April 18, 2017

Faced with the potential of a large expense related to water quality, Maine's Portland Water District had two investment choices: conservation or concrete.

April 10, 2017

In Africa, famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan while other areas in Somalia and Nigeria are highly food insecure. But the reasons go beyond climate factors. 

November 14, 2016

Blocked for decades by an impassable dam, 11.2 miles of prime habitat are now open to endangered Caifornia coho salmon. Access to the upper stream elevations will make the salmon and steelhead trout that migrate into the Russian River watershed to spawn much more resilient to temperature and drought extremes.

August 2, 2016

A record-smashing hurricane season in the central North Pacific. Water rationing in Puerto Rico. The biggest one-year jump in atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations. These and more of 2015's extreme events had one thing in common: El Niño.

May 31, 2016

Using climate simulations, water managers in the Colorado River basin helped helped stakeholders imagine and prepare for future risks.

March 22, 2016

The Climate Resilience Toolkit's Water Resources Dashboard is a one-stop website for data and information on drought, flooding, precipitation, climate, and other water-related risks and opportunities.

February 17, 2016

The dismal rainy season in southern Africa has destroyed crops, killed livestock, and even led to blackouts. El Niño probably had something to do with it. 

This activity addresses climate change impacts that affect all states that are part of the Colorado River Basin and are dependent on its water. Students examine available data, the possible consequences of changes to various user groups, and suggest solutions to adapt to these changes.

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