We asked the Van Buren utilities director what is causing the water shortages and what can be done about them.
- KGO – San Francisco
Residents in low-lying cities along the bayshore, San Francisco and Oakland airports, and freeways would be flooded as mega storms dump rain for three to four weeks, not days, as a result of climate change.
A massive crack in a pipe at the Lake Huron water treatment facility has impacted the water access of more than 130,000 people across several communities in Metro Detroit. Residents in the village of Almont, Bruce Township, Burtchville Township, Imlay City, Rochester, Shelby Township, and Washington Township should continue boiling their water before using it.
- The Topeka Capital-Journal
Federal officials are expected next month to rename five creeks and a stream on federal land in Kansas because their names include the word "squaw."
First Street Foundation --- whose property-level climate-risk studies can be used by homebuyers --- adds a heat model to its tool for floods and wildfires.
- Lohud | The Journal News
The Farmers' Almanac's 2022-2023 Extended Weather Forecast predicts an early start to winter, which should be cold and snowy.
In a video posted to Twitter on Saturday, two elephants can be seen rushing to save a drowning baby elephant. In what appears to be footage from Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea’s capital, the calf can be seen falling into a large pool of water. An adult elephant who is thought to be the baby elephant’s mother begins to panic, and another adult elephant rushes over.
Mudslides forced road closures in the Forest Falls area of San Bernardino County this weekend after heavy rains
- Miami Herald
The boy was snorkeling with his family at the time.
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- USA TODAY
A pipe dream, or a possibility? Water experts debate 1,500-mile aqueduct from Cajun Country to Lake Powell.
Other ideas to solve the West's water woes are equally complicated: Toting icebergs from the Arctic, desalinating ocean water or manufacturing rain.
- Palm Beach Daily News
Environmental conditions are unfavorable for the system east of Florida to strengthen.
- The Guardian
Spill is yet another example of how contamination from corporate polluters can endanger entire communities, critics say
Our civilization is slowly collapsing—but the next one is already rising
- Business Insider
Across the world, severe droughts made worse by climate change are revealing old sites, ancient artifacts, and even human remains.
The Cincinnati Zoo’s newest baby hippo has a name!
Regions that rely on the Yangtze, China's longest river, are having to deploy pumps and cloud-seeding rockets as a long drought depletes water levels and threatens crops, and a heatwave is set to last another two weeks. The Yangtze's middle and lower reaches have faced temperatures in excess of 40 Celsius (104 Fahrenheit) over the past month, with experts blaming climate change-induced variations in the western Pacific subtropical high, a major determinant of summer weather throughout east Asia. With the autumn harvest under threat, the agriculture ministry has deployed 25 teams to key regions to take action to protect crops, the Shanghai government's Guangming Daily newspaper reported.
- Kansas City Star
This species can leap 10 feet into the air when startled, officials said. Now they are one of several species being targeted in a removal project.
- USA TODAY
Hottest days of the year could double or quadruple in 30 years, says new First Street Foundation Report.
- Christian Science Monitor
Progress roundup: Discoveries in both Brazil and Turkey were so vast that paleontologists and archaeologists have a wealth of opportunities to learn.
- Martha Stewart Living
Stop by any of these locations across the United States—starting from late August through November—to see golden, sweeping views.