Drought

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
A rolling forest fire in Alberta, Canada, May 28, 2011. (Photo: Environment and Sustainable Resource Development/Government of Alberta)
Apocalyptic images of fire and brimstone may well be the future of our planet, according to a new scientific study which found that the recent uptick in forest fires is due in large part to human-caused climate change. The research team, from the University of Idaho and Columbia University, said that scientists have known for some time that global...
Nika Knight, staff writer
"Megadroughts" that last for decades are threatening to strike already parched...
Nika Knight, staff writer
Police and army forces shot at about 6,000 starving farmers and Lumad...