Although drought conditions are improving across most of the U.S., more than 40 percent of Navajo households still don't have running water at home.
The drought has had damaging economic and ecological impacts.
A research scientist explains where to draw the line between normal variability and climate change.
The photographer lets soil the texture of dry sand slip through his fingers at a farmer's field on April 25th, 2019, near Liebenwalde, Germany.
California's water conservation has seen ups and downs in recent years. Here's what the data shows.
A measles outbreak increases vaccination demand, a new bill would address the crisis of missing Native American women, and California's wet weather eases drought conditions.
The study pinpoints a particular area and time period where climate change had a profound impact: countries affected by the Arab Spring between 2010 and 2012.
A new study found that, during drought conditions, increased termite activity led to considerably higher leaf litter decomposition, increased soil moisture, and greater diversity in soil nutrient distribution.
New research suggests that the rate of change in tree composition within the Amazon basin lags by two orders of magnitude behind the change in climate.
New research finds that fluctuations in atmospheric circulation systems and climate change are behind the increase in extreme flooding.
New research finds just one season of drought can reduce the carbon dioxide absorption ability of the world's biggest rainforest—the Amazon—for years to come.
Lost in the excitement around the legislation is the fact that water agencies have no way to measure how much water their customers use indoors.
A new study sheds light on which trees are the most suited for dealing with changing weather patterns in the region.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into law Thursday aimed at reducing water consumption in the state, even in non-drought conditions.
A new study finds that, by the end of the century, California's climate is expected to oscillate more frequently between extreme drought and deluge conditions.
Highlighting the exploration of solutions to today's water challenges, and the people working toward global water security.
One local ecologist set out to catalog the destruction.
Small communities across America don't cope well with water shortages, but one group from UCLA has created something to fix that.
Growing native grasses allows cows to produce milk more efficiently and helps women in Kenya thrive where the men have struggled.