfires Strike Northern California Once Again

Thousands were forced to flee their homes Monday as major wildfires encroached on a charred area of Northern California still recovering from severe blazes in recent years, sparking concern the state ...

Historic Drought Devastates South Europe Crops

Italian durum wheat and dairy farmer Attilio Tocchi saw warning signs during the winter of the dramatic drought to come at his holding a mile away from the Tuscan coast. "When it still hadn't rained ...

‘Hydrological Extremes’ Become ‘New Normal’

Texas struggled through its driest year in history in 2011. Four years later was its wettest ever. The Mississippi River rose to all-time-high flood levels in 2011. In 2012, it hit its second-lowest. ...

La Niña May Not Address California Drought

El Nino couldn't bail California out of an unprecedented drought. Don't count on La Nina to do any better. California, in its fifth year of drought, gets most of its water from November to March. The ...