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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.
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.
A study of 27,000 trees shows early spring warming, summer drought as major factors.
Multi-university team used a sediment core from Washington stateâ€™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 NiÃ±o/La NiÃ±a patterns.
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.
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.
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.
An unprecedented, decades-long combination of heat and drought could be headed to the Southwest United States sometime this century.
- A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.