by Marlene Cimons -- Guest Contributor Oct 6, 2015
In a first-of-a-kind study, scientists examined the relationships between fetal development and pregnant women's exposure to low precipitation and very hot days.
by Emily Atkin Sep 16, 2015
No one laughed.
by Samantha Page Sep 15, 2015
Using tree rings from blue oaks, researchers found a new way to show how very, very dry it is.
by Joe Romm Sep 3, 2015
A landmark study in the journal Nature documents an expansion of the world's dry and semi-arid climate regions since 1950 -- and attributes it to human-caused global warming.
by Natasha Geiling Aug 27, 2015
Through a mix of water markets, efficiency measures, and groundwater pumping, California farmers have avoided the worst of the drought. But how long can these measures be sustained?
by Samantha Page Aug 21, 2015
Oil and gas extraction contributes to climate changes, which causes drought, which affects oil and gas production. To everything, turn, turn, turn?
by Katie Valentine Aug 20, 2015
Scientists have linked the extreme drought to climate change before, but this is the first study to determine how much of the drought can be blamed on climate change.
by Alice Ollstein Aug 10, 2015
Like the debt crisis, the most severe impacts of the drought are disproportionately hitting the island's poor.
by Samantha Page Aug 4, 2015
Fire season in California started early this year and has been exacerbated by drought and high temperatures.
by Alan Pyke Jul 18, 2015
California is aflame amid the worst drought since 600 years before the printing press was invented.