An epidemic of killer storms plague the planet at the same time - a stark reminder of the mounting price we humans & fellow creatures are paying for changing the climate. Here, American sailors clean up in the aftermath of super-typhoon Mangkhut on the island of Guam. A U.S. Navy photo.
Tuesday, 1 March 2011
Large Dams Can Affect Local Climate
Joshua S Hill - PlanetSave Mar 1 - '11
New research has shown that large dams have the ability to affect the local climate, to the point of drastically altering the local rainfall in some regions. Full story here.
The Shellmouth dam and the reservoir behind it, Lake of the Prairies, in western Manitoba. (Note - this is not an area specifically mentioned in this story.) Photos by l.p.