For 500 years, explorers searched for the fabled Northwest Passage, a route that connected the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Could global warming reduce the risk and open the passage for modern business?
WHAT'S INSIDE: CLIMATE & WEATHER
- Atmospheric Science
- Meteorological Instruments
When climate variations mix with unsustainable agriculture and urbanization, vast swaths of once-fertile lands transform into deserts. Is the U.S. in danger of becoming a dried-up wasteland?
We all know it's a little cooler under a shady tree. But do trees have an effect on the five-day forecast, or even the global climate?