Blogs States of Change

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.

Sea Level Rise Poses Big Threat to Washington, D.C.

  • Published: Jan 17th, 2012

Washington, D.C. is vulnerable to even minor amounts of sea level rise, which according to some studies is virtually guaranteed.

Exploring the New EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Database

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2012

What does the new EPA greenhouse gas emissions database show? We break down some interesting facts.

Texas Drought Threatens Endangered Whooping Cranes

  • Published: Jan 10th, 2012

Conservationists fear the Texas drought may harm a large population of endangered whooping cranes.

High Temperature Records Set in the Plains

  • Published: Jan 6th, 2012

It's January. It's not supposed to be 70 degrees plus in South Dakota, right? A wintertime heat wave just proved that notion false.

Texas on Pace for Warmest, Driest Year on Record

  • Published: Dec 27th, 2011

This year is on track to be the warmest and driest year in Texas history, while the winter is off to a snowless start in parts of the Northeast.

Science Prevails as Climate Science Data Won’t be Censored in Texas Report

  • Published: Dec 22nd, 2011

After a public conflict, the Rick Perry administration has agreed to allow the publication of an oceanographer's report on sea level rise in Galveston Bay.

Plains Blizzard Winds Down; Philippines Storm Becomes Deadliest of 2011

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2011

As a fierce blizzard winds down in the Plains, the death toll from Tropical Storm Washi rises in the Philippines.