Harsh Drought Is Drying Up New Mexico’s Largest Reservoir

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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

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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

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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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