A new study finds unusually large losses of springtime snow cover in the West in recent years, raising concerns about water supplies.
Archaeologists are contributing new insights into records of past climate change, showing just how resilient early human populations were.
An historic drought is stoking major wildfires in Texas, raising questions about whether climate change is playing a role.
Desert dust blown onto the West’s mountains causes snow to melt prematurely, costing the Colorado River five percent of its annual flow.
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.