The past five years have been the warmest five-year period on record.
The central government is considering the huge proposal that would divert water from Tibet to the Xinjiang region.
The finding helps us understand what triggers earthquakes—and when they are more likely to strike.
At least 14 people have been killed in the drought-hit region in recent months.
After a five-year lull, pirates have launched a spate of attacks off Somalia's coast—and a potential famine could be the reason.
6.2 million Somalis are in need, many of whom live under al-Shabab's rule.
The climate phenomenon is often called the Indian Niño due to its similarity with El Niño.
The new machines could represent the biggest leap forward in the industry since electric-powered washing machines.
Everything from women's rights to satellites is being used by Mekong locals to address intense dry seasons, wetter monsoons and rising sea levels—all signs of devastating climate change.
New data shows 73 percent of the world's islands will be threatened by aridity by 2050.
Climate change might have sparked the war in Syria, a study said last year.
Despite major strides in economic development over the past decade, Ethiopia is still succumbing to drought.
A new study finds California hasn't had this meager of a snowpack in the past 500 years.
A citizen scientist came up with the seeds for a potentially drought-proof lawn.
Jewish tombstones and a Soviet fighter plane have been found in the receding river.
Researchers matched cave wall inscriptions dating to the 1500s to stalagmite analyses.
Warming temperatures in the East Pacific could lead to record-setting weather changes.
The shade ball project is attempting to keep water from evaporating in California's reservoirs.
More than 134,000 acres have burned in northern California.
Scientists expect global warming to impede forests' ability to absorb the Earth's carbon.
Humans, not Mother Nature, are to blame for forcing people from their homes, a report by the Norwegian Refugee Council charges.
Those urging siphoning off even more salmon water will throw our salmon fishery away.