Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Tag: drought

Rain and heat, fire and snow

The world as we knew it really is ending faster than some of us ever expected.

Oxford study warns extreme heat and drought to hit 90% of...

The life-threatening impacts of the global climate emergency have only continued to reverberate in 2023.

Utah’s Great Salt Lake reaches record-low water level

While the west is experiencing a mega-drought, the lake is at its lowest water level since recording started in 1847.

Desertification and land degradation now affects 50% of world’s population, economy:...

Damage to soils and water has dire consequences for humanity, a new report warns ahead of meeting of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification.

Warmer, drier spring to bring worsening drought to US, NOAA report...

Likely worsening conditions in many of the areas already experiencing drought could lead to additional heatwaves.

Climate crisis has made western US megadrought worst in 1,200 years

"Climate change is here and now," said Rep. Pramila Jayapal. "If a 1,200 year mega-drought isn't enough to make people realize that, I don't know what is."

California oil lobby seeks to strip environmental protections for groundwater amid...

The move could make it harder for landowners to sue companies that pollute water tables.

Forests vs. climate change: Researchers race to understand what drought means...

We’re already seeing signs of accelerated forest mortality around the world. And it’s not just arid regions that may see forest die-offs, new research finds.

Yet another benefit of renewable energy: It uses practically no water...

As solar and wind become increasingly cost competitive with natural gas for electric power generation – especially in water-constrained areas of the country – they have the added advantage of being a water smart choice.

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Averting Crisis: Global Calls for Restraint as Tensions Escalate Between Israel and Iran

Amidst calls for peace, a night of retaliation heightens fears of an all-out war.

Dead on arrival

Israel’s blowback genocide.

Coal capacity increased 2% globally in 2023, the most since 2016

Retire coal plants faster or 'forget about' Paris goals, energy expert says.