Blogs Water

Image of the Day: Polar Bear Plunge a Little More Bearable

  • Published: Feb 8th, 2012

A spirited bunch run into the Chesapeake Bay during the 16th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge.

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.

No Heartburn Relief for Oceans

  • Published: Dec 19th, 2011

Scientists feel we can fix the problem of ocean acidification but it might cost trillions a year and do more harm than good.

Winter Brings Drought Relief to California

  • Published: Mar 30th, 2011

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

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

  • Published: Jan 25th, 2011

Following an error-riddled report last week that climate change may profoundly alter the global food supply in just nine years, an expert weighs in on the real risks.