After a year of deep droughts, worsening pollution, rising sea levels, and floods, water was finally recognized as perilous to nations and the international economy.
Safe drinking water tops list of concerns.
Twin oil pipelines running below the Straits of Mackinac are unnecessary—and unnecessarily risky—a new study says.
New civil rights movement emerges around septic system pollution
Report urges new regulations, research, and technology to respond to spills of diluted bitumen.
Legislation does not authorize or fund dam removal
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
Congress could allow year-end deadline for review and enactment to expire.
New technology and ships make maritime commerce more efficient, adaptable, and environmentally friendly.
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.
Out of social confrontation over water and fish in California comes a fish story worth telling.