North Atlantic Slows on the Uptake of CO2

Paul RacetteClimate, Water

Further evidence for the decline of the oceans’ historical role as an important sink for atmospheric carbon dioxide is supplied by new research by environmental scientists from the University of East Anglia (UEA).

Economic Impact of Great Lakes Shrinking

Paul RacetteEconomy, Water

Water levels in the Great Lakes are falling. For example,  Lake Ontario is about seven inches below where it was a year ago. As water levels fall shipping companies face millions in additional costs.

The Future Is Drying Up

Paul RacetteArticles, Climate, Water

The West is the fastest-growing part of the country. It’s also the driest. And climate change could be making matters much, much worse.