Two Types of Mid-Latitude Wave Trains Lead to Extreme Heat in South Korea and Southern-Central Japan
May 10, 2019 09:43 AM EDT
Global climate change has strongly increased the worldwide frequency of extreme heat in recent decades. South Korea and southern-central Japan are also frequently affected by extreme heat, and the extreme heat in these two regions tend to occur simultaneously.
May 06, 2019 09:36 AM EDT
UK rapeseed growers are losing up to a quarter of their crop yield each year because of temperature rises during an early-winter weather window.
May 04, 2019 09:54 AM EDT
Satellite data revealed heavy rainfall in powerful Tropical Cyclone Fani before it made landfall in northeastern India. Fani brought that soaking rain to the region and continues to drop heavy rainfall on May 3, as it moves toward Bangladesh.
Apr 22, 2019 01:05 PM EDT
Led by Katsumasa Tanaka, a senior climate risk researcher at the National Institute for Environmental Studies in Japan, the study examined global scenarios for transitioning from coal to gas using a novel approach that applied metrics developed for climate impact assessments to the coal-gas debate for the first time. Focusing on the world's leading power generators--China, Germany, India, and the United States--the study examined the impacts from a variety of direct and indirect emissions of such a shift on both shorter and longer timescales ranging from a few decades to a century.
Oct 08, 2018 04:52 PM EDT
The death toll from the devastating earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia's Sulawesi island neared 2,000 on Monday, but thousands more are believed unaccounted for.
Oct 08, 2018 04:47 PM EDT
Senior official tells Pompeo he needs stable relations, citing efforts to pressure North Korea
Oct 06, 2018 08:14 PM EDT
the discovery of an Iron Age sword in a Swedish lake by a young girl named Saga sounds like enough to at least get you through the first couple pages.
Oct 06, 2018 08:09 PM EDT
There has been no lack of drama in the lead-up to Brazil's presidential election on Sunday.
Oct 06, 2018 08:05 PM EDT
Melania Trump stood in front of Egypt's Great Sphinx, doing something she rarely does: Speaking about the news of the day.
Oct 04, 2018 04:11 PM EDT
The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has backed away from a previously stated goal of North Korea giving up its nuclear weapons by the end of Donald Trump’s first term in January 2021.
Oct 04, 2018 04:07 PM EDT
The ground was still shaking when Martinus Hamaele entered the shattered ruins of the Mercure Hotel, a five-storey building on the Palu coast, shortly after the earthquake and tsunami which devastated the city on Friday.
Oct 04, 2018 03:53 PM EDT
Erik Prince arriving for a closed-door meeting with members of the House Intelligence Committee in Washington last year.
Oct 04, 2018 03:40 PM EDT
Russia's main political party performed poorly in September's local elections, losing out in four regional governor run-offs.
Oct 04, 2018 03:37 PM EDT
The Trump administration is accusing China of trying to interfere in the U.S. political process, in an effort to undermine the president and his agenda in the upcoming midterm elections.
Justice Department announces indictments of 7 Russians in hacking plot tied to Olympics doping scandal
Oct 04, 2018 03:32 PM EDT
Seven Russian GRU intelligence officers were charged with hacking computers associated with 250 athletes and anti-doping sports organizations in the USA and around the world, Justice Department officials announced Thursday.