Cleaner snow boosts future snowpack predictions

Less pollution settling into snow should help cut the decline of snowpack in the Northern Hemisphere later this century. Though the snowpack will still diminish due to rising temperatures, the outlook is less dire when the ...

Study shows air pollution speeds snowmelt

Diminished anthropogenic pollutant emissions during 2020 COVID-19 lockdowns reduced snowmelt in the Himalayas, according to a study published in the journal PNAS Nexus.

Scientists: Largest US reservoirs moving in right direction

Parts of California are under water, the Rocky Mountains are bracing for more snow, flood warnings are in place in Nevada, and water is being released from some Arizona reservoirs to make room for an expected bountiful spring ...

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