More Arrests Along Enbridge Line 3

By Mary Annette Pember, Indian Country Today. -

Three people were arrested Monday at a prayer lodge along the Mississippi River near an Enbridge construction site as questions persist that the pipeline work is worsening water shortages in [...]

Climate Experts’ Predictions Come True With US Heatwave

By Jessica Corbett, Common Dreams. -

As what the National Weather Service described as "dangerous and record-breaking heat" affects 50 million people across the Western United States even before the first day of summer, climate [...]

Not Just Another Drought

By Kurt Cobb, Resource Insights. -

The American West is having a drought. So, what else is new? And, that's just the point. The American West has been in an extended drought since 2000, so far the second worst in the last 1200 [...]

Ten Days Of Climate Extremes

By Bob Berwyn, Inside Climate News. -

Pick almost any slice of time in the recent past and you can find clues to how climate change is jacking up dangerous weather extremes. In the 10 days after the potential global heat record in [...]

Tree Rings And Weather Data Warn Of Megadrought

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network. -

London – Climate change could be pushing the US west and northern Mexico towards the most severe and most extended period of drought observed in a thousand years of US history, a full-blown [...]

The Iran Floods and U. S. Sanctions

By Jan Oberg, Counterpunch. -

You have certainly not heard much about this in the West. And it didn’t get a fraction of the media attention (and none of the hundreds of millions of Euro pledges by the perversely rich) that [...]

Climate Change, Drought And Day Zero In Cape Town

By Leonie Joubert, -

CAPE TOWN, 7 February, 2018 – Day Zero is real. The Day Zero concept means that Cape Town’s utility managers will switch off water to residential buildings and businesses, and continue to supply [...]

Scientists Warn Of Permanent Drought For 25% Of Earth By 2050

By Jake Johnson, -

In a new study that adds to the lengthy and ever-growing list of potential consequences of global climate inaction, scientists warn that around a quarter of the Earth could end up in a permanent [...]

Right To Life And Water: Drought And Turmoil For Coke And Pepsi In Tamil Nadu

By Keith Schneider, -

By Keith Schneider for Circle of Blue - TIRUNELVELI, India – Just after dusk on a warm mid-January evening, attorney DA Prabakar greeted several visitors on the dimly lit street in front of his [...]

Climate Change As Genocide; Inaction Equals Annihilation

By Michael Klare, -

By Michael Klare for Tom Dispatch. Not since World War II have more human beings been at risk from disease and starvation than at this very moment. On March 10th, Stephen O’Brien, under [...]

Looming Megadroughts In Western US

By Oliver Milman, -

By Oliver Milman for The Guardian - Warming temperatures and uncertain rainfall mean if more isn’t done to slow climate change, droughts lasting 35 years could blight western states, study says. [...]

Californians Are Changing The Water Landscape

By Peter Spotts, -

By Peter Spotts for Christian Science Monitor. NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. — For Carrie Wassenaar, a modest single-story house for sale a half a mile from the Burbank-Bob Hope Airport had the [...]

Nestlé To Be Sued For Californian Drought Crimes!

By Staff, -

By Staff of Earth We Are One - The Story of Stuff Project, a campaign group, has just announced the pursuit of legal action towards Nestlé. The lawsuit is over the extraction of groundwater in [...]

Newsletter – Black August, End Neo-Slavery, Resist

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese for Popular Resistance - Black August is coming to an end as we commemorate the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. As many head back to school, a full [...]

California Businesses Save Water In Style With #DroughtNotDrab

By Sara Aminzadeh, -

By Sara Aminzadeh in EcoWatch - As the drought continues, Californians are stepping up to conserve water, and collectively exceeded Gov. Brown’s 25 percent reduction mandate in June 2015. [...]

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