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Installing solar panels over California’s canals could yield water, land, air...

Roger Bales, University of California, Merced and Brandi McKuin, University of California, Santa Cruz Climate change and water scarcity...

Interstate water wars are heating up along with the climate

Robert Glennon, University of Arizona Interstate water disputes are as American as apple pie. States often think a neighboring...

Farmers are depleting the Ogallala Aquifer because the government pays them...

Matthew R Sanderson, Kansas State University; Burke Griggs, Washburn University, and Jacob A. Miller, Kansas State University A slow-moving crisis threatens the U.S. Central Plains,...

Earth may temporarily pass dangerous 1.5℃ warming limit by 2024, major...

Pep Canadell, CSIRO and Rob Jackson, Stanford University The Paris climate agreement seeks to limit global warming to 1.5℃ this century. A new report by...

Looser standards for showerheads could send a lot of water and...

Robert Glennon, University of Arizona For more than 25 years, Congress has directed U.S. government agencies to set energy and water efficiency standards for many...

Western wildfires are spinning off tornadoes – here’s how fires create...

Charles Jones, University of California, Santa Barbara and Leila Carvalho, University of California, Santa Barbara It might sound like a bad movie, but extreme wildfires...

Winter is coming: 5 essential reads about snow and ice

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation As cold weather settles in across North America, some communities have already started up their snowplows, while others keep watchful eyes...

Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks

Patrick Gonzalez, University of California, Berkeley Human-caused climate change is disrupting ecosystems and people’s lives around the world. It is melting glaciers, increasing wildfires, and...

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Archbishop Oscar Romero was gunned down inside his own church 30...

Michael E. Lee, Fordham University On March 24, 1980, the archbishop of San Salvador was shot inside his own church in a deliberate, cold-blooded murder...