Blogs Projections

Climate Change a Growing Risk For U.S. Water Supplies

  • Published: Feb 8th, 2012

Rising temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, and sea level rise are all putting pressure on access to fresh water

Southwest Turns Anxious Eye to Shrinking Lake Mead

  • Published: Jan 29th, 2012

After recovering last year, the water level of Lake Mead - the country's largest man-made reservoir - is dropping once again.

Global Warming and Malaria: It’s Kind of Complicated

  • Published: Dec 22nd, 2011

As temperatures warm and animals hosting infectious diseases take on a wider range, many factors come into play complicating predictions on what to expect

New Jersey Faces Serious Climate Change Risks, Experts Warn

  • Published: Dec 2nd, 2011

More extreme hot days and more flooding will mean economic, environmental and health consequences for the Garden State.

Global Warming Debunked! Or…not.

  • Published: Jul 28th, 2011

Does a new paper by University of Alabama scientist Roy Spencer prove global warming is a house of cards? The evidence is seriously underwhelming.

Hot Nights and High Humidity Set This Heat Wave Apart

  • Published: Jul 20th, 2011

The intense heat wave across the US has brought a dangerous combination of high heat and humidity, with repercussions for public health and and the power grid.

Warmer Temperatures Could Bring More Dust to the Southwest

  • Published: May 20th, 2011

A new study finds that, in parts of the Southwest, warmer and drier weather forecast for the future is bound to increase dust formation.

With Policy Help, IPCC Says Renewables Could Dominate Energy in 2050

  • Published: May 10th, 2011

A new special report from the UN climate panel suggests renewables could meet 80 percent of world energy demand by 2050.