Report says changing climate will disrupt U.S. agriculture

Yields from major crops may drop: Rising heat, drought, wildfires and heavy downpours are expected to increasingly disrupt agricultural productivity in the U.S., according to a National Climate Assessment report released Friday. While some northern regions may be able...

‘Historic’ algae bloom threatens Lake Okeechobee and possibly Florida economy, residents’ health

Lawmakers have for state of emergency in Lee County: An unusually large algae bloom has filled Florida’s Lake Okeechobee with a pea soup-like mixture that has built up because of rain, hot weather and a heavy concentration of phosphorus and nitrogen from...