Unlike a hurricane, tornado or snowstorm, the ends and beginning of droughts are very hard to predict.» Read More
The House of Representatives passed an controversial farm bill Wednesday that cuts spending by about $23 billion.
Matt Damon is both a hot Hollywood actor and a water wonk. The man who brought Jason Bourne to life spends time these days on fixing the water crisis.
"Think of living in a giant cesspool and you get some idea of the problem," said one expert about the lack of good sanitation for billions of people.
A new report says that many watersheds in the U.S. are seriously stressed, with demand for water exceeding the natural supply of the resource.
An estimated 870 million people suffer from hunger on daily. But the problem isn't that we have too little food, experts say—it's what we do with the food we have.
The drought that ravaged much of the U.S. in 2012 shows no sign of letting up in some sections of the country.