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Dec 15, 2015 03:12 PM ET // Irene Klotz
The weather pattern is expected to help alleviate California's drought, but it could also bring severe erosion.
Dec 8, 2015 05:55 AM ET
Climate change created a massive drought in Syria and Iraq, leading to increased destabilization. Is that what helped bring about the terrorist group?
Nov 22, 2015 07:57 AM ET // AFP
With more than 130 known varieties in the world, resurrection plants are a unique group of flora that can survive extreme water shortages for years.
Oct 19, 2015 12:58 PM ET // Danny Clemens, DSCOVRD
As Mexico’s Nezahualcoyotl reservoir succumbs to drought, its receding waters have revealed a haunting relic from the past. Continue reading →
Oct 2, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Think California is parched now? The Golden State experienced even more pronounced mega-droughts, back in the times when mammoths roamed the land. Continue reading →
Sep 28, 2015 01:10 PM ET
Lessened snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountains has some scientists worried about the impact on California's water supply, a third of which comes from those mountains.
Sep 22, 2015 01:00 PM ET // AFP
More than 1,500 homes have been destroyed in two immense fires that have torn through California over the last week.
Sep 21, 2015 02:15 PM ET // Brian Kahn, Climate Central
For the second time in as many weeks, the Southwest is facing a major threat of flash flooding as more rain comes up from the tropics. Continue reading →
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