Winter Brings Drought Relief to California

  • Published: Mar 30th, 2011

After a very wet winter, California declares its three-year drought emergency over, but long-term water challenges remain.

Sea Level Rise Brings Added Risks to Coastal Nuclear Plants

  • Published: Mar 23rd, 2011

Sea level rise will exacerbate storm surge flooding, scientists say, which means more severe "worst-case scenarios" for plants like Florida's Turkey Point.

The Big Chill in the Bering Sea

  • Published: Mar 2nd, 2011

While the world warms as a whole, the Bering Sea has cooled recently. What's happening in the waters off Alaska?

Climate Change and Global Food Production: Q&A with David Lobell

  • Published: Jan 25th, 2011

Following an error-riddled report last week that climate change may profoundly alter the global food supply in just nine years, an expert weighs in on the real risks.

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.

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.