Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: drought

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.

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.

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Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

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Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”