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The Stream, April 23: Looming Storms Threaten Communities Along the Great Lakes

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Looming storms are keeping communities along the Great Lakes…

The Stream, April 19: Drought-hit Midwest Pummeled by Rains

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Drought Relief Farm fields across the Midwestern United States…

The Stream, January 30: After Cyclone, Water Supplies Tight in Brisbane

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Storms spawned by Tropical Cyclone Oswald created "record turbidity…
Chicago Spearheads $7 Billion Plan to Fix Its Crumbling Infrastructure

Chicago's $7 Billion Plan to Fix Crumbling Infrastructure

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From expanding its largest airport to replacing century-old water…

The Stream, March 30: Great Lakes Water Levels

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A new report by a U.S.-Canadian advisory panel recommends against…
Map Weather Extremes Floods Droughts Tornados

Weather Extremes: Floods, Droughts, Tornadoes, and Extreme Heat Plague Much of U.S.

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Extreme weather events in 2011 have been numerous and diverse, prompting some analysts to link the natural disasters to climate change. Most recently, many states are under exceptional-drought and extreme-heat advisories.

Analysis: Obama Takes Copenhagen Stage While Palin Sits on Thinning Ice

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Steve Solomon, author of the forthcoming WATER: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization, pens a guest editorial for Circle of Blue that examines water's integral role as a planetary climate regulator.