Thursday, October 6, 2022

Tag: Colorado River

Colorado River water shortage declared for first time in history

Another bleak indicator of the magnitude of the drought across the West made worse by climate change.

Colorado River has lost 1.5 billion tons of water to the...

"A decline in flows of this magnitude will present a significant challenge to all inhabitants in the Colorado River Basin."

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New analysis shows Big Oil’s continued and future price gouging

Oil prices dipped below $80 a barrel for the first time since January 2022, but consumers are paying 13 percent higher than the last time oil was this low.

Wax worm saliva can degrade stubborn plastic within hours, scientists find

Wax worms (Galleria mellonella) could both digest and biodegrade plastic, causing visible damage to a PE-plastic bag in just 40 minutes.

Noam Chomsky and David Barsamian: Optimism of the will

Three of the four horsemen of the apocalypse.

Despite calls for diplomacy to end war, US confirms more weapons headed to Ukraine

"The chances of a nuclear war increase significantly every day that passes."

Is the energy transition taking off—or hitting a wall?

With the Inflation Reduction Act, the federal government is illogically encouraging the increasing use of fossil fuels—in order to reduce our reliance on fossil fuels.