Will The World Be As Hot as the Sahara by 2070?

One in three people living on Earth today would experience annual average temperatures of more than 29˚C, a climate currently experienced by humans in only a handful of the hottest desert settlements.

The most dangerous place in the history of planet Earth

100 million years ago, ferocious predators, including flying reptiles and crocodile-like hunters, made the Sahara the most dangerous place on Earth.

Wind and solar farms could bring regular rains to the Sahara desert

A new climate-modeling study has found that wind and solar plants throughout the Sahara desert could significantly increase precipitation across the region and increase vegetation.

The Sahara Desert is expanding

New UMD study finds that the world's largest desert grew by 10 percent since 1920, due in part to climate change.