Daniel Swain writes that despite recent storms, most of California is still below 50% of average for this time of year.
A new model for solar farms that “colocates” crops and solar panels could result in the harvesting of valuable biofuel crops in addition to solar energy.
Pamela Matson’s research in environment and sustainability issues have earned her global recognition as a pioneer in the field of environmental science.
Chris Field says that adapting to the realities of climate change is "just going to be something that great nations do."
Stanford's Chris Field has spent five years leading a large team of international scientists as they prepared a major United Nations report on the state and fate of the world's climate.
Climate change is affecting all parts of the globe, and the gap between the latest science on climatic change and government action to cut greenhouse emissions remains large, according to a sweeping U.N. report out today.
David Lobell says the impacts of climate change "are already evident in many places in the world."
Chris Field states: "Dealing effectively with climate change is one of the defining challenges of the 21st century."
Noah Diffenbaugh tells National Geographic that "In the U.S. we have seen acute effects of severe heat on corn, cotton, and soy yields."
An increase of more than two degrees Celsius in average global temperature is likely to cause yields of wheat, rice and maize to fall throughout the 21st century. Early adaptation could increase projected yields by up to 15 percent.