The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is once again under fire for ignoring its science advisers

Climate change, growing populations and political concerns are prompting governments and investors from California to China to take a fresh look at desalination. March 20, 2008

The water shortage that threatens humanity will have wide-ranging consequences for agriculture and energy production, requiring significant shifts in the way this precious resource is managed.

One of the most pervasive problems afflicting people throughout the world is inadequate access to clean water and sanitation.

Global energy consumption is expected to grow by 50% by 2030, squeezing already scarce water resources. Mike Hightower and Suzanne A. Pierce recommend ways to integrate water and energy planning.

India is considering an ambitious plan to link the majority of its major river basins through a vast network of canals, diverting billions of litres from the country's more water-rich river basins to

Water (either from the sky or the irrigation canal) is often a key factor in determining crop yields, squeezing more crop out of the same drop will be central to one of the biggest challenges of this

The Gulf Stream transports large amounts of heat from the tropics to middle and high latitudes, and thereby affects weather phenomena such as cyclogenesis and low cloud formation.

Anthropogenic addition of bioavailable nitrogen to the biosphere is increasing and terrestrial ecosystems are becoming increasingly nitrogen-saturated, causing more bioavailable nitrogen to enter grou

Denitrifying bacteria and hungry plants do sterling work in disposing of the nitrates that we pump into rivers and streams.