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  1. Demand for farm loans surges amid low crop, cattle pricesRead the original story

    6 min ago | Daily Reporter

    ... prices as the main reasons for the decline. It's the latest in a boom-and-bust cycle as old as farming. A widespread drought that began in 2010 in the south and spread across the Midwest before peaking in 2012 diminished stockpiles of grain, but was ...


  2. Demand for farm loans surges amid low crop, cattle pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Albany Times Union

    ... prices as the main reasons for the decline. It's the latest in a boom-and-bust cycle as old as farming. A widespread drought that began in 2010 in the south and spread across the Midwest before peaking in 2012 diminished stockpiles of grain, but was ...


  3. Global leaders tackle another threat.Read the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Mother Jones

    ... that Syria's civil war, the conflagration that turned ISIS into an international force, was also fueled in part by a drought sparked by climate change .) Moreover, it's a threat in which we ourselves are the problem, which means that stopping it ...


  4. The Fate of the World Lies in Between BracketsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Atlantic

    ... could have implications for everything from how many hundreds of millions of people suffer from flooding and drought to how many plant and animal species lose significant chunks of their habitats. Many scientists estimate that if greenhouse-gas ...


  5. Climate Change This Week: Breaking Clean Energy Barriers, A Hot Year, and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | The Huffington Post

    ... concerns about the future of water in the state. Folsom Lake, Before and After . Because of California's record drought, its lakes and rivers are shrinking. Credit Google Earth, CA Dept Water Resources OO California's Vanishing Lakes: A Climate ...


  6. Obama equates threats from climate change, ISISRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Hill

    ... administration has long maintained that the effects of climate change -- like rising sea levels, extreme weather, drought and crop problems -- could create more harm and unrest than terrorism, and require a similar response. Republicans have ...


  7. Finally, drought SOS to CentreRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | The Telegraph

    Ranchi, Dec. 1: The state cabinet today resolved to ask the Centre to declare Jharkhand drought-hit, the recommendation based on physical assessments of crop damage attributed to inadequate rainfall in August and September, decline in the ground water levels and scarcity of food grains and animal fodder. "We will soon request the Centre to send a team of experts for spot inspection and extend financial assistance to the state accordingly.


  8. 52 Easy ways to green your home without going brokeRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | MSN Living

    ... trip and save gas or ride your bike or walk when possible. 23. Repair your leaky faucet (especially if you live in a drought-prone area), install water-saving toilets and shower heads, and only run the clothes washer or dishwasher with full loads. ...


  9. Maryland, Virgina Score Well on Climate 'Preparedness Report Card'Read the original story w/Photo

    49 min ago | CBS Local

    ... assess risks and build action plans to increase their preparedness levels. "We know that heat is increasing and drought is more acute in certain places and coastal flooding is more due to sea level rise, and the question is, are states prepared for ...


  10. California needs water, not bullet trains: George Runner and Bob HuffRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | The Daily Breeze

    An electric sign reading "Serious Drought Help Save Water" was posted for eastbound drivers to read along the 210 Freeway near State Street exit in San Bernardino in February 2014. For the first time Caltrans posted a drought advisory statewide, which went up on more than 700 freeway signs, as a part of an educational campaign urging Californians to conserve water.


  11. Can lessons from Australia's 'Big Dry' save California?Read the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Innovations from Australia's 'millennium drought' may be adapted for California's water crisis, now in its fifth year. But energy and conservation experts say changing attitudes are just as important as new technologies.


  12. Official: California water savings take a dip in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    California's latest water conservation numbers may not appear as impressive as in past months, but residents are exceeding a long-term order to use less during the historic drought, a state official said. The State Water Resources Control Board is expected to reveal Tuesday how much water cities saved in October.


  13. Californians miss water savings target for first timeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    This Monday, Aug. 24, 2015 file photo shows the lake bed where water has dried due to the drought at Big Bear Lake, Calif. State officials say October's water conservation figures for drought-stricken California are less impressive than in past months.


  14. El Ni o should not bring an end to watering limitsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Lake County Record-Bee

    With some in these parts seemingly seeing every overnight drizzle as a harbinger of vast El Niño downpours, perhaps it's understandable that Californians dream of soon being freed from drought-induced watering restrictions. No matter how much rain our state sees, even in occasional torrents, this winter season, the fact will remain that we live in a dry climate that on the whole is getting drier during the 21st century.


  15. John Kerry on Climate Change: The Fight of Our TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RollingStone

    ... reality is starting to catch up with him. Recent studies have shown that the war in Syria was likely exacerbated by drought and famine. The flood of refugees that is overrunning Europe is offering the world a glimpse of what will happen as the globe ...


  16. California water conservation lagged in October, but state is still on courseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Los Angeles Times

    For the first time since California's emergency drought rules took effect, the state failed to reduce its monthly water consumption by 25%, regulators said Tuesday. The state cut its urban water use in October by 22.2%, compared with the same month in 2013, officials said.


  17. Lutheran World Relief Releases the 2016 Early Warning ForecastRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    ... by some communities and political figures, will be difficult. What some are calling a "gorilla" El NiA o is causing drought conditions in some places and will bring damaging rain and flooding in others. We must be prepared for disaster response. ...


  18. By following recommendations, impacts from plant diseases can be much ...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Grower Talks

    ... when beginning the diagnostic process. Climate-related conditions that could have affected the crop (cold, heat, drought, wind, rain) or crop treatments (pesticide application, fertilization, irrigation, PGR applications) should be investigated. ...


  19. Heated exchanges over claim of a link between global warming and terrorismRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    ... the Islamic State. "There is very good evidence indeed that one of the major reasons for this horror in Syria was a drought that lasted for five or six years," he said. Similarly heated exchanges have marked the U.S. political scene. As a result, ...


  20. Failed states like Syria united by one thing, and it isn't religionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Nation

    ... ethnic and religious groups working together in cities. Yet between 2006 and 2009, Syria was crippled by its worst drought in modern history. A recent article in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences showed that this drought was not ...