Sunday, 7 August 2011

The Mounting Cost of Doing Nothing

 by Larry Powell
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A tractor located in a market garden east of Lumsden, Saskatchewan, sits in water in the Qu'Appelle Valley town northwest of Regina on April 17, 2011. Water-logged Prairie farmers and ranchers are to receive $448 million to help deal with devastating flood damage, Thursday Aug 4, 2011. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Roy Antal

Texas In Worst Ever Drought, Hottest Ever Heat Wave

Green/ThinkProgress - 08/4/11
Texas is now in its worst-ever one-year drought, according to John Nielsen-Gammon, the Texas State Climatologist…details here.

An underweight longhorn 
(Jay Janner/AP) Washington Post.

Climate change: Frequency of extreme droughts across Europe predicted to rise

Nature Research Photo "drought" by bartoszjanusz is licensed under CC0 1.0 The frequency of record-breaking two-year dro...