The result of a mix of La Nina and other climate cycles, the U.S. experienced a colder and drier than average January.
Climate research offers little reason to believe that the snowy start to the year in the Colorado Basin is a harbinger of wetter times to come.
With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin appears headed for a day of reckoning.
Armed with modern data, a team of scientists has revisited the Cadillac Desert and found the Southwest's water woes are as bad as ever.
CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.