Climate change affects the distribution of water on our continents. There will be winners and losers as water resources become scarce
What kind of environmental mischief can over a billion cows create?
Increasingly, populations are facing water stress where demand for freshwater exceeds availability.
A megadrought in the American West reduces snowpack and water flow in the Missouri River headwaters.
Megadroughts create lower precipitation conditions year-round. Less rain and less snow.
Groundwater shortages and sinking ground levels plague Arizona.
Human activity amplifies the severity of a megadrought in the Western USA.
Flash droughts will become more common as global temperatures rise.
Groundwater for America’s breadbasket is disappearing.