Monday, July 15, 2019

Tag: drought

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.

Climate scientist: As UN warns of global catastrophe, we need a...

Or otherwise, millions will be imperiled by increasing droughts, floods, fires and poverty.

Human-caused climate change severely exposes the US national parks

Our newly published results reveal that climate change has exposed the national parks to conditions hotter and drier than the country as a whole.

Water run out: Days are numbered in Cape Town

Residents are bracing for "Day Zero" as South Africa's second largest city could see the end of free flowing water by April 12.

25 percent of the earth could see a permanent drought by...

If Earth’s temperature goes up by 2 degrees Celsius by 2050, more than 25 percent of the world would live in a state of drought.

Gas pipeline explosion kills 1 and injures 5

Alabama is currently in a massive drought and is vulnerable to wildfires, making these events all the more dangerous.

Nestlé to Continue to Pipe Water Out of California Despite Drought...

Nestlé has been using a pipeline to take public water, in drought-stricken California, and use it for selling purposes on an expired permit from 1988.

Donald Trump Says There is No Drought in California

Trump claims California is not in a drought and will open up water to farmers if he is elected president.

The Shocking Consequences of the World’s Meat Addiction

Animal agriculture is killing billions of animals annually and harming our environment.

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Trump reverses water bottle ban in national parks

The 2011 “Water Bottle Ban” gave national parks the allowance to prohibit the sale of plastic water bottles, which helped reduce park...

550,000 acres on fire in Alaska in latest sign of the climate crisis

Alaska's fires show the footprints of climate change in multiple ways.

For-profit company makes $750 per day, per immigrant child yet maintains deplorable conditions

For $750 a day a child could stay in a suite at Trump's Washington hotel.

Logic for progressives: an interview with Professor Ben Burgis

Ben Burgis, an author and professor of philosophy at Rutgers University, is on a mission to make progressives more effective in confronting the right with good arguments, whether...

Here are some of the climate-linked disasters and rollbacks Trump’s ‘environmental leadership’ speech didn’t...

“It's fitting that President Trump is promoting his awful environmental record on the same day that the White House is flooding after a historic storm.”