Stories by Peter N. Spotts

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Posted on: Jul 13, 2009, Source: Christian Science Monitor

Sea-level rise and sinking land mean the Mississippi River Delta's habitable land will shrink.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2009, Source: Christian Science Monitor

In the post-Bush era, the major industrial nations meeting this week face pressure to set firm temperature and emission-reduction goals.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2009, Source: Christian Science Monitor

This week, negotiators from 182 countries meet in Bonn, Germany to lay the groundwork for a post-Kyoto climate regime.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2009, Source: Christian Science Monitor

Without significantly cuts in demand, there won't be enough water for those promised on the Lower Colorado River.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor

More water will be needed to refine oil, produce biofuels, or cool power plants that will be needed to meet the demand for more electric vehicles.

Posted on: Jul 3, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor

Some of the most serious pollution problems may not lie outdoors, but in the home.

Posted on: Feb 13, 2008, Source: Christian Science Monitor

Scientists reported that Lakes Mead and Powell stand a 50 percent chance of running dry by 2021.

Posted on: May 22, 2007, Source: Christian Science Monitor

While global warming deniers argue that most climatologists are alarmists, CO2 emissions in the past few years have exceeded the levels used in scientists' models -- signaling even more cause for concern.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2005, Source: Christian Science Monitor

Proposed federal legislation aims to move enormous fish farms up to 200 miles from the coast -- and, some fear, far away from public oversight.