Harsh Drought Is Drying Up New Mexico’s Largest Reservoir


El Paso get half its water from the Elephant Butte Reservoir. And it’s disappearing.

Arctic Thawing Could Cost the World $60tn, Scientists Say

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Methane released by a thinning permafrost may trigger catastrophic climate change and devastate global economy.

Reach for the Sun


Photosynthesis, in the form of biochar, may be one of our best defenses against climate change.

The Alberta Oil Sands Have Been Leaking for 9 Weeks

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And no one knows how to stop it.

Climate Change Slowdown is Due to Warming of Deep Oceans, Say Scientists


Climate sceptics have seized on a pause in warming over the past five years, but the long-term trend is still upwards.


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