The final decades of the Assyrian Empire (912-609 BCE) were marked by political instability and conflict, but new research suggests droughts and bad harvests played a part in the empire's decline.
Scientists say that climate change is disrupting the environmental systems which are responsible for precipitation, leading to more droughts, flash droughts and heavy rainfall in the country.
Portions of the southeastern U.S. haven't seen rain in weeks, and the dry conditions are affecting farmers.
In general, extreme weather events are expected to become more frequent and intense, as global temperatures warm
The United Nations has said more than 10 million North Koreans are facing severe food shortages.
In the new book "Downriver," Heather Hansman paddles the length of the Green River—the biggest tributary of the Colorado River - in an attempt to understand the fight overwater, and what's going to happen to those battles in a hotter, drier, more crowded future.
A team of researchers found evidence that suggests climate change may have played a role in the mysterious abandonment of the prosperous prehistoric city of Cahokia around 600 years ago.
The collapse was followed by mass migration, and a 110-mile was built for immigration control.
Belgium's drought has approached record levels, and it is hitting the region responsible for bringing a major part of its festive spirit.
Countries such as Latvia and Lithuania have declared a state of emergency amid a scorching heat wave.
"I find droughts a little bit like cancer—it sort of eats away at you," one farmer said.
The head of Iran's meteorological service said that, unless the general knows something he doesn't, there's no way a country can steal clouds.
"I did smell the decomposition and the bodies starting to smell."
The new technology could potentially provide a solution for the problem of water scarcity in arid climates.
Cape Town is counting down the days until Day Zero, which is expected in July.
There's a lot more water down there than scientists had ever dreamed of.
When the pharaohs were confronted with environmental catastrophe, they didn't bury their heads in the sand.
Data shows a boom in one-way U-Haul truck rentals.
By price or by government diktat?
The countdown to Day Zero ends in a matter of months.
Hotter-than-average temperatures and asylum-seeking applications are directly linked.
The past five years have been the warmest five-year period on record.