climate

Climate change panel regroups to release report

The Trump administration may have shut down the government advisory committee on climate change started by President Barack Obama, but its members considered the work so important that they did not stop working.

What is El Niño?

The weather phenomenon called El Niño largely became a part of the public vernacular more than 20 years ago. In 1997, it caused devastating flooding in the Western United States and drought in Indonesia. It also was blamed for deadly virus outbreaks in Africa and rising coffee prices around the world.

New urgency on climate change comes to Congress

While President Donald Trump pokes fun at global warming on Twitter and expresses doubts about his own administration's scientific findings about climate change, Congress is approaching the issue with new urgency.

What will your city's weather feel like in 60 years?

Within your child or grandchild's lifetime, the weather may be dramatically different because of climate change. The past five years have already been the hottest on record for our planet, but based on new projections published Tuesday in the journal Nature Communications, it's going to get a lot hotter for the 250 million people living in North American cities.

3 ways Trump could dump Paris climate agreement

If President Donald Trump pulls the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, it likely won't be a quick, overnight process. The exit could take as long as one to almost four years.

Experts: Climate primary factor on lake levels

Experts say climate, not human structures, will have biggest effects on lake levels

Experts say there's no guarantee that placing structures in the St. Clair River would elevate Lakes Huron and Michigan to their normal levels because they might not offset the effects of a warming climate.

Experts: Climate primary factor on lake levels

Experts say climate, not human structures, will have biggest effects on lake levels

Experts say there's no guarantee that placing structures in the St. Clair River would elevate Lakes Huron and Michigan to their normal levels because they might not offset the effects of a warming climate.

Experts: Climate primary factor on lake levels

Experts say climate, not human structures, will have biggest effects on lake levels

Experts say there's no guarantee that placing structures in the St. Clair River would elevate Lakes Huron and Michigan to their normal levels because they might not offset the effects of a warming climate.

Experts: Climate primary factor on lake levels

Experts say climate, not human structures, will have biggest effects on lake levels

Experts say there's no guarantee that placing structures in the St. Clair River would elevate Lakes Huron and Michigan to their normal levels because they might not offset the effects of a warming climate.

WISC's 2013 editorial agenda

Following one of the most politically turbulent years in our history, how about we return to some kind of normalcy in terms of civic issues.

Study: Temperatures Expected To Rise 6 Degrees In 50 Years

A new report released by researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison on climate change predict a major increase in temperatures around the state over the next 50 years, which could have major impacts on the state?s resources.