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Heavy Rains Unleash Mudslides, Destruction in Peru

A “coastal El Nino” jeopardizes lives and infrastructure.

Fire and Floods Test Chile

Extreme weather poses dual threat to water supplies, and provides glimpse of the future.

Hunger Spreads in Africa As El Nino Cuts Harvests

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Trifecta of drought, floods, and fighting could set the stage…

El Nino Droughts Take Toll in Africa, Asia, and the Pacific

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Millions of people from Australia to Ethiopia are facing water…

While South Carolina Floods, U.S. Wrestles With Urban Stormwater

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Lawsuit requires EPA to address one of the largest water pollution sources in the country.

Slowly, With Earth Pushing Hard, A Confederacy Of Concern Develops

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Circle of Blue Senior Editor Keith Schneider discusses how new energy-efficient, water-conserving, land-protecting operating principles are slowly becoming priorities around the world.

Sao Paulo Drought Perception Impedes Government Action

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Transparency , accountability, and civic participation are key…

World Economic Forum Ranks Water Crises as Top Global Risk

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Water rises on the world agenda.
NOAA GFDL Climate Change Modeling Precipitation Changes Global High Emissions Scenario

The Hydrologic Fast Lane (Also: IPCC Reports 101)

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Reporter Kaye LaFond breaks down the newest IPCC report, and IPCC reports in general.

California Drought Helps Rim Fire Recovery

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Little rain is not a problem for land managers working in the aftermath of one of California’s largest fires.

National Climate Assessment: Climate Change Pushing U.S. Toward Water Extremes

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The Southwest is drying out, while the Northeast is becoming…

Study: Army Corps of Engineers Release Ways to Keep Asian Carp Out of Great Lakes

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Plans to stop the invasive fish are costly, and most take more than 10 years to complete.