All Articles on Drought

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A World on Fire: July Was Hottest Month Ever Recorded
Record set for hottest month of the year puts 2015 on track to be hottest year ever recorded... and the consequences are mounting
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Calif. Community's Techno-Fix to Drought: A Path Towards More Climate Problems?
'I think that one of the myths, besides the myth of abundance, is the myth that technology will fix whatever we're doing, so it's OK to foul those waters because some technology is going to come along and clean it up.'—Maude Barlow
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Not 'If' But 'How': New Study Shows Why All Extreme Weather Is Climate Related
New research explains why people debating whether or not specific events are caused by climate change have it all wrong
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NASA: The Earth is Running Out of Water
More than half of the world's 37 largest aquifers are losing water due to population and climate stresses
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Devastating Floods in Texas Just Latest Example of Global Weather Extremes
'Going from one extreme to another is a hallmark of climate change.'
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Farmers Cut Back as Beleaguered California Hit by Water Loss
State accepts voluntary water cutbacks by farmers as vandals loose 50m gallons from dam
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Agriculture Gets Free Pass As California Adopts Mandatory Water Rules
Without regulations for large-scale farmers, drought crisis cannot be solved, says expert
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In Drought-Ridden California, Activists Demand Repercussions for Nestlé
Nestlé must cease bottling water altogether and not just renew its permit, environmental and human rights activists say
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In Dry California, Thirsty Oil and Big-Ag Industries Exempt from Water Regulations
Despite historic drought, Governor Jerry Brown has not put restrictions on oil drilling and fracking, but is focusing on urban usage of water
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Following the lowest snowpack ever recorded and with no end to the drought in sight, Governor Jerry Brown has announced an executive order designed to save water by increasing enforcement of rules prohibiting wasteful water use, streamlining the state's drought response, and investing in new technologies to make California more drought resilient. News
Era of 'Nice Little Green Grass' Is Over as Calif. Imposes Strict Water Rules
Amid worsening drought, Gov. Jerry Brown signs far-reaching executive order designed to reduce state's water consumption by twenty-five percent
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