Nations ponder how to handle busier, more polluted Arctic
As scientists warn that climate change is driving the Arctic into a dangerous and unprecedented state, Arctic leaders head to Sweden this week to hash out how to govern and protect the rapidly warming region.
Frustration over Fargo's flood fizzle reveals gaps in forecasting
Two weeks ago, Fargo, N.D., spent $2 million preparing for a flood that didn't occur, the latest example of how flood prediction in the Red River Valley is extraordinarily difficult because of lack of data and technology. And according to the National Weather Service, changing weather patterns due to climate change are only going to make this problem worse.