Across US West, drought arriving dangerously early
"We're already living in a new climate, that is a different climate than when many of our systems were designed and built 50 or 100 years ago." Noah Diffenbaugh comments on worsening drought conditions.
Wildfires having devastating effect on air quality in western US, study finds
The Guardian highlight's Marshall Burke's research on the health effects of wildfires. “The contribution of wildfires to poor air quality has roughly doubled in the last 15 years in the west," Burke said.
Study: Wildfires produced up to half of pollution in US West
"From a climate perspective, wildfires should be the first things on our minds for many of us in the U.S.," Marshall Burke said. "Most people do not see sea-level rise. Most people do not ever see hurricanes. Many, many people will see wildfire smoke from climate change."
Bay Briefing: What's behind California's slow start to vaccinations
“People and the ecosystem are being impacted day after day and month after month. We’re experiencing that here in CA. We’re clearly now in a different climate than when our water resources and infrastructure were designed," Noah Diffenbaugh tells the San Francisco Chronicle.
Climate change will impact countries differently depending on their location on the globe. Marshall Burke explains how climate change will impact countries' GDP and crop production in a New York Times article.
Study finds seeds made to withstand drought do best in good weather
Radio Iowa reports on a recent study from FSE on the impacts of drought on crop yields. David Lobell explains that techologies are helping farmers taking advantage of good weather but can't always save them from bad weather.
Climate Change Will Affect Rice Crops, Study Finds
Climate change presents several issues for the future of rice production, including lower yields and higher concentrations of dangerous arsenic. Scott Fendorf is quoted on his research into this issue.