WATER

16/05-2022: The Debrief

New portable desalination device from mit could have big impacts on global water shortage

Due to this impending shortage, scientists around the world are looking for solutions to this problem

05/05-2022: EurekAlert

Water scarcity predicted to worsen in more than 80% of croplands globally this century

Farming techniques that keep rainwater in agricultural soils could help mitigate shortages in arid regions

29/04-2022: EurekAlert

Global warming accelerates the water cycle, with relevant climatic consequences

According to a new study led by the ICM-CSIC, this could lead to a destabilisation of the global climate system, an intensification of storms in specific areas, and an acceleration of ice melting at the poles

28/04-2022: The Conversation

We found a hidden source of greenhouse gases – organic matter in groundwater

When groundwater comes to the surface, sunlight and air convert organic molecules to greenhouse gases. That’s going to be a problem awe will need this water more as the world warms

18/04-2022: EurekAlert

With dwindling water supplies, the timing of rainfall matters

How to help plants in drought-stricken states

23/02-2022: The Conversation

Climate change is warping our fresh water cycle – and much faster than we thought

Dry regions will get drier and wet regions wetter as the climate changes. How quickly? Quicker than we thought, unfortunately

22/12-2021: The Conversation

‘Zero Day’ for California water? Not yet, but unprecedented water restrictions send a sharp warning

Long before climate change was evident, California began planning a system of canals and reservoirs to carry water from the mountains to drier farms and cities. It’s no longer enough

20/12-2021: The Conversation

Our lakes are losing their ice cover faster than ever — here’s what that means for us

Lakes in the northern hemisphere are rapidly losing their ice cover due to rising greenhouse gas emissions. The only way to preserve lake ice is to limit GHG emissions and slow down climate change

08/12-2021: Nature

Brazil is in water crisis — it needs a drought plan

To avoid crop failures and soaring power costs, Brazil needs to diversify sources, monitor soil moisture, model local hydroclimate dynamics and treat water as a national security priority