NASA scientist raises alarm on global groundwater decline
Groundwater supplies beneath the world's driest regions -- where water is needed most -- are approaching the point of crisis, warns a commentary piece published yesterday in the scientific journal Nature Climate Change.
World crisis, conflicts likely without better management -- report
Humanity needs to stop its unchecked run on the world's groundwater reserves rapidly running dry or risk future shortages and conflict, a NASA scientist warns in an article published today in the journal Nature Climate Change.
$7.5B water bond's emphasis on storage 'a major flaw' -- report
A proposition on California's ballot seeking to sell $7.5 billion in bonds to fund water projects tilts heavily toward spending on storage, when other options might be more cost-effective, a report out today said.