It Doesn’t Make Sense To Fight Over Impossible Water Pipes

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 09:50:08 +0000

My grandfather told me an interesting story once. When he was a kid, he realized that the desert was, in fact, quite dry in the Southwest. He remembers asking his dad (who I was fortunate enough to actually know a little as a kid) how all the new people moving in were going to get […]

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Climate Change, Danger Seasons & the Need for Global Action

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2022 18:48:12 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Rachel Cleetus Deadly heatwaves, extreme drought, food and water shortages, catastrophic flooding, rapidly intensifying tropical storms, raging wildfires — around the world, climate change is exacerbating extreme conditions and their harsh toll on people and ecosystems. It’s fueling “Danger Seasons,” when these impacts are at their […]

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This TikToker Will Hike The Colorado River To Raise Awareness About Its Decline & Drought

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 07 Jun 2022 04:32:55 +0000

Colorado River.The Colorado River wasn’t really on my mind as I was scrolling through TikTok the other night looking for cat videos, gem videos, and interesting smoothie recipes to try. The TikTok algorithm had other plans, however. To the surprise of Vanessa Keating, her video highlighting the decline of the Colorado River went viral. Her video […]

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California Drought Could Severely Limit Hydropower This Summer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 02 Jun 2022 15:09:07 +0000

Drought in California could nearly halve the state’s hydroelectric generation this summer, pushing up wholesale power prices in the West, and forcing the state to rely on natural gas generation and out-of-state imports, the Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects in a new analysis. The EIA suggests in a supplement to its May 2022–released Short-Term Energy Outlook […]

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NERC Warns of Mounting Reliability Risks, Urges Preparation for Challenging Summer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 19 May 2022 20:10:17 +0000

An unprecedented array of risks—ranging from capacity shortfalls, extreme weather, extended drought, supply chain issues, cybersecurity, solar PV tripping, fuel constraints, to wildfires—could imperil the reliability of nearly every North American bulk power system (BPS) region west of the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) this summer, the North American Electric Reliability Corp. (NERC) warns in […]

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Daphne Bramham: Forget the climate emergency, let's just have fun

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2022 00:05:39 +0000

You have to hand it to the Americans. They’ve spent most of the last century being particularly great at weaving fantastical dreams in Hollywood, building cartoon castles, golf courses in the sand around Palm Springs, Venice-style canals in Vegas and condos on Florida swamp land.

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B.C. Climate News April 4 to April 10: Latest IPCC report offers solutions to limit warming to 1.5 C | Old growth forest activists stage hunger strike | Increase in atmospheric methane set another record during 2021

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:31:57 +0000

Here’s your weekly roundup of climate change news for the week of April 4 to April 10, 2022.

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B.C. Climate News March 28 to April 3: Latest IPCC report expected Monday | Canada’s new climate plan calls for 42% cut in emissions from oil and gas sector | Scientists say landslide that caused lake tsunami may be linked to glacier melt

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Sat, 02 Apr 2022 16:50:36 +0000

Here’s your weekly roundup of climate change news for the week of March 28 to April 3, 2022.

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B.C. Climate News March 21 to March 27: Protests held across Canada Friday | Birds are laying eggs earlier as climate change shifts springs | Tech star donates $14.5 million to save B.C. parkland

Credit to Author: Tiffany Crawford| Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2022 22:21:03 +0000

Here’s your weekly update with the latest climate change news for the week of March 21 to March 27, 2022.

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