With drought, increasing water consumption, and climate change, the Colorado River Basin Ã¢Â€Â” lifeblood of the Southwest Ã¢Â€Â” appears headed for a day of reckoning.
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.
Glen MacDonald, of UCLA, talks about the threat of drought in the Southwest and what it means for water supply.
NASA scientist Michael Watkins explains how satellites are used to monitor our changing global groundwater supplies.
The Russian heat wave of 2010 contributed to the deaths of as many as 15,000 people. But just how unusual was the heat?
How do we know when a region may be experiencing an early drought? Dr. Heidi Cullen talks to NASA scientist Molly Brown, who relies on sophisticated satellites for the answer.
CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.