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Drought emergency declared in Grant County

Gov. Brown cites low snowpack and precipitation.

Gov. Kate Brown issued a drought emergency declaration for Grant County April 10 following a March 14 request by the Grant County Court. 53 more words

Office Of The Governor

Water around the world #HOWWILLWE | PepsiCo

https://www.howwillwe.com/thrive?sf64943841=1#water-map

FOR FOUR IN TEN PEOPLE, SEVERE WATER STRESS IS ALREADY A DAILY REALITY, AND DEMAND IS SPIRALLING.

Where water is scarce, energy (oil, gas, hydropower) can become more costly, crops can fail and food processing may be disrupted.

Read on….

Environment

Research: assessing the exposure of Europe's cities to heatwaves, droughts and flooding

Source: Tapia, C., Abajo, B., Feliu, E., et al. (2017). Profiling urban vulnerabilities to climate change: An indicator-based vulnerability assessment for European cities. Ecological Indicators… 858 more words

Beginning Soil Moisture 4-19-18

Here is an update on beginning soil moisture status. The left charts are as of 4/19/18 with the right charts being the previous week. You can click on the images to enlarge them. 262 more words

Drought

Cape Town water crisis update

I briefly mentioned the Cape Town water crisis in February.  At the time there were a lot of stories in the international news about the possibility of Cape Town running out of water.  444 more words

Climate Change: Greatest Snow Job

Most people know that climate science is composed of many disciplines and the underlying assumption most scientists who study climate accept as true is CO2 drives all climate change. 1,692 more words

Climate Change

Wildfires and Drought

I know it seems like I am always posting about our never ending drought but this past week it has reached a critical point with ~400,000 acres of land burning in Oklahoma.  285 more words

Weather