August 25, 2022

Climate Change Made Hurricane Harvey's Flooding Worse

New research shows that if it were not for climate change, up to 50 percent of residences in Houston's Harris County would not have been flooded by Hurricane Harvey five years ago.

August 25, 2022

Cities Grapple Future Risk After Recent Flash Floods

Dallas is only the latest flood disaster. The many effects associated with flooding show why a holistic approach to planning for climate change is needed, and what communities can learn from one another in the face of a warming planet.

August 13, 2022

More Evidence of California's Extreme Weather Trend

New research shows the risk of hazardous weather is increasing in the Southwest U.S. More hot, dry winds, less rainfall and greater numbers of winter wildfires are the result.

August 3, 2022

Extreme Rainfall Deluges The Midwest

Record-breaking rain brought devastating flash floods and landslides to the central U.S. at the end of July 2022. Climate change makes extreme precipitation and weather more likely.

December 13, 2020

Connecting The Drops - Nikki Tulley, Navajo Nation

Nikki Tulley is a member of the Navajo Nation working with WWAO on its Navajo Drought Project. She explains why she's on a mission to help her community protect its most vital resource: water.

December 11, 2020

WWAO Passes The Baton to The Navajo

We have liftoff! NASA WWAO's new Drought Severity Tool is operational and has been handed off to its tribal partner, the Navajo Nation, as the project comes to a close.