The Week That Was: Bring on the Madness

  • Published: Mar 3rd, 2012

Geoengineering gone crazy. Natural gas a false hope. A painful primer at the pump. And Seuss on the loose, too

Rising Temps in Northwest May Impact Hydro, California

  • Published: Mar 2nd, 2012

In the coming decades, warmer temperatures could hamstring California's hydropower source in the Pacific Northwest.

Image of the Day: Like Giant Sandtraps. Only Wetter

  • Published: Feb 15th, 2012

A system of ephemeral freshwater lakes act as an artificial flood overflow system for the Darling River in Australia.

The Week That Was: Floods, Steroids & Hollywood Stars

  • Published: Feb 11th, 2012

A summary of the Week That Was at Climate Central. It’s all here for you, the best of the best in a week that featured floods, the climate on steroids and a few Hollywood stars.

Flood Warnings at Risk as Cuts to Critical Gauges Loom

  • Published: Feb 10th, 2012

Cuts to the USGS stream gauge network threaten to undermine the accuracy of flood forecasts and warnings, officials say.

Climate Change a Growing Risk For U.S. Water Supplies

  • Published: Feb 8th, 2012

Rising temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, and sea level rise are all putting pressure on access to fresh water

Image of the Day: Polar Bear Plunge a Little More Bearable

  • Published: Feb 8th, 2012

A spirited bunch run into the Chesapeake Bay during the 16th annual Maryland State Police Polar Bear Plunge.

Drought May Cause Shutdown of Texas Rice Production

  • Published: Jan 31st, 2012

If reservoir levels don't rise in the coming months, water managers will be forced to withhold water from agricultural users, which will mean severe cuts to Texas rice production this year.