Pandas vs pinot as vineyards adjust to warming

Which is more important, pandas or pinot? Researchers say that is a question conservationists and wine-growers will have to answer in the coming years as climate change sparks a hunt for cooler places to grow wine grapes, ...

Banking on private finance to tackle the world's water crisis

With global water resources under ever-increasing stress, a new report from WWF, ING and The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) calls for urgent efforts by corporates, investors, governments and NGOs to deliver sustainable, bankable ...

Open-source software simulates river and runoff resources

Freshwater resources are finite, unevenly distributed, and changing through time.  The demand—and competition—for water is expected to grow both in the United States and in the developing/developed world.  To examine ...

US-Japan satellite to study global rain, snow

A new satellite built by NASA and its Japanese counterpart is poised to launch next month on a mission to study rain and snow around the world, the US space agency said Monday.

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