By 2050, the severity of widespread summer drought is projected to almost triple in California.
Many vegetables, fruits, and nuts production will be impacted by drought. Over a third of the country’s vegetables and two thirds of the country’s fruits and nuts were produced in California in 2013.
Climate change is creating an “unprecedented” risk of severe drought in the Southwest and Central Plains... More
With drought and climate change conspiring to push California’s summer wildfire season into premature overdrive, the state’s lead wildfire agency has acquired a multimillion dollar arsenal to help it cope with unprecedented numbers of dying trees... More
Spring and summer — two key seasons for wildfires — have warmed 2.1°F across the West, on average... More
The Southwest is already the most arid part of the U.S. Now new research indicates it’s becoming even more dry as wet weather patterns, quite literally, dry up... More