Drought

LAKE ISABELLA, CA - JUNE 24: Firefighters from Cal Fire's Sonoma-Lake-Napa Unit pay close attention to the wildfire coming at every direction in Kelso Valley as the wildfire progresses east with the winds, near Lake Isabella, Calif., on June 24, 2016. (Photo by Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)

7 Numbers That Help Put The Northern California Wildfires Into Perspective

Wildfires continued to engulf areas of Northern California's wine country on Tuesday as firefighters and rescue crews worked to contain them. Strong winds caused the flames to spread rapidly on Sunday...
A farmer shows wheat crop damaged by unseasonal rains in his wheat field at Sisola Khurd village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, March 24, 2015. To match Insight INDIA-MODI/ Picture taken March 24, 2015. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee

Wheat Harvests Suffering From Extreme Weather Are About To Get Worse

Extreme flooding and droughts take a major toll on the global supply of wheat, accounting for about 40 percent of the fluctuations in annual yields, a recent study has found. The research gives new we...