This winter could provide some relief for parched reservoirs in the Colorado River Basin, but climate scientists warn that the severe drought won't end with one wet season.
Decades-old rules mean most reservoirs aren't allowed to fill up in the winter. A new approach using weather forecasts is helping some save more water to help with California's drought.
The connection between weather and climate change has never been clearer. And simultaneous extremes, such as hot and dry weather together, are particularly dangerous.
Dusty camps of displaced people have sprung up on the outskirts of cities. They ran from their homes because of drought, famine and fighting that involves the militant group al-Shabaab.
Wildfires and a Western megadrought led to a historic die-off of evergreen trees in the state — nearly twice as bad as the previous worst year. Some researchers have dubbed it "firmageddon."
International aid groups are warning of a catastrophic food crisis, as Somalia faces what could be its worst drought in 40 years. Nearly 2 million children are suffering from malnutrition.
Erratic weather is just one problem. Many farmers can no longer keep pace with the rising cost of fuel and fertilizer (which previously has been largely imported from Ukraine). What's the solution?
Can we end poverty, provide food for all and otherwise make Earth a better place by 2030? By all accounts, the answer is no. So then what's the point of the Sustainable Development Goals?
Severe drought is forcing some ranchers to send cattle to slaughter early. That's sparked a temporary glut in beef that's leading to lower prices, but it won't last.
To paraphrase Kim Kardashian, it seems like nobody wants to conserve water these days. The celebrities are on a long list of rich and famous LA residents who received notices for excessive water use.
A hot, dry summer has meant the water level on the Rhine River, Western Europe's most important waterway, is at a record low, making it too shallow for many ships to pass.
U.S. officials announced Tuesday that the two states, which rely on water from the Colorado River, will face more water cuts as they endure extreme drought.
An unprecedented drought is afflicting nearly half of the European continent, damaging farm economies, forcing water restrictions and causing wildfires and threatening aquatic species.
The reservoir continues to suffer from a 22-year drought that now has water levels at only 27% of capacity. That's surfaced four sets of skeletal remains in the past four months.
A report finds 23 million people are experiencing extreme hunger in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya, which face their worst drought in 40 years. Food prices hit record highs after Russia attacked Ukraine.