U.S. Drought Rivals 1930s Dust Bowl
The Western heartland of the United States is experiencing a massive drought – whose impacts have been exacerbated by climate change as well as poor land and water management. Surely, this major catastrophe which portends the impacts of climate change has resulted in the American government springing into action, as was done in the 1930s. Assuredly those in power are working to cut greenhouse gas emissions and restore damaged lands. Unless the government is owned by the oil companies.
West faces a sixth year of epic drought | csmonitor.com
…the sixth consecutive year of drought, with portions of the usually verdant Rockies looking more like the Mojave Desert. In what scientists call a combination of drought cycles and global warming, nine Western states are seeing extreme dryness