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By Brandon Jones On Monday, November 12th, 2018
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California’s wild fires grow, death toll rises to over 30, Gerard Butler shares photo of destroyed Malibu home

The Camp Fire burning near Chico, California is now the single most destructive and third-deadliest fire in state history as the death roll rose to 31 on Sunday with the discovery of six more bodies. Check More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
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California: Jerry Brown signs extreme water consumption bills into law, restricts shower, laundry and toilet use

California Governor Jerry Brown signed two bills into law Thursday aimed at reducing water consumption in the state, even in non-drought conditions. “In preparation for the next drought and our changing More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 5th, 2017
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Discovery Channel sets ‘Homestead Rescue’ season 2 premiere for June 14

Only the baddest and toughest can survive as homesteaders – those that quite don’t fit the bill get a little help from the Raney family. Craftsman and survival expert Marty Raney, along with his skilled son More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 1st, 2016
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Discovery’s ‘Killing the Colorado’ premieres on August 4

Water: once an abundant necessity is now a scarce and complex commodity. Many efforts have been made to curb excessive water use in the West, but will taking shorter showers and ripping out lawns really make a difference? More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton

In Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Tuesday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Bernie Sanders came together to discuss their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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Cirque fundraises for clean water with ‘One Drop’

In a one-night live event, Cirque du Soleil partnered to bring the 2016 “One Night for ONE DROP” event to theaters with performers from eight different Cirque du Soleil Vegas shows. 237 artists, 20 countries, More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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Directed, narrated by Angela Bassett, ‘Water Apocalypse’ closes out Nat Geo’s ‘Breakthrough’

National Geographic Channel and GE presented the new series Breakthrough produced by Imagine Entertainment (Ron Howard and Brian Grazer) and conclude with Water Apocalypse, an episode narrated and directed by Angela More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, September 18th, 2015
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Samaritan’s Purse sending relief to battle California wildfires

Two specially equipped tractor-trailers, stocked with tools and relief supplies, are on the way to Northern California where wildfires have already destroyed more than 800 homes. These two units will journey cross-country More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, July 21st, 2015
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Martin O’Malley blames origins of ISIS on global warming

Democratic presidential candidate Martin O’Malley jumped on the bandwagon of those claiming global warming is as serious as national security and created the conditions which “caused” Islamic State, More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 20th, 2015
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India’s Brutal Heat Wave: A Future Global Crisis?

May is typically a sweltering inferno for the people who reside in India. However, last month was exceptionally hot with temperatures exceeding the 113 Fahrenheit mark. In addition to roads melting in New Delhi, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015
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5 Ways to Save Water During the California Drought

photo D. Sharon Pruitt from Hill Air Force Base, Utah, USA If you’re a resident of California, you have constantly been reminded about the current California drought situation. Although next to the Pacific Ocean, More...

By Jinkie Barendse On Friday, May 29th, 2015
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Al Sharpton asks if Texas floods were caused by global warming or ‘God’s rebuke’

MSNBC host Al Sharpton took to Twitter to ask people whether or not they thought the devastating floods in Texas were caused by man-made global warming or “God’s rebuke.” #KeepingItReal QOTD: Do you think More...

By Guest Author On Friday, May 22nd, 2015
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How Recent Droughts Will Affect the Future of US Waterfalls

In recent years, much of America has experienced extreme temperatures and widespread drought. These weather patterns not only affect how people live their daily lives, but, on a larger scale, they also affect the More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Thursday, April 9th, 2015
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Carly Fiorina leads attack on ‘liberal environmentalists’ linked to California drought

Former Hewlett-Packard CEO and potential 2016 Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina is blaming “overzealous liberal environmentalists” for the water shortages caused by California’s More...

By Butter Bracco On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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Jerry Brown, California spending $1 billion in drought aid on flood prevention, recycling

Gov. Jerry Brown and top lawmakers from both parties announced Thursday a $1-billion plan to deal with California’s persistent drought, describing the legislation as a mix of short-term relief and support More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Sunday, March 15th, 2015
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NASA scientists says California out of water in 2016, calls water shortage ‘dire’

A NASA scientist made some shocking revelations regarding the California drought, low water supply and possible fall out from the water shortage. “We’re not just up a creek without a paddle in California, More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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NASA Study: Water reserves in Colorado River basin low levels ‘shocking,’ unknown when it runs out

The western U.S. has battling droughts over the last decade and a new NASA study points to worse times ahead and level of uncertainty. The underground resources in the Colorado River Basin are lower than expected More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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Drought pushes soybeans and corn prices to record high

The worst drought in a half century will continue to plague most of the U.S. Midwest crop region for at least the next 10 days, with only occasional showers providing some relief mainly in the east, an agricultural More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
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Korea suffering through worst drought since 1908

Photo/Ahzaryamed via Wikimedia Commons A brutally hot summer has arrived on the Korean peninsula, however what it is lacking are those early summer rains. In fact, according to the Korea Metrological Administration, More...


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