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Pacific Northwest's Winter, Warm and Wet, Is Climate Change Preview

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Little snow in sight looks to be the future of the American West.

Yes, It’s Raining in California. No, the Drought Is Not Over

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Just look at the Texas drought -- California could be waiting years to recover.
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.

Two NASA Satellite Missions Fill Gaps in Water Knowledge: 2014 Preview, Part II

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From soil to stratosphere, scientific understanding of the water cycle will take a giant leap in 2014.

Report: Evaporation from California Irrigation Adds Enough Water to Colorado River to Supply 3 Million People

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A new study says that cross-border evaporation can be added to the list of supply and policy problems that water and land managers in the arid Southwest US. should ponder.

Isabella Bovolo

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Guyana means “land of many waters” in a native Amerindian…
The winning design by Richard Vijgen in the World Water Day competition by HeadsUP and Visualizing.org will be on display in New York City's Times Square for one month. Titled “Seasonal and Longterm Changes in Groundwater Levels,” Vijgen's design uses NASA's gravitational data.

The Stream, October 29: Hurricane Sandy Batters East Coast

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Forecasters are predicting a "devastating landfall" for Hurricane…

Thomas Bjelkeman-Pettersson

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After years in the IT industry, Thomas Bjelkeman-Pettersson went…
Groundwater Rescues New Mexico Farmers

In These Dry Times, Groundwater Rescues New Mexico Farmers

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Surface water allocations last year were 10 percent of normal,…
The winning design by Richard Vijgen in the World Water Day competition by HeadsUP and Visualizing.org will be on display in New York City's Times Square for one month. Titled “Seasonal and Longterm Changes in Groundwater Levels,” Vijgen's design uses NASA's gravitational data.

Satellite Perspectives: NASA's GRACE Program Sees Groundwater From Space

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A first-of-its-kind space mission shows dips in groundwater supplies…
The winning design by Richard Vijgen in the World Water Day competition by HeadsUP and Visualizing.org will be on display in New York City's Times Square for one month. Titled “Seasonal and Longterm Changes in Groundwater Levels,” Vijgen's design uses NASA's gravitational data.

Peter Gleick: Mining California Groundwater - The Cadiz Project

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A private company, Cadiz Inc. (Cadiz), has revived plans to mine groundwater underlying land in the delicate Eastern Mojave Desert. This project revives fundamental questions about how we manage our precious water resources, and in particular, whether in the 21st century it is appropriate, or even necessary, to use renewable water resources in a nonrenewable and unsustainable way, for short-term profit.
The winning design by Richard Vijgen in the World Water Day competition by HeadsUP and Visualizing.org will be on display in New York City's Times Square for one month. Titled “Seasonal and Longterm Changes in Groundwater Levels,” Vijgen's design uses NASA's gravitational data.

Peter Gleick: Transcending Old Thinking About California Agricultural Water Use

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The debate about water use in California agriculture is stuck in a 30-year-old rut; relying on outdated and technically-flawed thinking that is slowing statewide efforts to meet 21st century challenges.