by Tom Kenworthy Posted on June 19, 2014
Dust deposited on winter snow has a surprisingly large influence on both the timing of the annual runoff and the amount of water that ends up in the already stressed Colorado River system.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on March 4, 2014 Updated: March 5, 2014
After a training season where one musher joked that he should have made his dogs pull a surfboard, the sled-dog race now grapples with dangerous conditions unlike many have ever seen.
by Katie Valentine Posted on February 13, 2014
Salt can kill trees and accumulate in streams, threatening aquatic life.
by Ari Phillips Posted on January 4, 2014
In first measurement of the season California only has one fifth of average snowpack, an important part of the state's water supply. Without some major precipitation it could be another unbearably dry year for the state.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on December 19, 2013
Russia is confident that there will be snow for the Olympic games in Sochi this February, even as Siberians experience a freakishly warm and snowless December
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on December 17, 2013 Updated: December 17, 2013
The 2013 California wildfire season began in early May and now an unusually late fire in Big Sur, is extending the season well into December.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on September 4, 2013
A new report from the National Wildlife Federation puts a magnifying glass on fresh water, climate change, and the most well-known denizens of lakes and waterways - fish.
by Jesse Vogel - Guest Contributor Posted on August 1, 2013
The 25 most damaging events took a combined 1,100 lives and caused $188 billion in damages.
by Rebecca Leber Posted on March 6, 2013 Updated: March 6, 2013
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 4, 2013