New Mexico

Nika Knight, staff writer
"Megadroughts" that last for decades are threatening to strike already parched Western U.S. states by the end of the century, a new study finds , with one model predicting that a drought lasting about 35 years may be a "near certainty." A megadrought would bring back the devastating dustbowl conditions of the 1930s to California, Utah, Nevada, New...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
This map shows anomalous U.S. methane emissions (or how much the emissions differ from average background concentrations) for 2003 to 2009, as measured by the European Space Agency's SCIAMACHY instrument. The Four Corners area—the area where Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah meet—is the only red spot on the map. (Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech/University of Michigan)
A NASA study released on Monday confirms that a methane "hot spot" in the Four...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Wildfires in the Southwestern U.S. continued to rage on Wednesday, as the...

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