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One of Sao Paolo’s Biggest Reservoirs Is Nearly Dry

Drought is taking its toll on the water system that quenches the thirst of Brazil’s largest city, Sao Paolo.

Zombie Glacier Surprises Scientists

Discovery of a semi-lifeless glacier in southeastern Iceland creates a new zombie class of frozen rivers of water.

Expanding Antarctic Sea Ice is Flooding ‘Warning Bell’

Expansion of Antarctic sea ice heralds ocean changes that could trap heat and accelerate ice sheet melting.

Fish Fail to Adapt to Rising CO2 Levels: Study

Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.

Sea Level Rise Making Floods Routine for Coastal Cities

Floods during high tide have become common in many coastal cities, and they're about to become downright routine.

How We Can Save Coral Reefs and Why We Should

As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue coral reefs.

Climate Change Could Increase Global Fresh Water: MIT

Global warming may increase the overall amount of freshwater flowing in rivers worldwide by about 15 percent.

Drought Drains Already Diminished Aral Sea

A lobe of the ailing Aral Sea, once the fourth largest lake in the world, has dried up for the first time.

Drought Takes Hold as Amazon’s ‘Flying Rivers’ Dry Up

Scientists say the loss of vapor clouds by rainforest trees is the result of deforestation & climate change.

Obama Creates World’s Largest Ocean Reserve

Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument to be expanded to six times its current size.

Pacific Northwest Warming May Have Natural Roots

Natural variations might be behind much of the warming in and around the Pacific Northwest.

UN Data on Population Growth is Bad News for Climate

A growing population has serious implications for food security, political stability − and climate change.

Tropical Dams an Underestimated Methane Source

New data supports the idea that methane emissions from hydroelectric dams outweigh the benefits.

The Good and Bad Climate News from Permafrost Melt

Nearly half of the carbon that's eroding from melting Arctic permafrost is ending up in the atmosphere.

Calif. Plans Nation’s Most Detailed Sea Level Database

California is planning the nation's most elaborate database of local and statewide sea level rise adaptation efforts.

Mountain Forest Changes Threaten Calif. Water Supplies

Landscape changes in the warming Sierra Nevada may have major impacts on California’s economy.

Pests Pose Increasing Risk to Food Security

In a world with ever more competition for food, pests may pose the biggest threat.

Battle Wages for California’s Groundwater Rights

California’s drought stresses the need to improve how the state & the rest of us divvy up a resource in demand.

Antarctic Riddle: How Much Will the South Pole Melt?

Improved climate models suggests melting in Antarctica will be worse this century than we had realized.

Depths of Atlantic May Hold Key to Global Warming Hiatus

Excess heat is being stored deep in the Atlantic and Southern oceans – not Pacific as previously thought.

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