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Mud at the bottom of a Mexican lake holds secrets about the Maya empire’s demise
The ancient Maya faced severe drought, according to a mineral deposit.
If we don’t want to run out of water, we should look to the sun
Next generation solar technology could drive down the cost of scrubbing salt from seawater.
The people of Cape Town are running out of water—and they’re not alone
The whole world is drying up.
Water shortages amplify the potential for violence
How drought fuels conflict.
Is there a way to send excess rainfall to the desert?
You would need a very, very big boat
Growing plants in vinegar could help them survive drought
Even crops like rice and wheat might be grown in imperfect conditions.
Learning to farm on Mars could actually save agriculture on Earth
Can we, uh, not give up on this planet quite yet?
La Paz adapts to a world without water
The city is high and dry after losing its glaciers
California’s snowpack is good news for the parched state—for now
It's still early in the season, and the drought isn't ending
It’s not in your head: The weather is weirder, and climate change is the reason why
But don’t point any fingers at one particular flood. Or drought. Or hurricane. Or heatwave.