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Dec 5, 2014 02:07 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Record heat is magnifying the effects of the state-wide drought, according to climate scientists from the University of Minnesota and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
Nov 5, 2014 02:15 PM ET // Andrea Thompson, Climate Central
There is a better than 99 percent chance that 2014 will be the warmest year on record in California.
Oct 17, 2014 11:30 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
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.
Oct 20, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
About 96 percent of the four-lake water complex that feeds Metropolitan Sao Paulo, home to 20 million, has been used up.
Sep 18, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Discovery News
Nearly 6,000 firefighters have been called in to battle 12 fires raging out of control across California.
Aug 4, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
If California's drought continues beyond year three, experts say that the thirsty state could be in danger of a slow-motion water apocalypse.
May 9, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Discovery News & Paul Heltzel
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.
May 7, 2014 12:52 PM ET // Tim Wall
Nine droughts in the West dwarfed the Dust Bowl of the 1930's, while extremely wet years flooded the region. Continue reading →
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