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The Great Water Heist

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

Desert dust blown onto the West’s mountains causes snow to melt prematurely, costing the Colorado River five percent of its annual flow.

Running Toward Empty?: Part Two

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

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.

Running Toward Empty?

  • Published: Jan 18th, 2011

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

Arctic Sea Ice Hits New December Low, Related to “Arctic Paradox” Weather Pattern

  • Published: Jan 5th, 2011

Arctic sea ice extent hit a new low for the month of December as the Arctic stayed unusually warm.

Scientist to Retrieve Detailed Photos of Greenland’s 2010 Record Ice Melt

  • Published: Nov 4th, 2010

Arctic researcher Jason Box is going to great lengths to recover on-the-ground images of the extraordinary loss of ice from the Petermann Glacier.

Arctic Sea Ice Looks to be the Third Lowest on Record in 2010

  • Published: Sep 15th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - Arctic sea ice appears to have reached its minimum extent on Sept. 10, the third lowest on record.

In New Orleans: Recovering From a Post-Katrina ‘Brain Drain’

  • Published: Aug 27th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, New Orleans lost many experts who could have helped the city recover from the storm. Five years later, has the "brain drain" been plugged?

Hunting, Fishing Groups Angle for Adaptation Efforts

  • Published: Mar 23rd, 2010

DAILY CLIMATE - Coalition outlines more than 50 conservation projects to help game and fish adapt to climate change; billions of dollars needed to prevent 'catastrophic' environmental and economic loss.