Climate control of Earth’s critical zone

We know less about the ground beneath our feet than we do about the surface of Mars, but new research by University of Colorado Boulder geoscientists shines a light on this hidden world from ridgetops to valley floors and shows …

Climate simulations project wetter, windier hurricanes

New supercomputer simulations by climate scientists at the Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown that climate change intensified the amount of rainfall in recent hurricanes such as Katrina, Irma, and Maria by 5 to 10 …

Kawasaki disease: One disease, multiple triggers

Researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and international collaborators have evidence that Kawasaki Disease (KD) does not have a single cause. By studying weather patterns and geographical distributions of patients in San …

UK wine-making areas to rival Champagne revealed

New research identifies areas of the UK which could rival the Champagne region of France. Climate and viticulture experts identified nearly 35,000 hectares of prime viticultural land for new and expanding vineyards — much of it in Kent, Sussex and …

Undeterred, Gulf fish spawn despite hurricane

Even a Category 4 hurricane doesn’t kill the mood for coastal fish — and that’s good news for all species, as well as for a multibillion-dollar recreational fishing industry. As extreme weather patterns threaten to bring more and larger storms …