Scientists find human-caused link to heat wave, but ties to drought and heavy rains elude them
Blistering heat waves recorded around the globe in 2013 were linked to human-caused global warming, according to a broad survey of studies on extreme weather events published yesterday.
Historic Calif. drought linked to global warming -- study
Conditions contributing to the historic drought in California are "very likely" linked to human-caused climate change, Stanford University scientists said in a study released today, one of the first to positively tie dry conditions to global warming.
'Drought deniers' wrong to call for BLM manager's ouster -- watchdog
Data show the Bureau of Land Management was more than justified in closing about 50,000 acres of Nevada rangelands to livestock grazing last month, a government watchdog group said today, reporting that the lands in question are in such poor condition amid extreme drought conditions that the damage can be seen from orbiting satellites.