Lake Mead

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    An Inconvenient Thirst: 9 Global Hot Spots

    What follows is a picture of the groundwater challenges at home and abroad. I must concede that I became depressed while putting this together, but then remembered far more brilliant people are working on ways to manage our way out of this crisis. We just need more of these folks to make it a priori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2014

    An Inconvenient Thirst: Jay Famiglietti Reader

    The reading assignment below? It's alright. But the truth is the subject of the story, UC Irvine and Jet Propulsion Laboratory water scientist Jay Famiglietti, has written far more eloquently about the global groundwater issues raised in this week's cover story. After the jump are but five examples ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Drought Even Worse Than Feared Claims New NASA/UC Irvine Study of Groundwater

    A new study by NASA and UC Irvine scientists finds more than 75 percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin since late 2004 came from underground resources, meaning our parched state and region is even worse off than previously feared.

  • Features

    September 2, 2004

    Its Snot Unusual

    Im George W. Bush, and I Approve This Destruction

  • Culture

    May 13, 1999

    Off the Strip

    A guide to weird Las Vegas