The 1934 drought is the worst on record for North America in the past 1,000 years, and had similar conditions to the current California drought.
About 96 percent of the four-lake water complex that feeds Metropolitan Sao Paulo, home to 20 million, has been used up.
Nearly 6,000 firefighters have been called in to battle 12 fires raging out of control across California.
If California's drought continues beyond year three, experts say that the thirsty state could be in danger of a slow-motion water apocalypse.
An increase in temperature, extreme weather, loss of ice and rising sea level are just a few of changes we can measure right now. Let's take a look at some of the most concerning trends.
Nine droughts in the West dwarfed the Dust Bowl of the 1930's, while extremely wet years flooded the region. Continue reading →
Climate change is already hitting the nation hard and will really clobber us down the road if we don't act now, the study says.
It rained in Los Angeles. No kidding, I was shocked too. Three days without so much as a ray of sun, this transplanted Brit was beginning to feel right at home -- wet and dreaming of a sunny day. Continue reading →
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