Drought

The Drought of 1988 was the worst since the Dust Bowl

President Ronald Reagan visits the Krone Family Farm in Du Quoin, Illinois on July 14, 1988 (Courtesy: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum)<p>×<p>…

Ronald Reagan

Are Record Temperatures Evidence of Manmade Global Warming?

Opinion<p>Posted: Jul 22, 2018 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p>It is a …

Global Warming

Have you been affected by the drought in Australia?

A record dry spell has caused the worst drought in 100 years in parts of eastern Australia. Farmers with livestock in parts of New South Wales have been some of the most affected as low rainfall and a dry winter have depleted the grass needed to feed livestock.<p>Farmers are having to buy expensive …

Wales

Morning top 5: Water conservation continues; family deaths in US boat tragedy; and Stardust campaign

<b>Irish Water's appeal to conserve water remains in place, despite wet conditions in many parts of the country.</b><p>The company says the supply of water …

San Bernardino County

British Open LIVE: Rory McIlroy hoping to end Major drought at Carnoustie

Day three of the Open Championship gets underway at Carnoustie this morning, as Rory McIlroy aims to end his major drought. Click the leaderboard …

Golf

15 Climate Change Facts That You'll Know Are True If You're Not An Idiot

1. Let's clear this up: the overwhelming majority of climate scientists — aka the experts — believe that climate change is REAL, happening, and is …

Climate Change

Crop failure and bankruptcy threaten farmers as drought grips Europe

Farmers across northern and central Europe are facing crop failure and bankruptcy as one of the most intense regional droughts in recent memory strengthens its grip.<p>States of emergency have been declared in Latvia and Lithuania, while the sun continues to bake Swedish fields that have received only …

Environment

Panerai Debuts Tough Luminor "California 8 Days" Watch

Scratch and water resistant.<p>Panerai is back with another sturdy timepiece. This new model, the “Luminor California 8 Days DLC PAM 779,” is a blend of function and fashion, with a clever face that utilizes both Roman and Arabic numerals, purportedly to improve legibility. Another fusion of style and …

For Men

Undeterred by NYC ruling, Baltimore sues Big Oil over climate change

Similar efforts in NYC and California have been so far unsuccessful, but that isn't stopping the movement.<p>A day after New York City faced a massive …

Fossil Fuels

UK water firm asks for more water from Lake District to fight drought

A water company has asked for permission to take more water from some of the Lake District’s most famous lakes, as the UK experiences its driest summer for decades.<p>United Utilities, which supplies water to north-west England, has submitted three drought applications to the Department for …

Lake District

U.S. West power prices soar to four-year highs as heat wave bakes region

(Reuters) - Electric prices in some U.S. Western markets rose to their highest in more than four years as power generators compete for dwindling natural gas supplies to keep air conditioners humming as a heat wave bakes much of the region.<p>Utilities in California and Arizona were competing for gas …

Environment

California Voters Will Decide Whether To Split The State In Three This November

The Silicon Valley venture capitalist has said previously that California has become "ungovernable" and dividing it into smaller states would create …

Silicon Valley

Alaska Meets California: Chill Out in the Historic 'Igloo' House in San Anselmo

For vintage home lovers, we present a perfectly preserved Craftsman known as "The Igloo" in San Anselmo, CA, which has landed on the market for $3.3M.<p>For vintage home lovers, we present a perfectly preserved Craftsman in San Anselmo, CA, which has landed on the market for $3.3 million.<p>Known as “The …

Real Estate

Salton Sea Experts To Weigh In On Issues, Solutions In Cabazon

The local event is one of four major annual events concerning state water issues hosted by the Southern California Water Coalition.<p>CABAZON, CA — …

Southern California

80% of Oregon in moderate drought

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) --- 80% of Oregon is now in a drought, the United States Drought Monitor reports.<p>New data shows severe drought in central …

Portland, OR

Covered California rates will increase in 2019, the latest in CA politics, California's refugee struggles

Covered California says the state's health insurance exchange premiums will increase an average of 8.7 percent next year. Plus, it's been a wild week …

California

Water bleak scene at reservoir!

THIS stunning image by Bolton News Camera Club member Pete Kennington shows the exceptionally low water levels at Wayoh Reservoir. New vegetation and …

Manchester

You may have dead or dying trees on your property thanks to the 2016 drought

HOOVER, Ala. - Though the most recent drought was in 2016, its effects are still being felt today in local trees.<p>Dead, dying or weak trees and limbs …

Drought

“People of the land, they don’t like to ask for help, but they need it the most right now.”

Edwina Robertson was supposed to be taking a holiday from her life as a country wedding photographer when something caught her eye. It was her friend …

Wales

Parts of WNY Experiencing a Drought

2 hours ago<p>Some parts of Western New York are experiencing a drought.<p>The U.S. Drought Monitor says northern sections of the region are in a moderate …

Western New York

European heatwave brings drought, wildfires

Wildfires in the Arctic Circle, drought-stricken farmers and a spike in hospital treatment for sunburn: an unusually long heatwave this summer has …

Wildfires

UK heatwave shuts part of Leeds & Liverpool canal

<b>A 55-mile section of Britain's longest canal could close for a month unless there is significant rainfall.</b><p>From 30 July, the Canal and River Trust will close locks along the Leeds & Liverpool route amid water supply concerns.<p>While the closure will prevent boats travelling from Wigan, through …

Water

Rethink splitting California into three states: Letters

Re “Desalting plant drawing foes” (July 7):<p>The article and the desalting foes fail to consider what will happen if the three-state initiative trying …

Los Angeles

Heatwave ahead - no sign of end to drought, and it's getting hotter

Sheep take shelter from the sun. Photo: DutchNews.nl<p>The temperature in eastern parts of the Netherlands could top 35 degrees for several days next …

Weather

Climate change and drought

Our global editorial team of 46 journalists and 150 freelancers covers the world’s under-reported stories at the heart of aid, development, women’s …

Climate Change

'Turn the taps off' to stop drought, Welsh Water pleads

<b>People are being urged to turn off the tap while brushing their teeth as Welsh Water calls on customers to help safeguard supplies.</b><p>Earlier this month it said a number of its 87 reservoirs were at a lower level than usual due to the recent heatwave.<p>Now, with the dry weather expected to continue …

News (Wales)

Sweden's farmers count cost of historic drought

As an unprecedented drought scorches large swathes of Sweden's green pastures, farmers are having to send their animals to slaughter because they …

Arctic Circle

Arctic Circle Burns As Record Heat Broils Northern Europe

An intense heat wave is fueling wildfires across an enormous swath of northern Europe, with at least 11 fires raging within the Arctic Circle, …

Northern Europe

Desalination plant brings relief to Ensenada residents struggling with limited water supply

Baja California’s first utility-scale desalination plant has launched operations, supplying 5.7 million gallons a day of converted seawater to …

Water

Why I Chose To Build My Businesses In LA

As Paul Graham, the famous venture capitalist behind Y-Combinator and countless billion-dollar-plus startups wrote, every city you live in asks characteristically different things of you. New York, with its towers of finance, asks you to be rich (and you need to be!). Boston, with MIT and Harvard, …

Entrepreneurship