Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

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Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

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

Water, Water, Everywhere: 2011’s Floods

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Water, Water, Everywhere: 2011’s Floods

  • Published: Jan 14th, 2011

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

Global Surface Temperature Anomalies

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Global Surface Temperature Anomalies

  • Published: Jan 13th, 2011

Different groups of scientists use different methods to track global surface temperatures, but the data shows the same warming trend.

Future Renewable Fuel Standard Targets

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Future Renewable Fuel Standard Targets

  • Published: Jan 7th, 2011

Renewable Fuel Standards designate the minimum levels at which several categories of biofuel are consumed through 2022.

Top Ten Climate-Related Events of 2010

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Top Ten Climate-Related Events of 2010

  • Published: Dec 16th, 2010

We round-up the top ten climate-related events of 2010.

Southwest Drought Predictions

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Southwest Drought Predictions

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2010

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

Arctic Paradox: Warmer Arctic May Mean Cold Blasts for Some

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Arctic Paradox: Warmer Arctic May Mean Cold Blasts for Some

  • Published: Dec 13th, 2010

Arctic warming and loss of sea ice may be helping to drive cold air southward, into the US and Europe, according to recent studies.

December’s Cold Snap

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December’s Cold Snap

  • Published: Dec 10th, 2010

December brought unexpectedly chill temperatures to parts of Europe and the North Eastern U.S. We round up the cold snap visually.