extreme weather

US scientists warn on 'dustbowl' risk

US scientists have modelled how a 1930s-like "dustbowl" drought might impact American agriculture today, and found it to be just as damaging.

February 15, 2018
February 15, 2018

Extreme weather 'to rise even if Paris goals met'

The risk of extreme weather such as heat waves, floods and drought will rise significantly even if the commitments in the 2015 Paris climate accord are met, a study warns.

February 13, 2016
February 13, 2016

US scientists warn on 'dustbowl' risk

US scientists have modelled how a 1930s-like "dustbowl" drought might impact American agriculture today, and found it to be just as damaging.