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

Looming storms are keeping communities along the Great Lakes…

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

Drought Relief Farm fields across the Midwestern United States…

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

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

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

The Stream, March 30: Great Lakes Water Levels

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.

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

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.