Colorado River Basin Supply vs. Use

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.

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.

A 25-Year-Old Prediction of Water Scarcity in the Southwest Holds True, Study Finds

  • Published: Dec 20th, 2010

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.

Southwest Drought Predictions

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.

How Do We Know: Groundwater

How Do We Know: Groundwater

  • Published: Nov 9th, 2010

NASA scientist Michael Watkins explains how satellites are used to monitor our changing global groundwater supplies.

Historical Perspective on the Russian Heat Wave of 2010

  • Published: Oct 27th, 2010

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: Drought

How Do We Know: Drought

  • Published: Sep 28th, 2010

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.

January - July 2010 Hottest on Record, Report Says

  • Published: Aug 17th, 2010

CLIMATE CENTRAL - After the second warmest July on record, 2010 is shaping up to be one of the hottest years on the books.