Research indicates global warming could affect severe weather

STANFORD, Calif., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Global warming may impact weather, possibly causing more severe thunderstorms, which could mean billions of dollars in damages, a U.S. researcher said.

Study: Expect more record heat days in U.S. with global warming

PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The risk of record heat events like those of the summer of 2012 is as much as four times more likely now than in pre-industrial America, researchers say.
Climate said changing at fastest rate in past 65 million years

Climate said changing at fastest rate in past 65 million years

PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 1 (UPI) -- Climate change is occurring faster now --10 times faster -- than at any time in the past 65 million years, researchers in the United States say.

Global warming could affect wine growing

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 30 (UPI) -- Global warming could significantly affect California and other premium wine-growing regions of the United States in the next 30 years, researchers say.

Global warming impacts wine and corn

STANFORD, Calif., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Stanford University scientists say they've determined global warming could significantly negatively impact U.S. wine and corn production.

South Asian monsoons may become weaker

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., March 2 (UPI) -- A U.S.-led study warns the South Asian summer monsoon season, critical to agriculture in Bangladesh, India, Nepal and Pakistan, might become weaker.

Global warning might increase corn pests

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Dec. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say climate change could produce warmer growing seasons that could result in an increase in pests that feed on corn and other crops.

Climate change hot spots are identified

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Aug. 14 (UPI) -- A sophisticated U.S. climate modeling system suggests southern California, northern Mexico and western Texas will be this century's climate change hot spots.

Increasingly hot Mediterranean forecast

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., June 19 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists are forecasting as much as a 500 percent increase in the number of dangerously hot days in the Mediterranean by the end of the century. The Purdue University study suggests the increasing hot conditions will occur if the current rate of gr

Mediterranean faces dangerous heat

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., June 15 (UPI) -- The Mediterranean region faces a sharp increase in dangerously hot days by the end of the century if greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists said.

Global warming may alter U.S. wine quality

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., July 11 (UPI) -- U.S. scientists say global warming might significantly alter the quality of wine grape production in California by the end of this century.

More extreme weather is predicted

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind., Oct. 17 (UPI) -- Purdue University scientists say extreme weather events, such as floods and heat waves, may increase in frequency and severity during the next century.
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