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Top U.S. Freshwater Use by Industry

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Public supply makes up a small fraction of our country’s freshwater needs. Take a look at which sectors are thirstiest.

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Climate Change & Water Use

  • Published: Mar 20th, 2019

Here’s how climate change affects our water supply.

Arctic Sea Ice Volume on Thin Ice

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Arctic Sea Ice Volume on Thin Ice

  • Published: Sep 16th, 2015

Ten of the lowest annual Arctic sea ice volume minimums have been in the last 11 years.

Summer Temperature Trends

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Summer Temperature Trends

  • Published: Jun 17th, 2015

For most of the nation, summer weather has been changing in ways climate scientists say are consistent with what they’d expect in a warming world.

Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

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Dire, Record Low Snowpack in California

  • Published: Apr 1st, 2015

This year's sad California snowpack "obliterates" the previous record low.

September Arctic Sea Ice

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September Arctic Sea Ice

  • Published: Sep 17th, 2014

2014's Arctic sea ice minimum isn’t going to be as low as the record set in 2012, but it will be well below the 1981-2010 average.

Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

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Antarctic Ice: What’s Going On

  • Published: Sep 17th, 2014

September marks the end of winter when the sea ice that surrounds Antarctica swells to its maximum extent.

California Drought Intensifies

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California Drought Intensifies

  • Published: Jul 31st, 2014

The relentless heat that has plagued the western half of the country this summer has ratcheted up California’s terrible drought once again.