Two new papers find that the line that divides the moist East and arid West is edging eastward due to climate change—and the implications for farming and other pursuits could be huge.
A new study co-authored by Maureen Raymo calculates that if we eat half as many burgers and steaks each week, it could have a profound effect on carbon emissions and the environment.
The landlocked are surrounding the Dead Sea suffered long megadroughts in the past. Now, climate change threatens to inflict such conditions again on this already sere, volatile region.
A study co-authored by Michael Puma found food security risks for the entire globe hiding in the water use practices of major food producing nations.
During the second half of the 21st century, the U.S. Southwest and Great Plains will face drought worse than anything seen in times ancient or modern, a new study says.