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Arsenic in Wine Industry Lawsuit, Obama Fracking Regulations

In the last week, a lawsuit was filed against the wine industry for arsenic levels and President Obama proposed fracking rules Sources – Weather.com, Patch.com,…


PODCAST: MegaDrought Study Authors Break It Down

Ben Cook and Jason Smerdon summarize and comment on the Earth Institute’s recent study. Article: http://www.rawscience.tv/warming-pushes-western-u-s-to-driest-period-in-1000-yrs/ WARMING PUSHES WESTERN U.S. TOWARD DRIEST PERIOD IN…


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WARMING PUSHES WESTERN U.S. TOWARD DRIEST PERIOD IN 1,000 YEARS

News from the Earth Institute @ Columbia University: WARMING PUSHES WESTERN U.S. TOWARD DRIEST PERIOD IN 1,000 YEARS Study Warns of Unprecedented Risk of…


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Brazil’s Epic Drought May Cancel Carnival

Brazil is in an epic drought. It effects São Paulo to Rio de Janeiro along with other large regions of the country. According to…


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Did Myans Die From Drought? Will Californians?

The Mayans were an advanced civilization that flourished while cradled in South America in what is currently Guatemala. The society collapsed around 900 A.D. A…


Map shows a high risk for a "megadrought" in the Southwest, according to study by Cornell University, the University of Arizona and the U.S. Geological Survey. (Toby Ault / Cornell University)

Study concludes drought likely to continue.

 The chances of a “megadrought” in the Southwest lasting more then 30 years is reported to be 50% while the chances of a 10…


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As drought worsens in California, hopes of El Nino weaken

Pasadena Ca.       Look at the maroon and mustard map above and you will notice that 100% of California is in a…


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Water, Drought, Climate Change: Understanding the War in Syria

Starting in 2006 and lasting through 2011, Syria suffered the worst long-term drought and the most severe set of crop failures in recorded history….