Drought

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Pastoralists living in the Ewaso Ngiro river basin in central Kenya dig for water on April 4, 2017.
"In many parts of the world," said one researcher, "changes in groundwater flows due to climate change could have a very long legacy."
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The Chelan Butte fire encroaches on homes in coastal Washington state. (Photo: Ben Brooks/cc/flickr)
Pair of new studies show how American climate refugees will 'reshape'...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A rolling forest fire in Alberta, Canada, May 28, 2011. (Photo: Environment and Sustainable Resource Development/Government of Alberta)
Researchers found that wildfires will worsen exponentially until there are no...

Further

The leaked news from this week's Japan gathering of climate scientists on the U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is even worse than all the earlier climate change news that somehow - oh foolish arrogant species - has yet to effect the change it warrants: The dangers of a warming Earth are immediate and human, likely prompting hunger, disease, drought, flooding, refugees and war, and we are not prepared for any of it. The report uses one word over 5,000 times: risk. "It's not far-...