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A water strategy for the parched West: Have cities pay farmers...

Robert Glennon, University of Arizona “Are you going to run out of water?” is the first question people ask...

When dams cause more problems than they solve, removing them can...

Jon Honea, Emerson College Across the United States, dams generate hydroelectric power, store water for drinking and irrigation, control flooding and create recreational opportunities such...

Hydropower dams can harm coastal areas far downstream

Paula Ezcurra, University of California San Diego and Octavio Aburto, University of California San Diego Thousands of hydroelectric dams are under construction around the world,...

Jamaica leads in Richard Branson-backed plan for a Caribbean climate revolution

Masaō Ashtine, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus and Tom Rogers, Coventry University After hurricanes Irma and Maria tore through the Caribbean in 2017,...

Amazon deforestation, already rising, may spike under Bolsonaro

Robert T. Walker, University of Florida Over the past 25 years that I have been conducting environmental research in the Amazon, I have witnessed the...

Energy wonks have a meltdown over the US going 100 percent...

Joshua D. Rhodes, University of Texas at Austin Science is messy, but it doesn’t have to be dirty. On June 19, a group of respected energy...

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