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Time Running Out for Delta Fix

Time is running out to fix Northern California’s beleaguered Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. That seems to be the consensus from the latest majo…

Winter Brings Drought Relief to California

After a very wet winter, California declares its three-year drought emergency over, but long-term water challenges remain.

Sea Level Rise Brings Added Risks to Coastal Nuclear Plants

Sea level rise will exacerbate storm surge flooding, scientists say, which means more severe "worst-case scenarios" for plants like Florida's…

The Big Chill in the Bering Sea

While the world warms as a whole, the Bering Sea has cooled recently. What's happening in the waters off Alaska?

Brighten the Water: Proceed with Caution

Could the geoengineering method of brightening the ocean offer a real solution for cooling the planet?

Climate Change and Global Food Production: Q&A with David Lobell

Following an error-riddled report last week that climate change may profoundly alter the global food supply in just nine years, an expert weig…

Changing Climate May Favor Smaller Corals

Not all types of coral colonies will feel climate change impacts the same way, new study says.

The Great Water Heist

Desert dust blown onto the West’s mountains causes snow to melt prematurely, costing the Colorado River five percent of its annual flow.…

Running Toward Empty?: Part Two

Climate research offers little reason to believe that the snowy start to the year in the Colorado Basin is a harbinger of wetter times to come…

Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin — lifeblood of the Southwest  

Running Toward Empty?

With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin appears headed for a day of reckoning.

Water, Water, Everywhere: 2011’s Floods

Massive floods struck three countries this week: Australia, Brazil, and Sri Lanka

Vietnam Diary: A Day of Common Concern at Ho Chi Minh University

Montana students begin their Vietnam journey by learning about the many different consequences climate change can have, depending on location.…

A 25-Year-Old Prediction of Water Scarcity in the Southwest Holds True, Study Finds

Armed with modern data, a team of scientists has revisited the Cadillac Desert and found the Southwest's water woes are as bad as ever.

Southwest Drought Predictions

Glen MacDonald, of UCLA, talks about the threat of drought in the Southwest and what it means for water supply.

How Do We Know: Groundwater

NASA scientist Michael Watkins explains how satellites are used to monitor our changing global groundwater supplies.

Drought and Climate in the American West

Lake Mead is at a record low level, a stark symbol of increased water demand and a stubborn drought in the West. Will conditions persist and…

How Do We Know: Ocean Acidification

The atmosphere isn't the only place carbon dioxide caused by human activity goes.

Plants and Climate Change: It’s Not That Simple

A new study illustrates subtleties of plant/climate relationships.

The Secret of Sea Level Rise: It Will Vary Greatly by Region

YALE E360 - As the world warms, sea levels could easily rise three to six feet this century. But increases will vary widely by region, with pr…

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Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.

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