Latest Climate crisis Stories

2011-08-01 07:10:00

Nearly 12 percent of the contiguous US land area experienced record drought in July, reaching the highest levels in the history of the US Drought Monitor.

2011-06-20 10:04:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a time when our country's economy needs a shot in the arm and our federal government can no longer afford stimulus funds, American businesses stand ready to step up and inject $1 trillion trapped overseas by punitive federal tax law. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040414/DUKEENERGYLOGO ) Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) alone has $1.2 billion held hostage overseas by a tax system that penalizes U.S.

2011-04-04 20:27:28

A study of 27,000 trees shows early spring warming, summer drought as major factors.

2011-02-23 08:35:59

Multi-university team used a sediment core from Washington state’s Castor Lake to unravel regional wet/dry cycles since 4,000 BCE and found longer, more extreme periods have occurred since 1200 AD, possibly associated with changing El Niño/La Niña patterns.

2011-02-21 20:40:04

Climate change is already having an effect on the safety of the world's food supplies and unless action is taken it's only going to get worse.

2011-01-13 10:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania has more jobs, safer infrastructure, greater energy independence, better schools and a clear path to economic stability because of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Governor Edward G.

2010-12-17 15:19:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 17, 2010/ PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Based on the recommendations of the Pennsylvania Drought Task Force, the Department of Environmental Protection announced today that it has lifted drought watch declarations for 21 western counties.

2010-12-14 06:25:00

An unprecedented, decades-long combination of heat and drought could be headed to the Southwest United States sometime this century.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.