The future of America’s water supply is an open question. The need for an adequate water supply is not open to question.
Water Archives - State of the Planet
The U.S. Southwest has suffered a historic drought over the past two decades. A new study elucidates the drivers, and says conditions will never return to those of the relatively wet 20th century.
At a symposium on land subsidence, I learned about how the Dutch transformed their country so that about a quarter of it is below sea level and how they cope with it.
More than 70 researchers, government officials, consultants, and academics came together at the Forum to discuss alternative solutions and approaches for water action in cities.
Researchers at Columbia Climate School discuss the benefits and challenges of working with carbon from ocean and coastal ecosystems.
The 21st century has seen enormous progress in understanding the importance of adding green space and utilizing ecosystem services in New York City. The Tibbetts Brook project will keep our water cleaner and provide a new mile-long green space in the southern Bronx.
With nearly $3 million in federal funding, Climate School researchers will help develop a climate action plan to mitigate the effects of climate change on the city’s water supply.
Droughts are becoming much more severe and widespread, disrupting industry and sustenance around the world. To combat water scarcity, neighborhoods must reconsider the design of their wastewater systems.
A number of organizations are attempting to clean up the water, but solving the problem of ocean plastic pollution will also require big changes on land.