Our climate and environment impact and are impacted by water. Find out how you can reduce your impact on all three.
Climate change happens when we alter our surrounding environment and our natural world. Climate change, in turn, can have a direct impact on water resources, through, for example, causing droughts to become more extreme and rain events to become more intense. Find out how your water resources can be impacted and what you can do about it.
November 26, 2018
Climate change is setting the stage so that by the end of this century some parts of the world could face as many as six climate-related crises at the same time, according to a new paper in Nature Climate Change. The paper shows the effects of climate change across a broad spectrum of problems, including […]
September 5, 2018
Warming temperatures and increasing amounts of pollutants that blue-green algae feed on have produced algae blooms that have affected communities like Salem, Oregon and Toledo, Ohio. Now, both states require regular toxins testing in their drinking water sources. More states will likely follow suit, because, as the climate warms, Harmful Algae Blooms (HABS) are becoming […]
August 17, 2020
Snowpacks in the Western US are trending smaller because of climate change, and the dwindling runoff that supplies meltwater to the Colorado River is a sign that western water supplies are threatened. Snowpack, Snow Drought and the Western US Snowpacks in the United States are a critical water reserve, but climate change induced hot spots […]