extreme weather

January 17, 2011

Climate changes tied to fall of Roman Empire

A look back 2,500 years at how climate and society have been intertwined A prolonged period of wet weather spurred the spread of the bubonic plague […]
January 8, 2011

Extreme Weather Helps Drive Up Food Prices

As my colleague William Neuman reports, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization announced this week that food prices hit a record high last month. Its […]