by Joe Romm Posted on September 9, 2014 Updated: September 9, 2014
If you thought you’d noticed deluges becoming more intense, you were right. Thanks to climate change, when it rains, it pours, literally. Some 70 percent more precipitation falls in the heaviest rain events now than it did in 1958. Here's why.
by Jeff Spross Posted on July 23, 2014
Roughly 600 Chicago buildings were flooded by sewage last year as increased rainfall from climate change overwhelms the city's aging waste water infrastructure.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 8, 2014 Updated: May 9, 2014
The Northeast should brace for some seriously soggy weather as climate change leads to more intense downpours in the region.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 27, 2014 Updated: March 27, 2014
As rescue crews and search dogs continue to scour day and night for survivors, it's worth a moment to reflect on the importance of accurately communicating science in a situation like this.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on January 23, 2014
NASA announced on Wednesday that it has five missions planned for 2014 that are designed to collect much needed data on Earth's vital signs, from the water cycle, to wind patterns and pollution.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on January 16, 2014
At least 13 people are dead, and over 40,000 forced from their homes after torrential rains, which first started Tuesday, caused flooding and landslides in northern Indonesia.
by Ari Phillips Posted on November 12, 2013 Updated: November 12, 2013
A new study finds that climate change is pushing rainfall patterns towards the poles, making wet areas wetter and dry areas dryer, as predicted by climate models.