What is an El Niño? And what potential impact could it have for California? Daniel Swain explains. The California Weather Blog.
David Lobell and colleagues report in the journal Science that the scientific drive to gain more and more productivity from the same area of soil has been accompanied by an unexpected sensitivity to drought conditions.
Noah Diffenbaugh & Deepti Singh discuss changes in monsoons and identifying climate change.
The Stanford Earth Sciences dean was cited for her pioneering work in sustainable agriculture.
Noah Diffenbaugh, associate professor of Earth sciences, offered hope, after painting a grim picture of what our world will look like if we continue on our current trajectory of energy consumption.
U.S. corn yields are growing more sensitive to heat and drought, according to research by environmental scientist David Lobell. Farmers are faced with difficult tradeoffs in adapting to a changing climate in which unfavorable weather will become more common.
Climate change could strengthen African Easterly Waves, which could in turn have consequences for rainfall in the Sahel region of northern Africa, the formation of Atlantic hurricanes, and dust transport across the Atlantic Ocean.
A collaboration between Noah Diffenbaugh and Bala Rajaratnam has discovered recent changes in the rainfall patterns of the South Asian summer monsoon.
Robert Jackson says the old, decaying cast-iron pipes that transport natural gas beneath many cities are disasters waiting to happen.