Column: Climate change is driving rapid shifts between high and low water levels on the Great Lakes

The North American Great Lakes contain about one-fifth of the world’s surface fresh water. In May, new high water level records were set on Lakes Erie and Superior, and there has been widespread flooding across Lake Ontario for the second time in three years. These events coincide with persistent precipitation and severe flooding across much … Continue reading Column: Climate change is driving rapid shifts between high and low water levels on the Great Lakes