A new study makes a pivotal connection: A killer algae gets particularly toxic in masses of warm Pacific waters like El Niño. The post A Mysterious Killer Algae Just Got a Little Less Puzzling appeared first on WIRED.
La Niña isn't guaranteed after an El Niño, but this year's conditions are looking more favorable. The post La Niña's Not Here, But Whatever Let's Have a La Niña Winter appeared first on WIRED.
Whether the causes are El Nino or the “Blob” or ultimately climate change, The post A Lot of Weird Stuff Has Been Happening in the Oceans appeared first on WIRED.
Even if you can't define a drought, you should by now know exactly what one looks like: California. The post Thanks El Niño, But California’s Drought Is Probably Forever appeared first on WIRED.
Scaling up America's reliance on renewable energy poses problems. What do you do when the sun isn't shining, the wind isn't blowing, or the water dries up? The post Venezuela's Energy Crisis Is Proof Renewables Aren't Enough for the US appeared first on WIRED.
In trying to lift the country out of poverty, the country failed to generate enough electricity and energy to meet sustained demand. The post Venezuela’s Economic Success Fueled Its Electricity Crisis appeared first on WIRED.
A massive southern California water agency has bought up land surrounding northern California's most important piece of water infrastructure. The post California's Water Wars Flare Up as SoCal Makes a Land Grab appeared first on WIRED.
Even a Godzilla El Niño could not save some California farmers from another year of crippling restrictions. The post El Niño Did Few Favors for Southern California's Farmers appeared first on WIRED.