Momentum for a deal is strong.
More research and funding is needed to help understand the severity
Governments in the nation’s most water-rich region are responding to public pressure over high-profile water pollution concerns, but have left fundamental policy changes largely untouched.
Fate of an expensive Southwest water supply project is at stake
Plan will endorse conservation, storage, and agricultural transfers as strategies to address projected water shortfall
World’s largest coal consumer’s challenge to lower climate-changing emissions.
Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage for a deeper food crisis in 2016.
Newer groundwater is a small fraction of total reserves
Congress could allow year-end deadline for review and enactment to expire.
A new urban park constructed from a polluted sewer is a message of new principles at work in China.
New technology and ships make maritime commerce more efficient, adaptable, and environmentally friendly.
Seagrass, shellfish, wetlands, and fish are dying in the Peconic Estuary and other Long Island bays.
Mining Queensland’s ample coal seams will require a lot of groundwater — and lead to more carbon pollution.
Septic systems and nitrogen pollution are killing the island’s marine heritage
Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water shortages, failed harvests, and food insecurity.
Simulations using 20th-century climate data compare Lake Ontario water levels under Plan 2014 and the current regulation plan.
Plan 2014, a proposal to alter lake levels and restore wetlands, places ecosystems at the heart of decisions.
Prescribed burns tested in Klamath Mountains.
Quality of life and economy thrives with greater care for water, energy, air, and waste.
Hundreds more wells face closure in the next 16 months, while unlined disposal pits remain a problem.