California’s Hydroelectric Generation Affected by Historic Drought

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 22:53:35 +0000

Most of the western United States is experiencing intense and historic drought conditions. California is one of the most severely affected states. As of June 22, 2021, 100% of the state is experiencing some degree of drought. About 33% of the state has been categorized under exceptional drought, the most intense drought classification. The drought conditions have […]

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Out Of A Million Headlines, This Is The One I Find Most Frightening

Credit to Author: George Harvey| Date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 18:05:59 +0000

Originally published at Green Energy Times Yes, I meant “a million.” It was not hyperbole. Every day, I search the news for articles on energy and climate change. I gather news items, with links to the original articles, put them up in a daily post on my blog, geoharvey.com. I have done this every day […]

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Can the US Survive California’s Drought?

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:50:59 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Pablo Ortiz, Bilingual Western States Climate Scientist  The drought facing the Western United States is bad. Really bad. It’s become worse faster than the last one. As more of the United States suffers from drought conditions and water supplies are diminishing, water demands are rising. Smaller water supplies combined with […]

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Hoover Dam Reservoir Hits Record Lows Amid Extreme Drought In The American West

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2021 23:02:06 +0000

The severe drought in the American West, a result of this winter’s historically bad snowpack, has worsened after another dry week, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor. Huge swaths — 88% — of the western U.S. are in drought conditions, with 26% experiencing “exceptional” drought, a figure expected to grow as summer gets underway. Forecasters […]

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