Why This Winter's El Niño Will Not Bring More Rain to California
A conversation with Jan Null, a weather forecaster who explains why expectations of a wet winter are misplaced.
How Increasingly Severe El Niños Are Threatening Tropical Forests Around the World
And with tropical forests storing almost 250 billion tons of carbon, their fate has major implications for the Earth's atmosphere.
Wildfires Mark the New Reality of Climate Change in 2017
As fire conditions intensify around the globe, scientists are helping countries prepare for a fiery new normal.
The Escalating Global-Warming Crisis, in One Chart
It's really getting hot in here.
Hello, El Niño: The Pacific Ocean Is Looking a Lot Like It Did in 1997
Forecasters say we have a 95 percent chance of having an El Niño event this winter, but predicting its local effects is iffier.