Drought


Mars Meteorites Reveal Drought Wiped out Alien Life on the Red Planet

Mars Meteorites Reveal Drought Wiped out Alien Life on the Red Planet

An international team of planetary scientists studying meteorites found life on Mars would be difficult...

Nov 12 2016, 7:03am CST

California Drought Could Last for Centuries, Study Suggests

California Drought Could Last for Centuries, Study Suggests

Warming forces like greenhouse gases caused millennia of dryness in prehistoric California and they could do the same again....

Sep 19 2016, 7:22am CDT

Combining Traditional Wisdom with Science Can Tackle Drought

Combining Traditional Wisdom with Science Can Tackle Drought

India is going through severe water shortage in several states. The scarcity is mainly due to the dry season, but it has been e...

May 25 2016, 12:00am CDT

Drought Changes Cimate of Rocky Mountain Forests After Fire

Drought Changes Climate of Rocky Mountain Forests After Fire

The dry conditions have changed the climate of forests after fires broke out in them....

Mar 22 2016, 6:13am CDT

Eastern Mediterranean Recent Drought was the Worst in 900 Years

Eastern Mediterranean Recent Drought was the Worst in 900 Years

The dry climate of the Eastern Mediterranean that has been recorded recently is the most bleak since the past millennium or so....

Mar 3 2016, 8:45am CST

Severe drought

New Study Says California Drought May Have Come To Stay

A new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters reveals that the current California drought and dry condition...

Feb 8 2016, 8:37am CST

Millions of Trees are Threatened by California Drought, Says Study

Millions of Trees are Threatened by California Drought, Says Study

Around 58 million trees are at risk of dying due to historic California drought....

Dec 29 2015, 9:03am CST

California May Lift Some Drought Bans

California May Lift Some Drought Bans

Looks like things are getting a little better for people in California. Some areas in the state, like Sacramento, won't have to...

Dec 22 2015, 12:45am CST

New Study, Drought and Heat Wave Mixing have Increased Substantially in the US

Whenever two climate extremes overlap, they lead to a devastating impact....

Sep 3 2015, 8:51pm CDT

California Drought Getting Worse due to Global Warming

California Drought Getting Worse due to Global Warming

Research is proving that the California drought is getting worse. And that is due to the ravaging effects of global warming....

Aug 21 2015, 5:50am CDT

California Drought Is Killing Giant Sequoia Trees

California Drought Is Killing Giant Sequoia Trees

The giant trees in Sequoia National Park are showing visible signs of stress due to four year record breaking drought...

Aug 19 2015, 3:28am CDT

Can Genetic Engineering Mitigate California's Drought?

Can Genetic Engineering Mitigate California's Drought?

STANFORD, CA–  Water is in increasingly short supply in many parts of the United States.  Here in California, where m...

Feb 5 2014, 5:52am CST

California Drought Sets State Officials on High Alert

The most recent drought to hit the state of California has set the officials on high alert. The dry conditions have made water...

Jan 31 2014, 5:43am CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contam...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Drought Fighting Tool: Using Water Data To Change Behavior, Promote Conservation

Does blending personalized water consumption data, conservation tips and competitive spirit create the right formula for gettin...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST