Tree seed shortages compounded by decades of drought and recent extreme wildfire seasons mean the future of our forests could be in jeopardy.
Unless the world becomes more serious about reining in greenhouse gases, the Southwest will become ever more parched.
The current drought across the American West may just be the worst in recorded history. Thanks, global warming!
Drying Up: The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida New Book from John Dunn Is A Wake Up Call For Floridians
Drying Up: The Fresh Water Crisis in Florida is a wake-up call and a hard look at what the future holds for those who call Florida home.
Food-Borne Illness & Climate Change: What’s The Connection? Warming-Exaggerated Flooding, Drought Bad For Crops, Livestock
Warming-exaggerated flooding, drought and other weather extremes can lead to contamination of crops and livestock that in turn could make us sick.
Leaving bare dirt isn’t actually the best landscaping choice if you are concerned about wild fires harming your property…
Can solar desalination help an increasingly thirsty world? Using the sun to cure Central Valley water woes
Dear EarthTalk: What exactly is solar desalination and how can it help an increasingly thirsty world? —Maryann Dell’Amore, Howard, MN Solar desalination is a technique used to remove salt from water via a specially designed still that uses solar energy to boil seawater and capture […]
Is California’s drought the result of too much meddling by enviros? Carly Fiorina and other conservatives think so
Dear EarthTalk: Is California’s epic drought really the result of too much meddling by environmentalists like some conservatives have suggested? —Betsy Martin, Butte, MT While no one questions that California is in the midst of one of the worst droughts in recent history, the […]