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The Mississippi water levels are low, and are about to get a lot lower. The stubborn drought that has gripped the Midwest for much of the year has left the Mighty Mississippi critically low -- and ...
by Muskegon Critic
Comment Count 191 comments on Sun Nov 25, 2012 at 09:13 PM PST with 501 Recommends
After 18 months of drought, a dim environmental awareness is dawning over the Republican states of the Old South. You can see it in a few sad headlines here and there:
by Jacob Freeze
Comment Count 790 comments on Tue Nov 06, 2007 at 06:19 AM PST with 465 Recommends
by Mike Stark
Comment Count 755 comments on Mon Jul 31, 2006 at 05:44 PM PDT with 465 Recommends
Three tropical cyclones churned the waters around Australia on March 11, 2015, including Pam, which reached ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 297 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 439 Recommends
Water Levels in the High Plains Aquifer have Dropped Over 200 feet in Texas & Kansas Three years of extreme drought, amplified by climate change, and decades of excessive withdrawal of groundwater ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 208 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 12:25 PM PDT with 410 Recommends
We might as well get used to sights like this for the foreseeable future. San Francisco broke an unfortunate record last month:
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 240 comments on Mon Feb 02, 2015 at 08:58 AM PST with 401 Recommends
Much of California and the southwest had less than a tenth of an inch of rain in January, normally the wettest month. California state water officials announced that no state ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 426 comments on Sat Feb 01, 2014 at 11:36 AM PST with 394 Recommends
It's 121 degrees. The waters continue to rise, and soon even the high road will be underwater. As it is, there's nowhere else to sit, much less sleep. The house? Swept away days ...
by Aji
Comment Count 231 comments on Sat Sep 04, 2010 at 12:53 PM PDT with 387 Recommends
Lake Oroville, California California is in the midst of a severe" drought : In May, 100% of California was experiencing "severe" drought -- ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 289 comments on Thu Aug 21, 2014 at 12:44 PM PDT with 383 Recommends
I'm a longtime former resident of central Texas (Austin area), and I couldn't help but notice that it seems virtually nowhere in the news that major natural disaster is unfolding in my former state ...
by ElsieElsie
Comment Count 464 comments on Sun Sep 04, 2011 at 09:09 PM PDT with 382 Recommends
Chances of a western north America megadrought of an intensity not seen since before the arrival of European explorers just went up. The largest surge of heat ever recorded moving west to east in ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 279 comments on Wed Jul 30, 2014 at 05:45 AM PDT with 361 Recommends
Its been really, really HOT so far this summer after a very warm winter (by North American standards). But how hot has it been? Well, a government agency that I'm certain a host of radical far ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 232 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 12:47 PM PDT with 356 Recommends
I am 65 years old. I've lived in the heartland of Illinois and Iowa my whole life. I now live in eastern Iowa. Since I was old enough to push a lawnmower safely, I have cut the grass once or twice a ...
by jim in IA
Comment Count 355 comments on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 08:10 AM PDT with 336 Recommends
David Horsey posted an excellent commentary in yesterday's online issue of the L.A. Times. Under the heading: Republicans have a medieval mindset about climate change , Horsey says: In California, ...
by praenomen
Comment Count 115 comments on Thu Sep 27, 2012 at 01:25 AM PDT with 325 Recommends
Following two years of cold water in the equatorial Pacific ocean, the next year is almost always a warm, El Niño event. Not this time. A weak surge of warm water along the west coast of the ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 134 comments on Fri Jan 18, 2013 at 08:55 AM PST with 322 Recommends
We all know the State of California is in a bad situation. Among the wildfires, and budget crisis there is more trouble brewing in the Central Valley. The state has declared all of the San Joaquin ...
by ace7521
Comment Count 84 comments on Fri Aug 21, 2009 at 04:10 PM PDT with 299 Recommends
276 record highs, smoke from Arizona fires covering the midwest in a spring of record conflagrations and the media is talking about photos of a guy's shorts. Climate disruption has literally set ...
by FishOutofWater
Comment Count 138 comments on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 03:13 PM PDT with 298 Recommends
I love you California. Your diversity of landscape and natural beauty and your richness of culture and inclusiveness make California one of my favorite places on our planet. California you have ...
by VL Baker
Comment Count 394 comments on Mon Apr 06, 2015 at 07:21 AM PDT with 294 Recommends
Now this is what Global Warming is all about. Let’s GO to the Atlanta Journal and Constitution headline: METRO ATLANTA'S NEED FOR WATER: THREE MONTHS FROM A MUDHOLE ...
by deepsouthdoug
Comment Count 503 comments on Fri Oct 12, 2007 at 09:09 PM PDT with 280 Recommends
Don't shoot the messenger, folks. A recent research article published in the online journal Science Advances by 2050 major portions of the Southwestern and Great Plains states will suffer from ...
by Steven D
Comment Count 242 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 01:31 PM PST with 279 Recommends