Kai Kornhuber Archives - State of the Planet

Flooding in California: What Went Wrong, and What Comes Next

Climate School experts help to explain this devastating weather and what it means in the broader conversation of climate change and disaster response.

by |January 12, 2023
solar panels damaged from typhoon

The Energy Transition Needs to Be Climate-Proofed

Increasingly extreme weather has the potential to derail renewable energy projects — but there are a few things we can do to keep moving forward.

by Corey Lesk and Kai Kornhuber |September 7, 2022

More Frequent European Heat Waves Linked to Changes in Jet Stream

A new study shows that weather systems that normally cool part of the continent are being diverted northward. This is combining with overall warming to produce long-lived heat waves.

by |July 5, 2022
people in boat on city street

What’s Causing the Devastating Floods in China, India, and Bangladesh?

Climate School experts explain the conditions contributing to heavy downpours that are displacing millions in Asia.

by |June 22, 2022