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Delta farmers can do more for climate than WaterFix.

Mon, 10/02/2017 - 10:00
California’s wetlands function as the state’s environmental liver. Without them, the planet has no natural defense system against greenhouse gas emissions.

Weeks left to save East Africa's starving children.

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:00
More than 800,000 children risk death by starvation in East Africa and aid agencies have just weeks - months at most - to save them, World Vision charity said on Wednesday.

Hidden costs of climate change running hundreds of billions a year.

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 10:00
Extreme weather, made worse by climate change, along with the health impacts of burning fossil fuels, has cost the U.S. economy at least $240 billion a year over the past ten years, a new report has found.

See a massive dam’s big impacts on tribal communities.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
An Italian photographer has spent the past five years photographing how the construction of the Gibe III Dam will affect Ethiopia’s local communities.

Judge considers extension on Flint water agreement.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
A federal judge said Tuesday he is considering a 30-day extension to Flint’s short-term contract with the Great Lakes Water Authority to give the city council more time to approve a long-term drinking water source.

Can we save this iconic tree?

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
As climate changes in the American Southwest, heat, drought, wildfire and insects threaten the piñon pine — and potentially an entire ecosystem.

Europe's hot, fiery summer linked to global warming, study shows.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
The extreme heat, which fed wildfires and a heat wave so fierce it was dubbed 'Lucifer', was made 10 times more likely by climate change, scientists find.

‘People are dying’: Puerto Rico faces daunting humanitarian crisis.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
As the full scope of Hurricane Maria's devastation emerges, leaders are calling for urgent help. Many of the risks were spelled out in a 2013 climate assessment.

Dispute over Delta smelt reignites despite wet California winter.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
The never-ending dispute continues between farms and cities wanting to receive more water and environmental groups fighting for the Delta’s fragile population of tiny smelt.

US, Mexico expand pact on managing overused Colorado River.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
The United States and Mexico have agreed to renew and expand a far-reaching conservation agreement that governs how they manage the overused Colorado River, which supplies water to millions of people and to farms in both nations, U.S. water district officials said.

The big problem with water.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
Despite the writing on the wall being in neon letters there is little by way of a concerted and coordinated effort to address a problem that is killing hundreds of thousands every year.

Bureau of Reclamation got it right in the Klamath Basin.

Wed, 09/27/2017 - 10:00
A recent federal audit over a water-banking program in the Klamath Basin lacks an understanding of the on-the-ground reality in the region.

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